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      Approaching Final Height in Children Treated for Growth Hormone Deficiency

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      Hormone Research in Paediatrics

      S. Karger AG

      Growth hormone, Final height

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          Abstract

          This brief report is a preliminary review of the interpretation of’final height’ in a large study of children, some of whom have been treated with recombinant human growth hormone for as long as 8 years. Most of the children in this study have not attained final height, so we highlight the issues relating to the definition of final height, study completion and diagnosis.

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          Journal
          HRE
          Horm Res Paediatr
          10.1159/issn.1663-2818
          Hormone Research in Paediatrics
          S. Karger AG
          978-3-8055-6139-6
          978-3-318-01697-0
          1663-2818
          1663-2826
          1995
          1995
          05 December 2008
          : 43
          : 4
          : 129-131
          Affiliations
          Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, Ind., USA
          Article
          184257 Horm Res 1995;43:129–131
          10.1159/000184257
          7750912
          © 1995 S. Karger AG, Basel

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          Pages: 3
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          Session I: Final Height in GHD Children

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