The effect of sleeve gastrectomy on serum irisin levels in patients with morbid obesity

Demirpence M., Yilmaz H., Colak A., Yalcin H., Toprak B., Turkon H., ...More

ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA, vol.67, no.5, pp.481-486, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/ep.a2016.0029
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.481-486
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


Introduction: Irisin, a recently identified myokine, is associated with increased energy expenditure and has a potential role in obesity. Therefore, we investigated circulating irisin levels in morbidly obese patients undergoing sleeve gastrectomy (SG).