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Table 2 Relationship between serum myostatin, serum IGF-1 levels, and body composition parameters

From: Serum myokine (myostatin and IGF-1) measurement as predictors in hemodialysis patients

Bioelectrical impedance analysis Myostatin, pg/mL IGF-1, ng/mL
r p r p
BMI, kg/m2 0.102 0.290 0.270 0.004
BMR, kcal 0.441 < 0.0001 0.181 0.058
BCM, kg 0.487 < 0.0001 0.238 0.012
AMC, cm 0.355 0.001 0.207 0.029
AC-AMC, cm − 0.214 0.024 0.255 0.007
Body fat, % − 0.296 0.002 0.184 0.053
  1. AC arm circumference, AMC arm muscle circumference, BCM body cell mass, BMI body mass index, BMR basal metabolic rate