Adjusted leptin level (ALL) is a predictor for hyperemesis gravidarum


Demir B., Erel C., Haberal A., Ozturk N., Guler D., Kocak M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY, vol.124, no.2, pp.193-196, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 124 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2004.11.012
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY AND REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.193-196
  • Keywords: hyperemesis gravidarum, adjusted leptin level, leptin, thyroid hormones, THYROID-FUNCTION, PROTEIN, SECRETION, HORMONE

Abstract

Objective: To compare the maternal serum leptin level according to the gestational week and to assess the relationship between the adjusted serum leptin level and thyroid hormones. In order to obtain this objective a new parameter is developed: adjusted leptin level (ALL: maternal serum leptin level/gestational week).