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Assessment of serum apelin levels in girls with anorexia nervosa.
CONTEXT Pilot studies in rats have suggested that apelin (APE) is involved in the control of appetite and food intake. APE is secreted in the organs involved in the control of hunger and satiety: theExpand
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RANKL/RANK/OPG system and bone status in females with anorexia nervosa.
Minimal data exist concerning the relationship between osteokines of the RANKL/RANK/OPG system, especially RANKL, and bone status in females with anorexia nervosa (AN). For this reason weExpand
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Skeletal status and laboratory investigations in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa.
To our knowledge anorexia nervosa (AN) adversely influences bone density, but whether qualitative characteristics of bone are also affected is not known. For this reason we investigated prospectivelyExpand
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Melatonin, the RANKL/RANK/OPG system, and bone metabolism in girls with anorexia nervosa.
INTRODUCTION Young women and girls with anorexia nervosa (AN) suffer from abnormalities in melatonin (MEL) secretion, especially in the nocturnal phase. This is paralleled by a considerable bone massExpand
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[Evaluation of serum sialic acid concentration in chronic renal failure children on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis].
In various pathological conditions elevated serum sialic acid level, as the result of increased metabolism of glycoproteins and glycolipids, is observed. The study aimed at the evaluation of sialicExpand
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Effects of neuroendocrine changes on results of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa.
OBJECTIVES Anorexia nervosa (AN) is characterized by marked neuroendocrine and autonomic dysfunctions. In the recent studies using automatic blood pressure monitoring (ABPM), lower BP values and lackExpand
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Spirometric parameters in malnourished girls with anorexia nervosa.
Repercussions of obesity on the lung function have been widely studied. The effect of serious malnutrition is less well known. The aim of study was to determine spirometric parameters in 102Expand
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[Datura stramonium poisoning--a new problem in children and young people's toxicomania in Poland].
The aim of the study was to show the growing problem of poisoning with easily accessible shrub Datura stramonium among children and young people. 21 children with the symptoms of poisoning with thisExpand
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Acquired partial lipodystrophy in an 11‐year‐old girl
© 2008 Japan Pediatric Society Acquired partial lipodystrophy (APL), also known as Barraquer – Simons syndrome, is a rare disorder characterized by selective loss of adipose tissue, which usuallyExpand
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Effects of feminizing surgery for ambiguous genitalia - a novel scale for evaluation of cosmetic and anatomical results.
INTRODUCTION Ambiguous genitalia always present diagnostic and therapeutic problem. Long-term results of feminizing operations are unsatisfactory in some cases and reports from follow-up afterExpand
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