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Title: Mechanisms and effects of growth hormone deficiency (due to subarachnoid haemorrhage and traumatic brain injury) on quality of life and regional body composition, and the influence of hormone replacement
Author: Gardner, Christopher
ISNI:       0000 0004 5351 3678
Awarding Body: University of Liverpool
Current Institution: University of Liverpool
Date of Award: 2014
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Aims of Thesis • Section 1 – To ascertain the incidence of non alcoholic fatty liver disease in patients with growth hormone deficiency and the impact of hormone replacement. • Section 2 – Validation of the glucagon stimulation test in healthy subjects and hypopituitary patients. • Section 3 – A prospective longitudinal study of pituitary function in survivors of Subarachnoid Haemorrhage and evaluation of changes in Quality of life following growth hormone replacement. • Section 4 – An analysis of the Pfizer KIMS database to evaluate changes in Quality of Life and Body Composition following Growth Hormone Replacement in patients with Traumatic Brain Injury.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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