Table of Contents

Growth Hormone Receptor in Growth.
Ghrelin in the Regulation of GH Secretion and Other Pituitary Hormones.
Growth Hormone Pulsatility and its Impact on Growth and Metabolism in Humans.
Metabolic Actions of Growth Hormone.
Molecular Genetics of Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Structural Abnormalities in Congenital Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Genetic Causes of Familial Pituitary Adenomas.
The Epidemiology of Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Diagnosis of Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults.
Transition from Puberty to Adulthood.
Issues in Long-Term Management of Adults with Growth Hormone Deficiency.
Quality of Life in Acromegaly and Growth Hormone Deficiency.
The Value of GH and IGF-I Measurements in the Management of Acromegaly.
The Role of Somatostatin Analogues in Treatment of Acromegaly.
The Role of External Beam Radiation Therapy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Acromegaly.
Mortality and Morbidity in Acromegaly: Impact of Disease Control.
GHR Antagonist: Efficacy and Safety.
Long-Acting Growth Hormone Analogues.
Growth Hormone Supplementation in the Elderly.
Growth Hormone in Sports: Is There Evidence of Benefit?.