Assessment of the relationship between collagen metabolism and selected hormonal factors in extremely obese women before and after jejunoileostomy.

@article{Ostrowska1997AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the relationship between collagen metabolism and selected hormonal factors in extremely obese women before and after jejunoileostomy.},
  author={Ostrowska and Swietochowska and Zwirska-Korczala and Buntner and Marek and Pardela and Drozdz},
  journal={Endocrine regulations},
  year={1997},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={55-62}
}
The majority of obese persons have hyperinsulinemia and disturbances in the secretion of melatonin, catecholamines and pituitary, thyroid, adrenal and gonadal hormones. These hormones play an important role in the regulation of collagen metabolism either by acting directly or by influencing IGF-I production. This study aimed at ascertaining whether, and to what degree, the changes in the concentration of hormones listed above as well as in the concentration of sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG… CONTINUE READING