Association of raised liver transaminases with physical inactivity, increased waist-hip ratio, and other metabolic morbidities in severely obese children.

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OBJECTIVE To identify factors associated with raised alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase, and gamma-glutaryl transferase in severely obese children PATIENTS AND METHODS In all, 201 children with early-onset obesity and greater than 140% ideal weight for height were recruited. Anthropometric and body fat measurements, fasting blood tests, and oral… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e318162a0e5

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