[Is there a relationship between the growth hormone dose and tumoral or cardiovascular complications?].

Abstract

Growth hormone (GH) affects protein (anabolism), lipid (lipolysis) and carbohydrate (hyperglycemia) metabolism and stimulates hepatic synthesis of insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF1). IGF1 is believed to act as a postnatal growth factor. In addition to its effects on growth, IGF1 affects cell proliferation, differentiation and survival, and has anabolic… (More)

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