Deregulation of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 axis in adults with cystic fibrosis.

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PURPOSE Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) present with signs and symptoms that overlap with those of adult growth hormone deficiency (GHD) syndrome: loss of muscle mass, bone fragility and lower stress tolerance. In literature, the prevalence of GHD in pediatric CF patients is higher than general population, but these studies have been performed on… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s40618-017-0784-x

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@article{Pascucci2017DeregulationOT, title={Deregulation of the growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor-1 axis in adults with cystic fibrosis.}, author={C Pascucci and Riccardo Valerio De Biase and Daniel Savi and Serena Quattrucci and Andrea Maria Isidori and Christian Lubrano and Lucio Gnessi and Andrea Lenzi}, journal={Journal of endocrinological investigation}, year={2017} }