Enhanced growth with growth hormone therapy after renal transplantation

Some children with successful renal transplantation do not grow normally following reduction of immunosuppressive glucocorticoid therapy to an alternate-day regimen [1, 2]. We evaluated a boy aged 10 years 6 months for growth failure. He had presented at age 2 years 6 months with nephrotic syndrome and focal segmental glomerular sclerosis, for which he had… CONTINUE READING