Effects of GH in women with abdominal adiposity: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

@article{Bredella2012EffectsOG,
  title={Effects of GH in women with abdominal adiposity: a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.},
  author={Miriam A. Bredella and Eleanor Y. Lin and Danielle Jayne Brick and Anu V. Gerweck and L. Michael. Harrington and Martin P Torriani and Bijoy J. Thomas and David A. Schoenfeld and Anne C. Breggia and C Rosen and Linda C. Hemphill and Zida Wu and Nader Rifai and Andrea L. Utz and Karen Klahr Miller},
  journal={European journal of endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={166 4},
  pages={
          601-11
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Abdominal adiposity is associated with increased cardiovascular risk and decreased GH secretion. The objective of our study was to determine the effects of GH on body composition and cardiovascular risk markers in abdominally obese women. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 79 obese premenopausal women received GH vs placebo for 6 months. Primary endpoints were i) total abdominal (total abdominal adipose tissue, TAT) fat by computed… CONTINUE READING

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