Prolactin levels and examination with breast ultrasound or mammography


SARAC F., TUTUNCUOGLU P., ÖZGEN A. G. , SAYGILI F., YILMAZ C., BILGEN I., ...More

ADVANCES IN THERAPY, vol.25, no.1, pp.59-66, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12325-008-0002-5
  • Title of Journal : ADVANCES IN THERAPY
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-66

Abstract

Objective: Stresses including surgery, exercise, nipple stimulation, and chest wall injury such as mechanical trauma, burns, surgery, herpes zoster of thoracic dermatomes, hypoglycaemia and acute myocardial infarction cause significant elevation of prolactin levels. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the changes in prolactin level during mammography and ultrasonographic examination.