Idiopathic short stature: decision making in growth hormone use.

@article{Maheshwari2012IdiopathicSS,
  title={Idiopathic short stature: decision making in growth hormone use.},
  author={Nidhi Maheshwari and Naveen K. Uli and Sumana Narasimhan and Leona Cuttler},
  journal={Indian journal of pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={
          238-43
        }
}
Short stature is a common concern in pediatrics. Several ambiguities and controversies persist, especially with regard to criteria, cost, medical necessity and outcomes of growth hormone (GH) therapy for idiopathic short stature (ISS). Due to these ambiguities and controversies, a series of decisions by primary care physicians (whether to refer the short child to a pediatric endocrinologist), pediatric endocrinologist (whether to recommend GH treatment), families (whether to raise concern about… CONTINUE READING
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