hrp0092p2-153 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2019

Criteria for First-Year Growth Response to Growth Hormone Treatment in Prepubertal Children with Growth Hormone Deficiency: Do they Predict Final Height Outcome?

Straetemans Saartje , De Schepper Jean , Thomas Muriel , Tenoutasse Sylvie , Beauloye Véronique , Rooman Raoul , BESPEED the members of

Background/Aim: Several criteria for the first year growth response (FYGR) to growth hormone (GH) treatment have been proposed. We explored which FYGR criteria predict best the final height outcome after GH treatment in prepubertal children with GH deficiency (GHD).Methods: Height data of 129 GHD children (83 boys) treated with GH for at least 4 consecutive years with at least 1 year before pubertal onset, were retrieved...