Lipid-heparin infusion suppresses the IL-10 response to trauma in subcutaneous adipose tissue in humans.


An imbalance between pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine productions in adipose tissue is thought to contribute to chronic, systemic, low-grade inflammation and consequently to an increased risk of cardiovascular complications in obese and type 2 diabetic patients. Nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA), whose serum levels are elevated in such patients, have been… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/oby.2010.227