Table 3: Comparison of obese children without liver steatosis and with advanced liver steatosis evaluated in USG according to Saverymuttu et al.

ParametersNo liver steatosis
USG grade 0
median; Q1–Q3
()
Advanced liver steatosis
USG grade 2-3
median; Q1–Q3
()

Gender, M/F12/736/6NS
IL-18 (pg/ml)279; 198–320335; 249–4430.027
BMI (kg/m2)27; 25–3028; 27–33NS
Waist (cm)90; 83–9899; 93–1070.014
ALT (IU/l)20; 16–3148; 36–770.000
AST (IU/l)23; 20–2932; 26–450.000
GGT (IU/l)18; 13–2327; 21–350.000
Bilirubin (mg/dl)0.6; 0.5–0.70.6; 0.4–0.85NS
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)164; 137–182170; 153–191NS
HDL-C (mg/dl)47; 39–5642; 37–50NS
LDL-C (mg/dl)92; 73–11196; 79–121NS
TG (mg/dl)86; 65–116120; 88–1670.004
Glucose (mg/dl)90; 83–9695; 90–99NS
Insulin (μIU/ml)14; 8–1717; 12–21NS
HOMA-IR3.2; 1.9–3.73.9; 3–5.40.020
Uric acid (mg/dl)5.9; 4.8–76.7; 5.6–7.3NS
hsCRP (mg/l)1.1; 0.7–2.21.1; 0.5–1.7NS
Ferritin (ng/ml)54; 29–6658; 46–85NS
A1AT (g/l)1.4; 1.2–1.61.3; 1.2–1.4NS
1HMRS (r.u.)38; 17–61172; 123–2160.000