Growth and growth hormone secretion after bone marrow transplantation.

  title={Growth and growth hormone secretion after bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={Raja Brauner and Manuel Fontoura and Jean Michel Zucker and Agn{\'e}s Devergie and Jean Claude Souberbielle and C Pr{\'e}vot-Saucet and Jean Marie Michon and Eliane Gluckman and Claude Griscelli and Arno Fischer},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={68 4},
This study analyses the growth and the growth hormone secretion of children given various conditioning protocols before bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Twenty nine children (14 boys, 15 girls) given BMT were classified according to their conditioning protocol: total body irradiation (TBI) given as a single exposure of 10 Grays (Gy, group I, 11 cases), or 8 Gy (group II, four cases), 12 Gy given as six fractionated doses (Group III, seven cases), or chemotherapy alone (group IV, seven cases… CONTINUE READING

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