Author : Al-Mashhedy, A.M.
journal of kerbala university,
2011, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 80-83
Victims of terror attacks was risen in Iraq in recent years. Victims of terror attacks, whether or not physically injured, sometimes suffer from traumatic symptoms, lead to generation of oxygen free radicals and reactive oxygen species which cause oxidative stress and different diseases related with stress such as psychosomatic diseases. The propose of this study is determined of Lactate dehydrogenase(LDH), Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and Aspartate aminotransferase(AST) activities for victims of terror attacks compared with volunteers who are non affected in terror attacks and considers as a control group, to explain the effect of trauma on enzymes activity for these patients due to the terrorism attack. 35 victims of terror attacks aged 12-50 years compared with 20 donator as a control group, The victims are infected by in different terrorism attacks in Babylon city, the sample collected from patients after they attack terror. The study shown a significantly increased of LDH activity and no significant increase of AST and ALT for victims group compared with control group.