What is the evidence for beneficial effects of growth hormone treatment beyond height in short children born small for gestational age? A review of published literature.


Dunger D., Darendeliler F. F. , KANDEMİR N., Harris M., Rabbani A., Kappelgaard A.

Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM, vol.33, no.1, pp.53-70, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem-2019-0098
  • Title of Journal : Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-70

Abstract

Background: An increasing body of evidence supports the view that both an adverse intrauterine milieu and rapid postnatal weight gain in children born small for gestational age (SGA) contribute towards the risk for the development of chronic diseases in adult life.