Adult height and adult sitting height in childhood medulloblastoma survivors.

@article{Xu2003AdultHA,
  title={Adult height and adult sitting height in childhood medulloblastoma survivors.},
  author={Weizhen Xu and Anna J. Janss and Thomas Moshang},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 10},
  pages={4677-81}
}
Outcome in adult height and sitting height is poor in children surviving medulloblastoma due to craniospinal irradiation (CSRT) and chemotherapy. We evaluated adult height and sitting height in 51 medulloblastoma patients stratified into four groups: G1, GH-deficient (GHD) patients treated with 23-39 Gy CSRT but not treated with GH [recombinant human (rh)GH]; G2, patients treated with rhGH; G3, patients who were not GHD; and G4, patients treated with 18 Gy CSRT and rhGH. Standing/sitting height… CONTINUE READING
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