Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 580632, 6 pages
Research Article

Serum Leptin Concentration Positively Correlates with Body Weight and Total Fat Mass in Postmenopausal Japanese Women with Osteoarthritis of the Knee

1Institute for Integrated Sports Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8582, Japan
2Department of Neurology, Mitate Hospital, Tagawa, Fukuoka 826-0041, Japan

Received 11 August 2010; Accepted 5 January 2011

Academic Editor: Marco Amedeo Cimmino

Copyright © 2011 Jun Iwamoto et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Citations to this Article [8 citations]

The following is the list of published articles that have cited the current article.

  • W.E. Van Spil, P.M.J. Welsing, M. Kloppenburg, S.M. Bierma-Zeinstra, J.W.J. Bijlsma, S.C. Mastbergen, and F.P.J.G. Lafeber, “Cross-sectional and predictive associations between plasma adipokines and radiographic signs of early-stage knee osteoarthritis: data from CHECK,” Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, vol. 20, no. 11, pp. 1278–1285, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • O. P. Stannus, Y. Cao, B. Antony, L. Blizzard, F. Cicuttini, G. Jones, and C. Ding, “Cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between circulating leptin and knee cartilage thickness in older adults,” Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 82–88, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Irene E. M. Bultink, and Willem F. Lems, “Osteoarthritis and Osteoporosis: What Is the Overlap?,” Current Rheumatology Reports, vol. 15, no. 5, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Igho Onakpoya, Lucy Davies, Paul Posadzki, and Edzard Ernst, “ The Efficacy of Irvingia Gabonensis Supplementation in the Management of Overweight and Obesity: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials ,” Journal of Dietary Supplements, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 29–38, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Amy E.B. Packard, Sriparna Ghosal, James P. Herman, Stephen C. Woods, and Yvonne M. Ulrich-Lai, “CHRONIC variable stress improves glucose tolerance in rats with sucrose-induced prediabetes,” Psychoneuroendocrinology, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Naglaa A. Hussein, and Gihan Sharara, “Correlation between serum leptin, cytokines, cartilage degradation and functional impact in obese knee osteoarthritis patients,” The Egyptian Rheumatologist, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • Magdalena Richter, Tomasz Trzeciak, Jakub Dalibor Rybka, Wiktoria Suchorska, Ewelina Augustyniak, Michał Lach, Małgorzata Kaczmarek, and Jacek Kaczmarczyk, “Correlations between serum adipocytokine concentrations, disease stage, radiological status and total body fat content in the patients with primary knee osteoarthritis,” International Orthopaedics, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  • K. Anusha, U. P. K. Hettiaratchi, L. V. Athiththan, and P. P. R. Perera, “Inter-relationship of serum leptin levels with selected anthropometric parameters among a non-diabetic population: a cross-sectional study,” Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 2017. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar