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Type: Artigo
Title: Efeitos Do Uso Do Hormônio De Crescimento Em Crianças E Adolescentes Com Artrite Idiopática Juvenil: Revisão Sistemática
Title Alternative: Effects Of The Use Of Growth Hormone In Children And Adolescents With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Systematic Review
Author: Frittoli
Renan Bazuco; Longui
Barbara Sugui; Silva
Amanda Meireles; Barros Filho
Antonio de Azevedo; Reis de Goes Monteiro
Maria Angela; Appenzeller
Abstract: Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) often have impaired growth and short stature. There is evidence that the therapeutic use of growth hormone (GH) is useful and safe in these patients. Objective: To analyze the effects of GH use in patients with JIA. Method: A systematic review of the literature over the last 18 years in Medline and Embase databases. The criteria were analyzed independently by the researchers. We used the following keywords: "growth hormone", "arthritis, juvenile", "arthritis, rheumatoid", "child" and "adolescent". Results: Among the 192 identified articles, 20 corresponded to the inclusion criteria. Seventeen longitudinal studies and 3 case reports were found. Most studies analyzed observed increased growth, muscle mass and bone mass using GH. Adverse effects observed were glucose intolerance, diabetes, bone deformities, osteonecrosis, reactivation of the disease and low final height. Conclusion: The majority of studies reported positive effects after the therapeutic use of GH, but some variability in response to treatment was observed. The combination of growth hormone with other drugs seems to be a good option. (C) 2016 Published by Elsevier Editora Ltda.
Subject: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Growth Hormone
Editor: Elsevier Science INC
New York
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.rbr.2016.04.004
Date Issue: 2017
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