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Hypoleptinemia in gastric cancer patients: relation to body fat mass, insulin, and growth hormone

Body Composition Assessment
Author
Qi Huang et al.
Used Parameters : Body composition

Publication Year : 2005

Country : China

Journal : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Background: It remains elusive whether there are other causes besides body fat mass wasting contributing to decreased leptin level in cancer cachexia patients. This study attempts to explore possible factors influencing leptin levels in patients with gastric cancer. Methods: Hormones levels (including leptin, insulin, growth hormone (GH), insulin‐like growth factor I, glucagons, and cortisol), acute phase reactant, and body composition were measured in 88 gastric cancer patients and 24 healthy controls. All patients were divided …
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