Thursday, February 28, 2013

Neuropsychological recovery and quality-of-life in children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency following TBI

Neuropsychological recovery and quality-of-life in children and adolescents with growth hormone deficiency following TBI

 Growth Hormone Deficiency following TBI is common in children and adolescents. Deficits in neurocognition and Quality of Life impact recovery after TBI. It is important to assess potential neurocognitive and QoL changes that may occur as a result of GHD. It is also important to consider the potential added benefit of overnight GH testing as compared to stimulation
testing in predicting changes in neurocognition or QoL.

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