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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/ep.a2016.0029
  • Journal Name: ENDOKRYNOLOGIA POLSKA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.481-486

Abstract

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).