JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH, vol.185, no.2, pp.883-888, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF SURGICAL RESEARCH
Gender, Estradiol, Testosterone, Skeletal muscle, Soleus, Hypocalcemia, CALCIUM REGULATORY PROTEINS, MESSENGER-RNA LEVELS, SKELETAL-MUSCLE, TOTAL THYROIDECTOMY, TESTOSTERONE, FEMALE, IMPACT, CA2+, CONTRACTILITY
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.