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Table 2 Management of patients with CO-GHD according to each Scottish centre

From: An audit of the management of childhood-onset growth hormone deficiency during young adulthood in Scotland

  All centres A B C D
Total number of patients (n) 130 70 32 18 10
Total number of patients re-tested n (%) 74/130 (57) 48/70 (69) 16/32 (50) 5/18 (28) 5/10 (50)
 Persistent GHD n (%) 61/74 (82) 43/48 (90) 12/16 (75) 1/5 (20) 5/5 (100)
 Those with persistent GHD who restarted rhGH n (%) 51/61 (83) 35/43 (81) 11/12 (92) 1/1 (100) 4/5 (80)
Total number of patients not-retested n (%) 56/130 (43) 22/70 (31) 16/32 (50) 13/18 (72) 5/10 (50)
 Continued adult rhGH therapy without re-testing n (%) 34/56 (61) 7/22 (32) 16/16 (100) 7/13 (54) 4/5 (80)
 Lost to follow up whilst on treatment n (%) 10/56 (18) 9/22 (41) 0 0 1/5 (20)
 Stopped GH, no re-testing required n (%) 12/56 (21) 6/22 (27) 0 6/13 (46) 0
  1. Data are presented as the numbers of patients and percentages are given in parentheses