Adipohormones as prognostric markers in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).

@article{Krawczyk2009AdipohormonesAP,
  title={Adipohormones as prognostric markers in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).},
  author={Krzysztof Krawczyk and Piotr Szcześniak and Anna Kumor and Anna Jasińska and Aleksandra Omulecka and Mirosława Pietruczuk and Daria Orszulak-Michalak and Stanisław Sporny and Ewa Malecka-Panas},
  journal={Journal of physiology and pharmacology : an official journal of the Polish Physiological Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={60 Suppl 3},
  pages={71-5}
}
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) represents one of the most common liver diseases. It is strongly associated with obesity and insulin resistance and is thought to be part of the metabolic syndrome. NASH can progress to cirrhosis and liver failure. Adipohormones, synthesized in adipose tissue, are involved in the pathophysiology of many acute and chronic liver diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the plasma concentrations of adiponectin, resistin, leptin, TNF-alpha and Il-6 in… CONTINUE READING

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