Clinical significance of serum omentin-1 levels in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Karabulut S., Afsar C. U., Karabulut M., Alis H., Bozkurt M. A., Aydogan F., ...More

BBA CLINICAL, vol.6, pp.138-142, 2016 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bbacli.2016.10.002
  • Journal Name: BBA CLINICAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.138-142
  • Keywords: Omentin, Diagnostic, Pancreatic adenocancer, Serum, BODY-MASS INDEX, CANCER RISK, CIRCULATING LEVELS, ADIPOKINES, OBESITY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Omentin is related with metabolic syndrome and obesity. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PA) is a lethal and obesity-linked malignancy. This study was conducted to investigate the serum levels of omentin in patients with PA and the relationship with tumor progression and known prognostic parameters.