Short Stature

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Short Stature

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 309 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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The Effect of Recombinant Growth Hormone Treatment in Children with Idiopathic Short Stature and Low Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Levels.
 

Author(s): Zeynep Şıklar, Pınar Kocaay, Emine Çamtosun, Mehmet İsakoca, Bülent Hacıhamdioğlu, Şenay Savaş Erdeve, Merih Berberoğlu

Journal: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2015 Dec;7(4):301-6.

 

Idiopathic short stature (ISS) constitutes a heterogeneous group of short stature which is not associated with an endocrine or other identifiable cause. Some ISS patients may have varying degrees of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1) deficiency. Recombinant growth hormone (rGH) ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 2016

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The terms "Short Stature" returned 38 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Challenges in the Management of Short Stature.
 

Author(s): Jesús Argente

Journal: Horm Res Paediatr. 2016 ;85(1):2-10.

 

Human growth, from fetal life to adolescence, is dynamic and a good marker of health. Growth is a complex process influenced by genetic, hormonal, nutritional and environmental factors, both pre- and postnatally. To date, no international agreement regarding normal height has been ...

Last Updated: 2 Feb 2016

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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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Short and tall stature: a new paradigm emerges.
 

Author(s): Jeffrey Baron, Lars Sävendahl, Francesco De Luca, Andrew Dauber, Moshe Phillip, Jan M Wit, Ola Nilsson

Journal: Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2015 Dec;11(12):735-46.

 

In the past, the growth hormone (GH)-insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) axis was often considered to be the main system that regulated childhood growth and, therefore, determined short stature and tall stature. However, findings have now revealed that the GH-IGF-1 axis is just one ...

Last Updated: 20 Nov 2015

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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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Aromatase Inhibitor Growth Study: Letrozole vs. Anastrozole
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Short Stature

 

Last Updated: 17 Nov 2014

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