Association of serum adipocytokines with insulin resistance and liver injury in patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 4.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, especially genotypes 1 and 4, is associated with metabolic dysfunction. We investigated the potential role of adipocytokines in HCV-induced insulin resistance (IR) and modulating the progression of liver disease in patients with HCV-4. METHODS Serum adiponectin, high molecular weight adiponectin, leptin, tumor… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCG.0b013e318256b68a

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