Serum and urinary leptin and ghrelin in children with nephrotic syndrome


DİNLEYİCİ M., Yildiz B., ÇETİN N., Kural N., ALATAŞ İ. Ö.

NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.34, no.5, pp.388-394, 2013 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.388-394

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: The aim of the present study was to evaluate the serum and urinary levels of leptin and ghrelin in children with primary idiopathic nephrotic syndrome (NS), to compare these results between patients during the relapse and remission phase and to evaluate the possible role of leptin and ghrelin in the pathogenesis of NS.