PLASMA LEVELS OF NESFATIN-1 IN PATIENTS WITH POLYCYSTIC OVARY SYDROME


Binnetoglu E. , Erbag G. , Gencer M. , Turkon H. , Asik M. , Gunes F. , ...Daha Fazla

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, cilt.30, ss.201-204, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.201-204

Özet

Introduction. Polycycstic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an important disorder in women of reproductive age which is characterised with menstrual dysfunction, anovulation and hyperandrogenism. 5-10% of the female population affected by this syndrome. Nesfatin-1 is a new anorexigenic hormone which is expressed from several regions of hypothalamus and peripheral tissues. Nesfatin-1 is related with obesity, insulin resistance and appetite. We aimed to evaluated the nesfatin-1 levels in patients with PCOS.