Effects of long-term erythropoietin therapy on the hypothalamopituitary-testicular axis in male CAPD patients


Tokgoz B. , Utaş C. , Dogukan A. , Guven M. , Taskapan H. , Oymak O. , et al.

PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL, cilt.21, ss.448-454, 2001 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2001
  • Dergi Adı: PERITONEAL DIALYSIS INTERNATIONAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.448-454

Özet

Objective: Gonadal dysfunction has been recognized for a long time in uremic male patients. The present study assesses the hypothalamo-pituitary-testicular axis and growth hormone status in male continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patients, before and after recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) therapy.