Leptin and ghrelin in chronic kidney disease: their associations with protein-energy wasting


Canpolat N. , Sever L. , Agbas A., Tasdemir M., Oruc C., Ekmekci O. B. , ...More

PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY, vol.33, no.11, pp.2113-2122, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00467-018-4002-7
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2113-2122
  • Keywords: Chronic kidney disease, Dialysis, Ghrelin, Leptin, Protein-energy wasting, PEW, Children, CHRONIC-RENAL-FAILURE, APPETITE-REGULATING HORMONES, BODY-FAT CONTENT, PLASMA LEPTIN, SERUM LEPTIN, PERITONEAL-DIALYSIS, PEDIATRIC-PATIENTS, HEMODIALYSIS-PATIENTS, INFLAMMATION, CHILDREN

Abstract

This study aimed to evaluate plasma concentrations of leptin and total ghrelin in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and assess their roles in protein-energy wasting (PEW).