Serum and urinary leptin and ghrelin in children with nephrotic syndrome

DİNLEYİCİ M. , Yildiz B., ÇETİN N. , Kural N., Alatas O.

NEUROENDOCRINOLOGY LETTERS, cilt.34, sa.5, ss.388-394, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.388-394


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.