The effects of prolonged substitution of recombinant human growth hormone on renal functional reserve in growth hormone-deficient adults.


Twelve growth hormone (GH)-deficient adults with normal renal function were recruited for a 6-month, double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the effects of prolonged recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) substitution therapy on renal functional parameters. RhGH was administered at a dose 0.125 IU/kg per week sc the first 4 wk and 0.25 IU/kg per week… (More)

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