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ea0011s91 | Contrasting practices in European endocrinology | ECE2006

Contrasting expenditure on expensive endocrine therapies – e.g. growth hormone

Sandahl Christiansen Jens

The clinical syndrome associated with profound growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in adults has now been established and recognised for more than ten years. The multiple physiological and metabolic actions of growth hormone (GH) has been shown in a logical way to translate into recognisable symptoms and signs in individuals lacking the hormone. Normalization of abnormal physiological and metabolic parameters secondary to GH-replacement therapy has been demonstrated beyond reasona...