Influence of Surgical Stress and General Anaesthesia on Serum Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Levels in Female Patients

Husnu Ayhan Kisnisci, Aydin Inal, Sinan Beksac, Osman Sengonul



This study was undertaken to investigate the effect of general anesthesia and surgical stress upon pituitary FSH secretion in females. In this study, anesthesia and surgical stress caused no change in the plasma concentrations of FSH in normally menstruating and pregnant women.


Pituitary gland; Surgery; Anesthesia; Follicle Stimulating Hormone

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