Effect of a combined oral contraceptive on patency of arterial anastomosis in a female rat model

DADACI M., Oztekin C., Oztekin P. S., SARGON M. F., ÖZGÜR F. F.

MICROSURGERY, vol.35, no.7, pp.553-559, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/micr.22474
  • Journal Name: MICROSURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.553-559
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundOral contraceptives, which may lead to thrombotic events, are widely used drugs by women in reproductive age, some of whom might need emergent or elective microsurgical intervention. This study was planned to investigate the effects of combined oral contraceptives (COC) on arterial anastomosis patency in female rat model.