Effect of growth hormone treatment on trunk fat accumulation in adult GH-deficient Japanese patients: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Chihara2006EffectOG,
  title={Effect of growth hormone treatment on trunk fat accumulation in adult GH-deficient Japanese patients: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Kazuo Chihara and Yuzuru Kato and Kazue Takano and Akira Shimatsu and Hitoshi Kohno and Toshiaki Tanaka and Minoru Irie},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={2006},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={1973-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Patients with growth hormone deficiency (GHD), both Japanese and Caucasian, have an abnormal body composition with pronounced abdominal obesity. This study aimed to evaluate changes in trunk fat with GH treatment. DESIGN Double-blind, placebo-controlled study. PATIENTS AND MEASUREMENTS Sixty-one Japanese adult GH deficient patients (mean age… CONTINUE READING