Longitudinal linear growth and final height is impaired in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors after treatment without cranial irradiation.

@article{Vandecruys2013LongitudinalLG,
  title={Longitudinal linear growth and final height is impaired in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia survivors after treatment without cranial irradiation.},
  author={Els Vandecruys and Catharina Dhooge and Margarita Craen and Yves Benoit and J De Schepper},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={163 1},
  pages={268-73}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate long-term growth and final height (FH) in survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) who were treated without cranial radiation therapy and underwent evaluation of growth hormone (GH) status at the end of treatment. STUDY DESIGN Data on longitudinal growth (collected at the start of treatment, end of treatment, and 1 year thereafter) and FH of 67 adult survivors of childhood ALL who had been treated according to European Organisation for Research and… CONTINUE READING

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