Improvement in growth after 1 year of growth hormone therapy in well-nourished infants with growth retardation secondary to chronic renal failure: results of a multicenter, controlled, randomized, open clinical trial.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES
Our aim was to evaluate the growth-promoting effect of growth hormone (GH) treatment in infants with chronic renal failure (CRF) and persistent growth retardation despite adequate nutritional and metabolic management.
DESIGN, SETTING, PARTICIPANTS, & MEASUREMENTS
The study design included randomized, parallel groups in an open… (More)