Serum leptin levels may have diagnostic and predictive roles in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma treated with gemcitabine-based chemotherapy


Karabulut S. , Afsar C. U. , KARABULUT M., ALIS H., Erturk K., KARAMAN Ş., et al.

JOURNAL OF BUON, cilt.21, ss.895-902, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.895-902

Özet

Purpose: Leptin is a highly pleiotropic adipokine. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma (PA) and leptin relationship is important. Our aim was to investigate the serum levels of leptin in patients with PA, the relationship of leptin with tumor progression and known prognostic parameters and its diagnostic, predictive and prognostic role.