Effects of various doses of growth hormone on serum total cholesterol, phospholipid, and bile acid in a patient with cholestasis.

Abstract

To determine whether growth hormone (GH) has any impact on the hyperlipidemia seen in cholestatic patients, graded doses of GH in the sequence of 0.1, 0.2, 0.4, and 0.6 u/kg every other day were administered sc to a patient with Alagille syndrome. Serum total cholesterol, phospholipid, and bile acid were measured. The serum levels of all three decreased… (More)

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