Changes in growth pattern, leptin ghrelin and neuropeptide Y levels after adenotonsillectomy in prepubertal children


Andiran N., Celik N. , Ark N., Koca C., Kurtaran H., Karabel D.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, cilt.26, ss.683-687, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 26
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem-2012-0325
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.683-687

Özet

Aim: The purpose of this prospective study was to evaluate whether surgical treatment of adenotonsillar hypertrophy has an effect on growth patterns and circulating concentrations of leptin, ghrelin and neuropeptide Y, which are all significant in energy balance.