Blunted growth hormone response to intravenous arginine in subjects with a spinal cord injury.

@article{Bauman1994BluntedGH,
  title={Blunted growth hormone response to intravenous arginine in subjects with a spinal cord injury.},
  author={William A. Bauman and Ann M Spungen and Susan Flanagan and Yin-bao Zhong and Leah R Alexander and Panayiotis D. Tsitouras},
  journal={Hormone and metabolic research = Hormon- und Stoffwechselforschung = Hormones et metabolisme},
  year={1994},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={152-6}
}
The influence of the activities of daily living on human growth hormone (hGH) release and plasma insulin-like growth factor (IGF-I) levels is not known. Individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI) and paralysis generally have reduced levels of activity compared with ambulatory subjects. We studied sixteen subjects with SCI and sixteen nonSCI subjects matched for age, gender and body mass index (BMI) as controls. After an intravenous infusion of arginine hydrochloride (30 g/subject over 30 minutes… CONTINUE READING
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