Plasma growth hormone response to growth hormone-releasing hexapeptide (GH-RP-6) in children with short stature.


Eighteen children with short stature were evaluated for growth hormone (GH) reserve after pharmacological tests and a single iv injection of GH-RP-6. These children were divided into two groups: 10 were diagnosed as having idiopathic GH deficiency by classical stimulation tests (group A) and the remaining 8 (group B) were considered growth-retarded children… (More)


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