NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, vol.34, no.5, pp.388-394, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
nephrotic syndrome, leptin, ghrelin, children, proteinuria, RENAL-DISEASE, ACYLATED PEPTIDE, OBESE GENE, OB/OB MICE, GLOMERULOSCLEROSIS, EXPRESSION, RECEPTOR, KIDNEY, CELLS
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated:
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.