Serum Preptin and Amylin Levels with Respect to Body Mass Index in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Patients

Senturk S. , Hatirnaz S., Kanat-Pektas M.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, vol.24, pp.7517-7523, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.12659/msm.912957
  • Title of Journal : MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Page Numbers: pp.7517-7523


Background: Preptin and amylin are pancreatic hormones which participate in glucose homeostasis. This study aimed to evaluate how serum preptin and amylin levels are altered in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) patients and healthy women based on BMI groups (<25 kg/m(2) and >= 25 kg/m(2)).