The Short- and Long-term Effects of Estrogen Deficiency on Apoptosis in Musculoskeletal Tissues: An Experimental Animal Model Study


Aydın A., Kenar H. , Atmaca H., Alıcı T., Gacar G. , Müezzinoğlu Ü. S. , ...More

ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE, vol.16, no.5, pp.271-276, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : ARCHIVES OF IRANIAN MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.271-276

Abstract

Background: Estrogen is the major sex steraid affecting the growth, remodeling, and homeostasis Of the-female skeleton. Estrogen loss in postmenopausal women leads to osteoporosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the early and long- term effects of estrogen loss on bones, tendons, Muscles, and menisci in ovariectomized rats.