Serum levels of adipokines in patients with chronic HCV infection: relationship with steatosis and fibrosis.


Tiftikci A. , ATUĞ Ö., YILMAZ Y., EREN F., Ozdemir F. T. , Yapali S. , et al.

Archives of medical research, cilt.40, ss.294-8, 2009 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2009
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.arcmed.2009.04.008
  • Dergi Adı: Archives of medical research
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.294-8

Özet

Background and Aims. Hepatic steatosis and fibrosis are common histological findings in patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. In this study we sought to determine whether serum levels of three adipokines (leptin, adiponectin and resistin) show any biochemical correlation with hepatic steatosis and fibrosis in patients with chronic HCV infection.