Beneficial effect of growth hormone on atherogenic risk in children with growth hormone deficiency.

@article{Kohno1995BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial effect of growth hormone on atherogenic risk in children with growth hormone deficiency.},
  author={Hitoshi Kohno and Naoya Ueyama and Shinichiro Yanai and Koutarou Ukaji and Shohei Honda},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1995},
  volume={126 6},
  pages={953-5}
}
We studied changes in the atherogenic index (total cholesterol divided by high-density lipoprotein cholesterol) in 12 prepubertal boys with growth hormone (GH) deficiency during 9 months of GH treatment. High-density lipoprotein cholesterol level increased until 5 months without significant changes in total cholesterol level; thus GH therapy may be… CONTINUE READING