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Growth Hormone and Insulin Growth Factor 1 Deficiencies in Children/Adolescents Following Traumatic Brain Injury: The Impact on Growth and Neuropsychological Development


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to look at the relationship between growth hormones, and recovery from a TBI - traumatic brain injury. It is believed that a TBI may interfere with the body's ability to produce growth hormones. These hormones may be needed by the body for growth, mental development and sexual maturation.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00929045

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Peter D Patrick, PhD

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA United States
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