The role of recombinant insulin-like growth factor I in the treatment of the short child

@article{Rosenbloom2007TheRO,
  title={The role of recombinant insulin-like growth factor I in the treatment of the short child},
  author={Arlan L. Rosenbloom},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={19},
  pages={458–464}
}
  • A. Rosenbloom
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
Purpose of review Commercial preparations of recombinant human insulin-like growth factor I became available in 2005. Off-label use has been promoted because of the paucity of patients having approved indications; I review the background and rationale for such use. Recent findings Attempts to identify growth hormone unresponsiveness in children with idiopathic short stature have been nonproductive. Treatment with insulin-like growth factor I for unequivocal growth hormone insensitivity improves… 
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