Evaluation of cardiovascular disease risk in women with surgically induced menopause

Sari N., Engin-Ustun Y., Caglayan E. K., GÖÇMEN A. Y., POLAT M. F.

GYNECOLOGICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.32, no.6, pp.498-501, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/09513590.2015.1136615
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.498-501
  • Keywords: Cardiovascular risk, natural menopause, surgical menopause, ISCHEMIA MODIFIED ALBUMIN, OVARIAN CONSERVATION, HEART-DISEASE, HYSTERECTOMY, OOPHORECTOMY, HEALTH
  • Yozgat Bozok University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: This study evaluates cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among women undergoing natural menopause or surgically induced menopause through the measurement of serum growth differentiation factor-15 (GDF-15), B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP), ischemia modified albumin (IMA), total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol (LDL-C), HDL cholesterol (HDL-C), triglyceride, fibrinogen, and C-reactive protein (CRP).