hrp0082p1-d2-153 | Growth (1) | ESPE2014
, Wolters Barbara
, Lass Nina
, Wunsch Rainer
, Reinehr Thomas
Background: The cardiovascular risk for children receiving treatment with GH has hardly been investigated. Therefore, we studied the relationships between GH treatment and carotid intima media-thickness (IMT), which is predictive for the cardiovascular diseases.Methods: We measured carotid IMT (four values) in 100 children (mean age 11.6±2.8 years, 63% male) treated with GH (GH deficiency 61%, SGA 31%, Turner syndrome 5%, SHOX deficiency 2%, Prader-...