[Changes of lung volumes and respiratory muscle strength in patients with growth hormone deficiency].

Abstract

The relationship between growth hormone deficiency (GHd) and ventilatory function is not well understood. We studied 7 patients with GHd since childhood who had been adequately treated with replacement therapy until cartilage fusion. Together with 7 well-matched (age and body-type) healthy control subjects, they underwent spirometry including determination… (More)

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