hrp0084p3-1087 | Perinatal | ESPE2015

Differences in Leptin Levels Between Newborns with and without Intrauterine Growth Restriction Born in the Hospital Gineco Obstétrico ‘Isidro Ayora’ of Quito-Ecuador. Year 2013–2014

De la Vega Maria Elisa Acosta , Pino Marco Antonio , Naranjo William Daniel Acosta , Naranjo Alfredo

Background: Obesity has increased drastically in the last few years. ItÂ’s well known the connection between intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) and the development of metabolic syndrome based on the thrifty phenotype. Some studies have proposed that a poor intrauterine environment could lead to the development of chronic conditions later in life, and its believed leptin is involved in this process.Objective and hypotheses: Establish the mean of l...