TITLE

Growth hormone therapy in children in Canada: What have we learned in the past decade from an unlimited supply of growth hormone?

AUTHOR(S)
Dean, Heather
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Apr99, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Editorial. Discusses what the health care industry have learned from growth hormone therapy in children in Canada. Lack of randomized controlled trials (RCT) of the effect of growth hormone on ultimate adult height; Reason cited for the lack of RCT evidence on the effect of hormonal treatment on adult height; Role played by Canadian studies in addressing this dilemma; Use of pituitary-derived growth hormone in children.
ACCESSION #
1882459

 

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