Response to growth hormone treatment in very young patients with growth hormone deficiencies and mini-puberty


Cetinkaya S., Poyrazoglu S., Bas F., Ercan O., Yildiz M., Adal E., ...More

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.31, no.2, pp.175-184, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2017-0123
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-184

Abstract

Background: The aim of the study was to assess the response to growth hormone (GH) treatment in very young patients with GH deficiency (GHD) through a national, multi-center study. Possible factors affecting growth response were assessed (especially mini-puberty).