109 Questions on Oxidative Stress

  • What is oxidative stress?
  • What are the main features of an "ideal test" to evaluate oxidative stress?
  • What is the most common procedure to perform the d-ROMs test?
  • What are the analytical performances of the BAP test?
  • What are the actual trends in the prevention and in the treatment of oxidative stress?


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Once the tests (d-ROMs and BAP) are performed, it will be necessary for the doctor to interpret and manage the results obtained from the tests.

On the basis of the results of over 440 clinical studies published on the application of such tests, it is possible to draw up a series of orientative guide lines for the correct interpretation and managment of the results. Such guide lines constitute an essential support for the medical doctor because they allow him to have a clearer and more precise diagnosis of the oxidative stress, hence to optimize the specific treatment and/or antioxidant treatment when it will be needed. These guide lines are the core of Win Os Manager.

Win OS Manager is an original software with the specific purpose to help the professionals working in the medical/health field to manage oxidative stress in the everyday practical clinic. With the term oxidative stress is meant a pathological condition characterized by an unbalance between production (increased) and elimination (reduced) of reactive chemical species with oxidizing activity, commonly indicated as "free radicals".

The core of Win OS Manager is a specific algorithm, which allows the operator, on the base of the inserted clinical data (personal data, clinical history and clinical visit) and biochemical data (results of d-ROMs and BAP tests) to obtain a differentiated report for the medical operator and for the patient by each individual undergoing such evaluation. The result will be a global assessment over the actual situation in relation to:

  • oxidative stress (with its explanation)
  • the risk profile for oxidative stress
  • a series of suggestions (in relation to physiological conditions, to the life style, to potential hexogen factors causing oxidative stress, to iatrogenic factors and to other eventual factors)
  • indications and posology of eventual pharmacological and/or antioxidant treatments
  • eventual instrumental and laboratory examinations suggested for deepening the etiopathogenesis of the case
  • the date of the next examination

The software is completed by some "utilities" offering the operator the possibility to consult (and eventually print) the previous examinations and some extra subsidiary documents like the specific diagnostic algorithm, the vitamins requirements, the ORAC point score of most commune vegetables, and so on.

The operator will be able to install the software in its personal computer after the notification of positive procedure from the web site of the International Observatory of Oxidative Stress, Free Radicals and Antioxidant Systems (www.oxidativestressobservatory.org), personalizing the software with its data and protecting the access via Password.