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ea0016p374 | Growth factors | ECE2008

Pituitary hormone axes in constitutionally tall adolescents

Melnitchenko Galina , Koloda Dmitry , Pronin Vyacheslav , Tiulpakov Anatoly , Gitel Evgeny , Ordzhonikidze Zurab , Pavlov Vladimir , Preobrazhensky Vladimir

Objective: To evaluate the pituitary hormone axes in adolescents with constitutional tall stature (CTS).Materials and methods: About 120 patients (54 males and 66 females) with CTS aged 9.6–16.5 years (13.6±2.7 years, mean±S.D.) were enrolled in this study. Sixty-eight normal subjects (24 males and 44 females) aged 9.8–16.2 years (13.1±2.1 years), who were comparable in socioeconomic and nutritional terms, served a...