Response to growth hormone with respect to pubertal status on increased dose in idiopathic growth hormone deficiency: An analysis of Turkish children in the KIGS database (Pfizer International Growth Study)


Darendeliler F., Berberoglu M., Ocal G., Adiyaman P., Bundak R., Gunoz H., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.18, no.10, pp.949-954, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2005.18.10.949
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.949-954
  • Keywords: growth hormone, growth hormone deficiency, puberty, dose, idiopathic, FINAL HEIGHT, MATHEMATICAL-MODEL, ADULT HEIGHT, GH
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim: To compare the growth response to growth hormone (GH) treatment in patients with idiopathic GH deficiency (IGHD) who were prepubertal with the response of those who were pubertal at the onset of GH therapy on an increased GH dose.