Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 302 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Associations between Psychological Problems and Quality of Life in Pediatric Short Stature from Patients' and Parents' Perspectives.
 

Author(s): Julia Hannah Quitmann, Monika Bullinger, Rachel Sommer, Anja Christine Rohenkohl, Neuza Maria Bernardino Da Silva

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Short stature has been associated with psychosocial impairments, but whether treatments and achieved height impact on health-related quality of life (HrQoL) and psychological functioning of children/adolescents is still controversial. This study aimed to examine the effects of height ...

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2016

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[Efficacy of different doses of recombinant human growth hormone in the treatment of short stature in children born small for gestational age].
 

Author(s): Di Qie, Fan Yang

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2016 Mar;18(3):247-53.

 

To investigate the efficacy and safety of different doses of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) in the treatment of short stature in children born small for gestational age (SGA).

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2016

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Recombinant growth hormone therapy in children with short stature in Kuwait: a cross-sectional study of use and treatment outcomes.
 

Author(s): Dalia Al-Abdulrazzaq, Abdullah Al-Taiar, Kholoud Hassan, Iman Al-Basari

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Recombinant Growth hormone (rGH) therapy is approved in many countries for treatment of short stature in a number of childhood diagnoses. Despite the increasing body of international literature on rGH use, there is paucity of data on rGH use in Kuwait and the broader Middle-East which ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2015

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Novel genetic causes of short stature.
 

Author(s): Jan M Wit, Wilma Oostdijk, Monique Losekoot, Hermine A van Duyvenvoorde, Claudia A L Ruivenkamp, Sarina G Kant

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2016 Apr;174(4):R145-73.

 

The fast technological development, particularly single nucleotide polymorphism array, array-comparative genomic hybridization, and whole exome sequencing, has led to the discovery of many novel genetic causes of growth failure. In this review we discuss a selection of these, according ...

Last Updated: 23 Feb 2016

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Evaluation of Short and Tall Stature in Children.
 

Author(s): Craig Barstow, Caitlyn Rerucha

Journal: Am Fam Physician. 2015 Jul;92(1):43-50.

 

Short stature is defined as a height more than two standard deviations below the mean for age (less than the 3rd percentile). Tall stature is defined as a height more than two standard deviations above the mean for age (greater than the 97th percentile). The initial evaluation of ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Genetic evaluation of short stature.
 

Author(s): Andrew Dauber, Ron G Rosenfeld, Joel N Hirschhorn

Journal: J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab.. 2014 Sep;99(9):3080-92.

 

Genetics plays a major role in determining an individual's height. Although there are many monogenic disorders that lead to perturbations in growth and result in short stature, there is still no consensus as to the role that genetic diagnostics should play in the evaluation of a child ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 2014

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The Role of Igf-1 Generation Test in Diagnosis and Treatment of Short Stature
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 25 Oct 2013

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Short Stature Related Distress
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Idiopathic Short Stature; Self Image

 

Last Updated: 2 Jun 2016

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