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The effect of intranasal luteinising-hormone releasing hormone (L.H.R.H.) in 84 boys with unilateral or bilateral cryptorchidism was evaluated in a double-blind controlled trial. Boys with retractile testes were not studied. L.H.R.H. caused no side-effects; plasma antibodies to L.H.R.H. were never demonstrated. Four weeks' therapy with intranasal L.H.R.H.(More)
In a follow-up study of 48 young men who had been surgically treated for cryptorchidism before puberty testicular function was assessed by examining the genitalia, testicular volume, secondary sex characteristics, semen, plasma luteinising hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) concentrations after luteinising hormone-releasing hormone(More)
Combined renal and pancreatic transplantation in patients with juvenile diabetes mellitus, diabetic nephropathy and renal insufficiency is designed to improve the poor prognosis observed with hemodialysis or renal transplantation alone. Interest has recently shifted from pancreatic organ to islet transplantation, in view of the absence of complications with(More)
Basal TSH levels were found to be elevated in 6 patients with documented growth hormone deficiency and hypothyroidism. TRH (200 mug/m2 administered intravenously) led to an exaggerated TSH response. This is in contrast to the results in other GH-deficient children, with either a delayed rise of TSH (hypothalamic hypothyroidism due to TRH deficiency, n =(More)