Adult height in Turkish patients with Turner syndrome without growth hormone treatment


BEREKET A., DEMİRCİOĞLU S., Elcioglu N., Hacihanefioglu S., Memioglu N., Bas F., ...More

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.50, no.5, pp.415-417, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-417
  • Ataturk University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Spontaneous adult height (AH) in Turner syndrome (TS) varies among populations. Population-specific AH data is essential to assess the efficacy of growth-promoting therapies in TS. A multicenter study was performed to establish AH of non-growth hormone (GH)-treated Turkish patients with TS.