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ea0035p710 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2014

Meal-induced plasma ghrelin suppression in different phases of anorexia nervosa

Polli Nicoletta , Giunta Francesca , Cesari Miriam , Zappulli Daniela , Scacchi Massimo , Persani Luca

Introduction: The ghrelin suppressive effect of food is well established in normal subjects, whereas the effectiveness of meals in decreasing plasma ghrelin in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) is still debated. Based on the above, we elected to study the ghrelin dynamics after food or placebo in a group of anorectic girls at the moment of diagnosis and after weight recuperation.Study design: Nine anorectic women (age 14–32 years) were studied. Bo...