A recent review published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences has synthesized the most current data surrounding growth hormone (GH) replacement therapy in adults. We reviewed the article and developed 8 questions on the benefits and risks of therapy for adult GH deficiency (AGHD) as it relates to body composition, bone metabolism, cardiovascular risk factors, quality of life (QoL), mortality, and neoplasms.
Díez JJ, Sangiao-Alvarellos S, Cordido F. Treatment with growth hormone for adults with growth hormone deficiency: benefits and risks. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19:893.