The first-year growth response to growth hormone treatment predicts the long-term prepubertal growth response in children

@inproceedings{Kristrm2009TheFG,
  title={The first-year growth response to growth hormone treatment predicts the long-term prepubertal growth response in children},
  author={Berit Kristr{\"o}m and Jovanna Dahlgren and Aimon Niklasson and Andreas F. M. Nierop and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland},
  booktitle={BMC Med. Inf. & Decision Making},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Pretreatment auxological variables, such as birth size and parental heights, are important predictors of the growth response to GH treatment. For children with missing pretreatment data, published prediction models cannot be used. The objective was to construct and validate a prediction model for children with missing background data based on the… CONTINUE READING