Growth in children with moderate renal insufficiency: measurement, evaluation, and treatment.

@article{Abitbol1996GrowthIC,
  title={Growth in children with moderate renal insufficiency: measurement, evaluation, and treatment.},
  author={Carolyn L Abitbol and James C. M. Chan and Howard A. Trachtman and Jos{\'e} Strauss and Ira Greifer},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={s3-8}
}
Essential in the treatment of children with chronic renal insufficiency (CRI) is the elimination of growth deficits. With the prospect of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) and other adjunct treatment, the appropriate measurement and assessment of growth retardation and growth recovery will document continued progress toward eliminating this disabling condition. Phases and determinants of growth at different ages are best described by growth velocity patterns. Nutritional, hormonal, and… CONTINUE READING

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