Subcutaneous adipose tissue plays a beneficial effect on subclinical atherosclerosis in young survivors of acute lymphocytic leukemia

PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between body composition, metabolic profile, adipokines, and carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) in young survivors of childhood acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL). PATIENTS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study compared 55 ALL survivors, of chronological age between 15 years and 24 years… CONTINUE READING