Final height of patients who underwent bone marrow transplantation during childhood.

  title={Final height of patients who underwent bone marrow transplantation during childhood.},
  author={Agueda Cohen and Adriano Rovelli and M T Van-Lint and Cornelio Uderzo and A A Morchio and C. Pezzini and Guiseppe Masera and Almalina Bacigalupo and Canzio Romano},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={74 5},
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact on final adult height of bone marrow transplantation. METHODS The final height of 28 long term survivors (18 males; 10 females), allografted before or at the onset of puberty, at a median age of 10.8 years (range 6.3 to 14.6) and who did not receive growth hormone (GH) treatment or other growth promoting agents, was evaluated. Median follow up period after bone marrow transplantation was 7.9 years (range 3.2 to 11.4), and age at the most recent evaluation 18… CONTINUE READING


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