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The summary below is from the full report titled “Effects of Growth Hormone Administration on Inflammatory and Other Cardiovascular Risk Markers in Men with Growth Hormone Deficiency. A Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial.” It is in the 18 July 2000 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 133, pages 111-122). The authors are G. Sesmilo, B.M.K. Biller, J. Llevadot, D. Hayden, G. Hanson, N. Rifai, and A. Klibanski.
The Effects of Growth Hormone Treatment on Cardiac Risk Factors in Men with Low Growth Hormone Levels. Ann Intern Med. 2000;133:111. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-133-2-200007180-00024
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2000;133(2):111.
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