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ea0049ep62 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2017

Effect of GH treatment on coagulation and fibrinolysis parameters in prepubertal children with growth hormone deficiency

Karachaliou Feneli , Kafetzi Maria , Drakopoulou Maria , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis , Leka-Emiris Sofia , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalakos Stefanos

Background: Increased fibrinogen levels have been reported in prepubertal children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency (GHD), which were reduced after rhGH treatment. rhGH treatment has also been shown to exert a beneficial effect on the amount of aPAI-1 in children with GHD.Aim: Of the study was to evaluate whether prepubertal GH deficient (GHD) children showed any impairment in coagulation- and fibrinolysis-related parameters and the effect ...