Effects of estrogen replacement therapy on apoptosis and vascular endothelial growth factor expression in ocular surface epithelial cells: An experimental study


ÖZCURA F. , DÜNDAR S., Cetin E. D. , BEDER N., DÜNDAR M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.5, no.1, pp.64-68, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.3980/j.issn.2222-3959.2012.01.13
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.64-68

Abstract

AIM: To investigate the effects of estrogen replacement therapy (ERT) on apoptosis and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) expression in ocular surface in an experimental rat model.