Relation between serum Insulin-like growth factor-I and insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-3 levels, clinical status and growth parameters in prepubertal cystic fibrosis patients

Ozen M., Cokugras H., Ozen N., Camcioglu Y., Akcakaya N.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.46, no.4, pp.429-435, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1442-200x.2004.01925.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.429-435
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: No


Background: This study aims to determine the relation between anabolic hormones, Insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3), growth parameters, and clinical status in prepubertal cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. This prospective study comprises age/sex-matched control subjects and was set in a tertiary care teaching hospital.