Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 259 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Circulating microRNA expression in children with idiopathic short stature].
 

Author(s): Sha Zhao, Yan Zhong, Yao-Hui Jiang, Zhu-Wen Yi

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Dec;15(12):1104-8.

 

To study the role of circulating microRNAs (miRNA) in the pathogenesis of idiopathic short stature (ISS) through detecting miRNA expression profile in plasma of children with ISS.

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Efficacy of short-term growth hormone treatment in prepubertal children with idiopathic short stature.
 

Author(s): Ho-Seong Kim, Sei Won Yang, Han-Wook Yoo, Byung Kyu Suh, Cheol Woo Ko, Woo Yeong Chung, Kee Hyoung Lee, Jin Soon Hwang, Hyi-Jeong Ji, Hyunji Ahn, Duk Hee Kim

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 2014 Jan;55(1):53-60.

 

It has been reported that daily recombinant human growth hormone (GH) treatment showed beneficial effects on growth in prepubertal children with idiopathic short stature (ISS). The present study aimed to validate the GH (Eutropin®) effect on growth promotion and safety after short-term ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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[Clinical analysis and genetic diagnosis of short-limb inherited short stature diseases in children].
 

Author(s): Fang Li, Hong-Wei Ma, Ying Song, Man Hu, Shuang Ren, Ya-Fen Yu, Gui-Jie Zhao

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2013 Nov;15(11):932-6.

 

To analyze the clinical manifestations, bone X-ray findings and genetic analysis results of three short-limb inherited short stature diseases: achondroplasia (ACH), hypochondroplasia (HCH) and pseudoachondroplasia (PSACH).

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 32 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The etiology of short stature affects the clinical outcome of lower limb lengthening using external fixation. A systematic review of 18 trials involving 547 patients.
 

Author(s): Seung-Ju Kim, Wendy Pierce, Sanjeev Sabharwal

Journal: Acta Orthop. 2014 Apr;85(2):181-6.

 

Distraction osteogenesis (DO) has been used to gain height in short statured individuals. However, there have been no studies comparing the clinical outcome of limb lengthening based on the etiology of the short stature. We assessed whether different underlying diagnoses are associated ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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SAMS, a syndrome of short stature, auditory-canal atresia, mandibular hypoplasia, and skeletal abnormalities is a unique neurocristopathy caused by mutations in Goosecoid.
 

Author(s): David A Parry, Clare V Logan, Alexander P A Stegmann, Zakia A Abdelhamed, Alistair Calder, Shabana Khan, David T Bonthron, Virginia Clowes, Eamonn Sheridan, Neeti Ghali, Albert E Chudley, Angus Dobbie, Constance T R M Stumpel, Colin A Johnson

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2013 Dec;93(6):1135-42.

 

Short stature, auditory canal atresia, mandibular hypoplasia, and skeletal abnormalities (SAMS) has been reported previously to be a rare, autosomal-recessive developmental disorder with other, unique rhizomelic skeletal anomalies. These include bilateral humeral hypoplasia, humeroscapular ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Diagnosis of endocrine disease: limitations of the IGF1 generation test in children with short stature.
 

Author(s): Régis Coutant, Helmuth-Günther Dörr, Helena Gleeson, Jesús Argente

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2012 Mar;166(3):351-7.

 

The IGF1 generation test (IGFGT) is often used during the assessment of suspected GH insensitivity (GHI). We report the results of a survey undertaken in 2010 to determine the use of IGFGT amongst members of the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology to evaluate suspected GHI. ...

Last Updated: 29 Feb 2012

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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: 4 May 2014

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Free Fatty Acids, Body Weight, and Growth Hormones Secretion in Children
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Obesity; Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2014

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