Metabolic and hormonal changes of severely burned children receiving long-term oxandrolone treatment.

@article{Przkora2005MetabolicAH,
  title={Metabolic and hormonal changes of severely burned children receiving long-term oxandrolone treatment.},
  author={Ren{\'e} Przkora and Marc Gerhard Jeschke and Robert E. Barrow and Oscar E. Suman and Walter J. Meyer and Celeste C. Finnerty and Arthur P. Sanford and Jong Ok Lee and David L. Chinkes and Ronald P. Mlcak and David N . Herndon},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={242 3},
  pages={384-9, discussion 390-1}
}
OBJECTIVE When given to children for 1 year after a severe burn, oxandrolone significantly improves lean body mass, bone mineral content, and muscle strength. The beneficial effects of oxandrolone on height and weight were observed 1 year after treatment was discontinued. To study the efficacy of oxandrolone in severely burned children for 12 months after burn and 12 months after the drug was discontinued. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Oxandrolone attenuates body catabolism during the acute phase… CONTINUE READING
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