Catch-up growth in early treated patients with growth hormone deficiency. Dutch Growth Hormone Working Group.

@article{Boersma1995CatchupGI,
  title={Catch-up growth in early treated patients with growth hormone deficiency. Dutch Growth Hormone Working Group.},
  author={Bibiche Boersma and B. Rikken and J. M. Wit},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1995},
  volume={72 5},
  pages={427-31}
}
Catch-up growth of 26 children with growth hormone deficiency during four years of growth hormone treatment, which was started young (< 3 years), was compared with that of 16 children with coeliac disease on a gluten free diet. In children with growth hormone deficiency mean (SD) height SD score increased from -4.3 (1.8) to -1.9 (1.4) and in patients with coeliac disease from -1.8 (0.9) to -0.1 (0.8). Height SD score after four years correlated positively with injection frequency and height SD… CONTINUE READING

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