[Fatty liver disease, insulin resistance and adiponectin in an obese pediatric population].

@article{LpezCapap2009FattyLD,
  title={[Fatty liver disease, insulin resistance and adiponectin in an obese pediatric population].},
  author={Marta L{\'o}pez-Capap{\'e} and Abel L{\'o}pez-Bermejo and Milagros Alonso Blanco and E Lara Orejas and J Corbat{\'o}n Blasco and Raquel Barrio Castellanos},
  journal={Anales de pediatria},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={495-501}
}
INTRODUCTION To study the clinical and laboratory relationships of fatty liver disease in a group of obese children and to investigate whether circulating adiponectin is related to fatty liver disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS Two hundred-ninety obese patients (age 4-18 years) were studied. Baseline body mass index-standard deviation score (BMI-SDS), acanthosis nigricans, blood pressure, plasma lipids, uric acid, alanine aminotransferase (ALT) and adiponectin were assessed, and a standard oral… CONTINUE READING