Use of growth hormone and other anabolic agents in AIDS wasting.

@article{Mulligan1999UseOG,
  title={Use of growth hormone and other anabolic agents in AIDS wasting.},
  author={Kathleen Mulligan and V. W.‐F. Tai and Morris Schambelan},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1999},
  volume={23 6 Suppl},
  pages={
          S202-9
        }
}
  • Kathleen Mulligan, V. W.‐F. Tai, Morris Schambelan
  • Published in
    JPEN. Journal of parenteral…
    1999
  • Medicine
  • Body wasting and loss of lean body mass (LBM) have been associated with increased mortality and disease progression, and reduced quality of life, in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. The failure of nutritional therapies and, more recently, of effective viral suppression, to consistently restore LBM has prompted investigation of the pharmacologic use of a number of specific protein anabolic agents, including recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH), insulin-like growth… CONTINUE READING

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