Serum insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), IGF-binding protein-3, and growth hormone levels in collodion babies: A case-control study


Kurtoglu S. , ÖZTÜRK M. A. , Koklu E. , GÜNEŞ T. , Akcakus M. , Hatipoglu N.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.21, no.7, pp.689-694, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2008.21.7.689
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.689-694

Abstract

Aim: Because growth failure occurs in many collodion babies, we investigated serum growth hormone (GH), insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and IGF binding protein-3 (IGFBP-3) levels in collodion babies admitted to Gevher Nesibe Hospital, Kayseri, Turkey between 1999 and 2006.