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Effects of growth hormone treatment on adult height in severely short children with X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets.

Authors
  • Meyerhoff, Nadine1
  • Haffner, Dieter1
  • Staude, Hagen2
  • Wühl, Elke3
  • Marx, Michaela4
  • Beetz, Rolf5
  • Querfeld, Uwe6
  • Holder, Martin7
  • Billing, Heiko8
  • Rabl, Wolfgang9
  • Schröder, Carmen10
  • Hiort, Olaf11
  • Brämswig, Jürgen H12
  • Richter-Unruh, Annette12
  • Schnabel, Dirk13
  • Živičnjak, Miroslav14
  • 1 Department of Pediatric Kidney, Liver and Metabolic Diseases, Hannover Medical School, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 2 University Children's Hospital Rostock, Rostock, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 3 University Children's Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 4 University Children's Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 5 University Children's Hospital Mainz, Mainz, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 6 Department of Pediatric Nephrology, University Children's Hospital, Charité, Berlin, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 7 Department of Pediatrics, Klinikum Stuttgart, Olgahospital, Stuttgart, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 8 University Children's Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 9 Children's Hospital of the Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 10 University Children's Hospital Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 11 Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 12 University Children's Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 13 Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and Berlin Institute of Health, Center for Chronically Sick Children, Pediatric Endocrinology, Berlin, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 14 Department of Pediatric Kidney, Liver and Metabolic Diseases, Hannover Medical School, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover, Germany. [email protected] , (Germany)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pediatric Nephrology
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2018
Volume
33
Issue
3
Pages
447–456
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00467-017-3820-3
PMID: 29058153
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Growth hormone treatment did not significantly increase adult height in this group of short children with XLH, which may be at least partly due to the small number of patients included in our study.

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