Helena A.S. Goldani

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OBJECTIVES This study aimed to establish the relationship between total ghrelin, acyl ghrelin, des-acyl ghrelin, leptin, and insulin with anthropometry, gender, and age distribution in healthy children. RESULTS Data from 111 healthy children aged 4 months to 10 years were studied. All the participants underwent a pre-study screening clinical evaluation(More)
OBJECTIVE Ghrelin, leptin, and insulin concentrations are involved in the control of food intake and they seem to be associated with anorexia-cachexia in cirrhotic patients. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between the nutritional status and fasting ghrelin, leptin and insulin concentrations in pediatric cirrhotic patients. METHODS(More)
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