The preventive and curative effects of melatonin against abdominal aortic aneurysm in rats


Tekin G., İsbir S., Şener G., Çevik Ö., Çetinel Ş. , Dericioğlu O., ...More

JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY, vol.67, no.5, pp.1546-1555, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 67 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jvs.2017.04.028
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF VASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1546-1555

Abstract

Objective: Oxygen free radicals are important components involved in the histopathologic tissue alterations observed during abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAAs). This study examined whether melatonin has protective or therapeutic effects against AAAs.