Dioxin is an Insidious Toxin: The Role of Liposuction for the Blood Dioxin Levels

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Ozel B., Cenetoglu S., Sencan A.

GAZI MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.30, no.1, pp.8-11, 2019 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.12996/gmj.2019.03
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-11
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Dioxins are chemicals which remain intact in the environment for long periods, accumulate in fat tissues of living organisms and are toxic to humans. The aim of this study is determining the concentration of dioxin which passes from the adipose tissues to the bloodstream by means of liposuction, and comparing the results with the existing dioxin level in the blood in order to take certain precautions according to the obtained results.