Adiponectin levels and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.

@article{Zhang2013AdiponectinLA,
  title={Adiponectin levels and risk of coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis of prospective studies.},
  author={Huan Zhang and Xingbo Mo and Yongchen Hao and Jianfeng Huang and Xiangfeng Lu and Jie Cao and Dongfeng Gu},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={345 6},
  pages={455-61}
}
BACKGROUND Adiponectin is the most abundant circulating protein secreted by adipocytes. There is uncertainty about the association between adiponectin levels and risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). We conducted this meta-analysis to summarize the effect of adiponectin on the risk of CHD. METHODS A comprehensive search was performed to identify all prospective studies on the association of adiponectin levels and risk of CHD. The quality of the eligible studies was evaluated by the Newcastle… CONTINUE READING
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