Ghrelin levels in obesity and anorexia nervosa: effect of weight reduction or recuperation.

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OBJECTIVE To study the influence of dietary intervention on plasma ghrelin levels in obese children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa (AN). Study design Prepubertal obese children (n=16) and 16 anorexic adolescents were studied at three different points: clinical diagnosis and after a reduction or recuperation of 25% and 50% of the initial BMI SD score… (More)

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@article{SorianoGuilln2004GhrelinLI, title={Ghrelin levels in obesity and anorexia nervosa: effect of weight reduction or recuperation.}, author={Leandro Soriano-Guill{\'e}n and Vicente Barrios and {\'A}ngel Campos-Barros and Jes{\'u}s Argente}, journal={The Journal of pediatrics}, year={2004}, volume={144 1}, pages={36-42} }