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Serum leptin levels are positively associated with aortic stiffness in patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3-5

Serum leptin levels are positively associated with aortic stiffness in patients with chronic kidney disease stage 3-5

Source : https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/21623945.2020.1764799

ABSTRACT ABSTRACT Leptin potentially exerts atherogenic effects.This study evaluated the relationship between serum leptin levels and aortic stiffness in patients with stage 3-5 chronic kidney disease (CKD). Totally 205 participants were enrolled. Fasting blood sample were checked and serum leptin were measured by enzyme immunoassay.