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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Growth Curves For Girls With Turner Syndrome.
Author: Bertapelli, Fabio
Barros-Filho, Antonio de Azevedo
Antonio, Maria Ângela Reis de Góes Monteiro
Barbeta, Camila Justino de Oliveira
de Lemos-Marini, Sofia Helena Valente
Guerra-Junior, Gil
Abstract: The objective of this study was to review the growth curves for Turner syndrome, evaluate the methodological and statistical quality, and suggest potential growth curves for clinical practice guidelines. The search was carried out in the databases Medline and Embase. Of 1006 references identified, 15 were included. Studies constructed curves for weight, height, weight/height, body mass index, head circumference, height velocity, leg length, and sitting height. The sample ranged between 47 and 1,565 (total = 6,273) girls aged 0 to 24 y, born between 1950 and 2006. The number of measures ranged from 580 to 9,011 (total = 28,915). Most studies showed strengths such as sample size, exclusion of the use of growth hormone and androgen, and analysis of confounding variables. However, the growth curves were restricted to height, lack of information about selection bias, limited distributional properties, and smoothing aspects. In conclusion, we observe the need to construct an international growth reference for girls with Turner syndrome, in order to provide support for clinical practice guidelines.
Subject: Adolescent
Adult
Body Height
Body Mass Index
Body Weight
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Medline
Turner Syndrome
Rights: aberto
Identifier DOI: 10.1155/2014/687978
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24949463
Date Issue: 2014
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