Prediction of response to growth hormone treatment in short children born small for gestational age: analysis of data from KIGS (Pharmacia International Growth Database).

@article{Ranke2003PredictionOR,
  title={Prediction of response to growth hormone treatment in short children born small for gestational age: analysis of data from KIGS (Pharmacia International Growth Database).},
  author={Michael B. Ranke and Anders Lindberg and Christopher T Cowell and Kerstin Albertsson Wikland and Edward O. Reiter and Patrick Wilton and David Anthony Price},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={125-31}
}
A model was developed that allows physicians to individualize GH treatment in children born short for gestational age (SGA) who fail to show spontaneous catch-up growth. Data from children (n = 613) in a large pharmacoepidemiological survey, the KIGS (Pharmacia International Growth Database), or who had participated in clinical trials were used to develop the model. Another group of similar children (n = 68) from KIGS was used for validation. In the first year of GH treatment, the growth… CONTINUE READING
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