The effect of growth hormone treatment on bone mineral density in prepubertal girls with Turner syndrome: a multicentre prospective clinical trial


Aycan Z., Cetinkaya E., Darendeliler F., Vidinlisan S., Bas F., BİDECİ A. , ...More

CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol.68, no.5, pp.769-772, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1365-2265.2007.03107.x
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.769-772

Abstract

Background Patients with Turner syndrome (TS) are treated with GH to increase adult height. Although it is well established that GH promotes longitudinal bone growth, the effects of GH treatment on bone density are less clear.