The growth hormone insulin-like growth factor 1 axis in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and growth retardation.

@article{Wong2010TheGH,
  title={The growth hormone insulin-like growth factor 1 axis in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and growth retardation.},
  author={Sze Choong Wong and A. L. Smyth and Elizabeth E. McNeill and Peter J Galloway and Kamal Hassan and P Mcgrogan and S Faisal Ahmed},
  journal={Clinical endocrinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={220-8}
}
CONTEXT There is scarce knowledge about the growth hormone (GH) insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF1) axis in children & adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and growth retardation. OBJECTIVE To describe the pattern of GH and IGF1 secretion in children & adolescents with IBD. DESIGN A retrospective review of 28 patients (23 M) of IBD (25 Crohn's Disease and three Ulcerative Colitis) and growth retardation who had investigation of the GH/IGF-1 axis. Height velocity (HV) and serum… CONTINUE READING