Utility of the National Cooperative Growth Study database for safety reporting.

@article{Graves1996UtilityOT,
  title={Utility of the National Cooperative Growth Study database for safety reporting.},
  author={Daren Graves},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1996},
  volume={128 5 Pt 2},
  pages={S1-3}
}
The National Cooperative Growth Study (NCGS) maintains the largest database in the world, collecting information on patients with growth disorders treated with growth hormone (GH). More than 24,000 children have been monitored during its first decade (1985 through 1995). The database provides unique opportunities to learn about effectiveness of GH therapy in a real-world context. Its size also makes it possible to investigate rare adverse reactions, which is not reasonable in a randomized… CONTINUE READING