Preoperative Somatostatin Analogue Treatment Might Trigger Apoptosis and Autophagy in Tumor Tissues of Patients with Acromegaly: A Pilot Study.


Dagistanli F. , Ozkaya H. M. , Kucukyoruk B., Biceroglu H., Metin D., Gazioglu N. , ...More

Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association, vol.126, no.3, pp.168-175, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 126 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0042-107243
  • Title of Journal : Experimental and clinical endocrinology & diabetes : official journal, German Society of Endocrinology [and] German Diabetes Association
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-175

Abstract

Objective To evaluate the effect of preoperative somatostatin analog (SRL) treatment on proteins associated with apoptosis and autophagy in patients with acromegaly and to determine factors correlating with these parameters.