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ea0032p903 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

Efficacy of hGH treatment in pituitary dwarfism- age does matter

Idriceanu Jeanina , Vasiliu Ioana , Popovici Ramona , Bodescu Ioana , Rusu Cristina , Mogos Voichita , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: The spectrum of GH deficiency (GHD) in children ranges from complete deficiency, with severe growth retardation, to partial deficiency, with slightly short stature. The administration of GH to children with GHD improves linear growth, mainly during the first 2 years of treatment.Patients and methods: The study analyzes pattern of growth in 35 children (24 boys, 11 girls) with GHD, in the first year of treatment with hGH. There were three gr...