TITLE

Cognition, Emotions and Quality of Life in Lithuanian Girls with Turner Syndrome after Growth Hormone Therapy Discontinuation

AUTHOR(S)
Lašaite, Lina; Lašiene, Danute; Lašas, Liudvikas
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism;May2010, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p443
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study which determined cognitive functions, emotional state and quality of life of patients with Turner syndrome (TS) following discontinuation of growth hormone therapy. Study subjects were eighteen Lithuanian patients with TS. A discussion on the study findings is offered. The features of patients with TS include shorter stature, lower weight and higher waist-to-hip ratio, among others.
ACCESSION #
52312934

 

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