Effect of sex steroids on soleus muscle response in hypocalcemic medium (in vitro)


Kokcam S. S. , Tekin S., Kartal A., Ayaz M., Sahin M., Acar F., ...More

JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, vol.185, no.2, pp.883-888, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 185 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jss.2013.02.029
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.883-888
  • Keywords: Gender, Estradiol, Testosterone, Skeletal muscle, Soleus, Hypocalcemia, CALCIUM REGULATORY PROTEINS, MESSENGER-RNA LEVELS, SKELETAL-MUSCLE, TOTAL THYROIDECTOMY, TESTOSTERONE, FEMALE, IMPACT, CA2+, CONTRACTILITY

Abstract

Purpose: Postoperative hypocalcemia is a frequently encountered complication of thyroid surgery. Since hypocalcemic symptoms are closely associated with sex, the aim of this study is to investigate the effects of sex steroids on muscle tissue under hypocalcemic conditions.