Diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children and adolescents: towards a consensus. Ten years after the Availability of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone Workshop held in Pisa, Italy, 27-28 March 1998.

@article{Saggese1998DiagnosisAT,
  title={Diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone deficiency in children and adolescents: towards a consensus. Ten years after the Availability of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone Workshop held in Pisa, Italy, 27-28 March 1998.},
  author={Giuseppe Saggese and Michael B. Ranke and Paul Saenger and Ron G. Rosenfeld and Toshiaka Tanaka and J. L. Chaussain and Martin O. Savage},
  journal={Hormone research},
  year={1998},
  volume={50 6},
  pages={320-40}
}
This article summarizes the content of an international workshop on the diagnosis and treatment of growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in children and adolescents that was held in Pisa, Italy, in March 1998. The issues discussed are divided into those addressing the definition and diagnosis, and the treatment of GHD in children and adolescents, and those concerning the transition of patients with GHD from adolescence to adulthood. Recommendations are presented for improving the diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING