hrp0082p1-d2-150 | Growth (1) | ESPE2014

Cognitive Processing Speed as a Function of GH Treatment in Short Stature Children: a Multiple Regression Analysis

Chaplin John Eric , Kristrom Berit , Jonsson Bjorn , Tuvemo Torsten , Albertsson-Wikland Kerstin

Background: Cognitive function has been shown to improve following GH treatment in adults. In children born small for gestational age (SGA) IQ scores were found to improve following 24 months of GH treatment.Objective and hypotheses: The aim was to observe cognitive function in pre-pubertal, short children with isolated GH deficiency (IGHD) or idiopathic short stature (ISS) during the first 24 months of GH treatment. Cognitive testing was carried out usi...