• Can recombinant growth hormone effectively treat idiopathic short stature? 

    Von Fange, Tim; McDiarmid, Todd; Mackler, Leslie (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2008-09)
    Yes, treatment can increase a child's final height. Injections of recombinant human growth hormone (rGH) at least 3 times a week for 4 to 6 years add 3.7 to 7.5 cm to final height in children between 8 and 16 years of age ...