EFFECTS OF MENOPAUSE AND POSTMENOPAUSALHORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY ON PLASMA NITRATE/NITRITE AND ENDOTHELIN-1 LEVELS


VURAL P. , Gulacti G. V. , AKGÜL C.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.71, no.2, pp.39-45, 2008 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 71 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-45
  • Keywords: Nitric oxide, endothelin-1, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), estrogen, progestin, menopause, OXIDE NITRITE/NITRATE LEVELS, CORONARY-HEART-DISEASE, NITRIC-OXIDE, WOMEN, PROSTACYCLIN, PREVENTION, ESTRADIOL, TIBOLONE, METABOLISM, EXPRESSION

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the changes of plasma nitrate/nitrite (NOx) and endothelin-1 (ET-1) in postmenopause in comparison with premenopausal state and assess the effects of different hormone replacement regimens on these vasoactive substances.