hrp0089p1-p152 | GH & IGFs P1 | ESPE2018
, Hokken-Koelega Anita
Background: Following Barkers hypothesis on fetal growth retardation, low birth weight and being born small for gestational age (SGA) might be linked to fewer glomeruli which influences adult disease. Growth hormone (GH) treatment leads to a greater kidney length and total kidney volume, as well as a higher glomerular filtration rate (GFR). Microalbuminuria, defined as more than 20 mg/l albumin in random urine sample, is a marker for renal diseases and is a risk factor f...