At this website, we aim to
- Share the health educations on children growth
- Share the knowledge on paediatric endocrine diseases
- Share the health educations on common paediatric disorders
- Share the clinical applications on growth hormone therapy.
What factors contribute to child's height?
Growth hormone therapy
Benefits of GH treatment in children born small for gestational age
Children born small for gestational age (SGA) who do not show spontaneous catch-up growth by 2 years of age generally remain short for life. Although the majority of them are not growth hormone (GH)-deficient, GH treatment has been shown to improve growth in this population. In a recent interview, Dr Pik-Shun Cheng, Specialist in Paediatrics in private practice in Hong Kong, discussed the role and benefits of recombinant GH ( Saizen, Merck) supplementation, and shared her clinical experience in the management of short stature in children. (More Info...)