Serum pigment epithelium-derived factor levels are increased in patients with biopsy-proven nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and independently associated with liver steatosis


YILMAZ Y. , EREN F. , Ayyildiz T., Colak Y., Kurt R., Senates E., ...Daha Fazla

CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA, cilt.412, ss.2296-2299, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 412
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.cca.2011.08.025
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICA CHIMICA ACTA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.2296-2299

Özet

Background: Increased serum concentrations of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) have been linked to the metabolic syndrome in the general population. However, the relationship between serum PEDF and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome, remains unknown.