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Somatotropic and cardio-protective effects of ghrelin in experimental models of heart failure: A systematic review

*, Mahalaqua Nazli Khatib and Gode, Dilip and Simkhada, Padam and Agho, Kingsley and Gaidhane, Shilpa and Saxena, Deepak and *, Unnikrishnan B and Raut, Yogesh and Kawalkar, Umesh and Gaidhane, Abhay and *, Quazi Syed Zahiruddin (2014) Somatotropic and cardio-protective effects of ghrelin in experimental models of heart failure: A systematic review. Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 7 (1). pp. 30-42. ISSN 1755-6783

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Abstract

Background: Ghrelin was initially recognized as an endogenous ligand of growth hormone secretagogue receptor and was implicated in the regulation of food intake, and promoting weight gain. Ghrelin has been shown to improve cardiac function in patients suffering from heart failure (HF) though various mechanisms. The aim of the review is to summarize the main

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ghrelin, growth hormone secretagogue receptor, heart failure, isoprenaline, doxorubicin
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Community Medicine
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2014 10:42
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 10:42
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/141126

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