Meta-Analysis
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World J Clin Cases. Mar 6, 2019; 7(5): 585-599
Published online Mar 6, 2019. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v7.i5.585
Maternal serum level of resistin is associated with risk for gestational diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis
Shi-Min Hu, Meng-Shi Chen, Hong-Zhuan Tan
Shi-Min Hu, Meng-Shi Chen, Hong-Zhuan Tan, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, Changsha 410078, Hunan Province, China
Author contributions: Hu SM contributed to data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation and manuscript drafting; Chen MS contributed to data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation; Tan HZ contributed to data interpretation and manuscript revision; all authors approved the final version.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81373088 and No. 81773535.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors deny any conflict of interest.
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Corresponding author: Hong-Zhuan Tan, PhD, Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Xiangya School of Public Health, Central South University, 110 Xiangya Road, Changsha 410008, Hunan Province, China. tanhz99@qq.com
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Received: December 18, 2018
Peer-review started: December 20, 2018
First decision: January 12, 2019
Revised: February 2, 2019
Accepted: February 18, 2019
Article in press: February 18, 2019
Published online: March 6, 2019
Core Tip

Core tip: We conducted a meta-analysis of relevant high-quality studies, which revealed that the maternal serum resistin level is associated with gestational diabetes mellitus risk.