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ea0014p245 | (1) | ECE2007

Growth hormone Reduces Inflammation in Postmenopausal Women with Abdominal Obesity: a 12-month randomized placebo-controlled trial

Franco Celina , Andersson Björn , Lönn Lars , Bengtsson Bengt-Æke , Svensson Johan , Johannsson Gudmundur

Context: Abdominally obese individuals have relative hyposomatotropism, elevated serum markers of inflammation, and increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).Objective: The aim was to study the effect of GH treatment on serum levels of inflammatory markers and vascular adhesion molecules in postmenopausal women with abdominal obesity.Design: Forty postmenopausal women aged 51–63 yrs with abdominal obesity received GH (0.6...