Serum lipid and leptin concentrations in hypopituitary patients with growth hormone deficiency


Ozbey N., Algun E., Turgut A., Orhan Y., Sencer E., Molvalilar S.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY, vol.24, no.5, pp.619-626, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/sj.ijo.0801206
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OBESITY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.619-626
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of growth hormone (GH) deficiency on serum lipid and leptin concentrations in hypopituitary patients taking conventional replacement therapy and to determine the relations between leptin and gender and anthropometric and metabolic variables.