Usefulness of the conicity index together with the conjoint use of adipocytokines and nutritional-inflammatory markers in hemodialysis patients

@article{Ruperto2016UsefulnessOT,
  title={Usefulness of the conicity index together with the conjoint use of adipocytokines and nutritional-inflammatory markers in hemodialysis patients},
  author={Mar Ruperto and Guillermina Barril and F J S{\'a}nchez-Muniz},
  journal={Journal of Physiology and Biochemistry},
  year={2016},
  volume={73},
  pages={67-75}
}
Abdominal fat has been recognized as the most hormonally active tissue secreting a variety of adipocytokines and, therefore, potentially contributing to inflammation. The conicity index (Cindex) has been considered a valuable indicator of central obesity. This study aims to relate plasma concentrations of leptin, adiponectin, interleukin-6 (IL-6), and serum… CONTINUE READING