Linear Growth in Relation to the Circulating Concentration of Insulin-like Growth Factor-I and Free Thyroxine in Infants and Children with Congenital Cyanotic Heart Disease Before vs. After Surgical Intervention

Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, 05/18/2012

It appears that the postoperative growth spurt in infants with cyanotic congenital heart disease (CHD) is mediated through activation of the GH/IGF–I system and improved nutrition.

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