Jun-Zhi Zhao

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BACKGROUND Evidence shows a high incidence of insulin resistance, inflammation and dyslipidemia in adult obesity. The aim of this study was to assess the relevance of inflammatory markers, circulating lipids, and insulin sensitivity in overweight/obese children. METHODS We enrolled 45 male children (aged 6 to 13 years, lean control = 16, obese = 19,(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare several noninvasive indices of fibrosis in chronic viral hepatitis B, including liver shear-wave velocity (SWV), hyaluronic acid (HA), collagen type IV (CIV), procollagen type III (PCIII), and laminin (LN). MATERIALS AND METHODS Acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) was performed in 157 patients with chronic viral hepatitis B and in(More)
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