hrp0082p2-d1-455 | Growth | ESPE2014

The Effect of Long Term GH Therapy in Discordant Twins Where One Twin is Born Small for Gestational Age: A Case Control Study

Letshwiti Johannes , O'Mullane Elaine , Hoey Hilary , Roche Edna

Background: The positive effect of GH therapy in small for gestational age (SGA) singletons has been shown in previous studies. Little is known about twin growth and GH treatment where only one twin is born SGA.Objective and hypotheses: We present data from two set of twins where one was appropriate for gestational age (control) and the other twin was SGA (treatment).Method: Twin pair 1: male monochorionic diamniotic (MCDA) twins b...