Final height in idiopathic growth hormone deficiency: the KIGS experience. KIGS International Board.


Final height was evaluated in 369 patients with idiopathic growth hormone deficiency (IGHD) enrolled in KIGS--the Pharmacia & Upjohn International Growth Database. At the start of growth hormone (GH) therapy, the patients were 9.8 years of age, their mid-parental height SDS was -0.8, and their height SDS was -3.1. Of the 369 patients, 50% had multiple… (More)