Study of serum leptin level in obese and nonobese asthmatic patients

@article{Mohammed2015StudyOS,
  title={Study of serum leptin level in obese and nonobese asthmatic patients},
  author={Etemad Mohammed and Magdy Omar and Nabil Abdelghaffar Hibah and Hesham Essa},
  journal={Egyptian Journal of Bronchology},
  year={2015},
  volume={9},
  pages={118 - 124}
}
Aim: The aim of the study was to investigate serum leptin levels in obese and nonobese asthmatic patients and its change during acute attack and in remission, as well as its relation to the changes in pulmonary functions. Methods: The study was carried out on 55 participants (40 asthmatic patients and 15 controls) who were divided according to BMI into obese [(BMI >30 kg/m 2 ), 20 asthmatic patients and eight controls] and nonobese [(BMI <25 kg/m 2 ), 20 asthmatic patients and seven controls… CONTINUE READING

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