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

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

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETES, vol.126, no.3, pp.168-175, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


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.