Is growth hormone a feasible adjuvant in the treatment of children after small bowel resection?

Abstract

The aim of our study was to assess the metabolic consequences of short-term administration of growth hormone in children after gut resection and influence on polyamine production in red blood cells (RBC). Twelve children aged 4-60 months were studied. All children remained on parenteral nutrition and 11 also received oral feeding. Total non-protein energy… (More)

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