A GH provocation test is recommended unless the child has normal auxology
or a basal IGF-I level above the mean for age.
(4) Italian Institute for Auxology
, IRCC, 20145 Milan, Italy
On the main page (Auxology
), standard deviation (SD) scores and percentile values can be calculated for weight, height, body mass index, and head circumference of children using one of the three reference data: Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Neyzi et al, and the WHO (weight data are present only for children < 10 years of age) (3,4,5,6).
(3) Division of Auxology
, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, IRCCS, Verbania, Italy
(Of child development in an auxology
perspective) Kultura Fizyczna 2004; 1-2:13-23
Human Growth in Sickness and in Health: Plenary Lectures from the 10th International Congress of Auxology
. Frienze: Edizioni Centro Studi Auxologici, 2006.
Seddone (head-nurses) and the nursing staff of the Division of Metabolic Diseases and of the Division of Auxology
at the Italian Institute for Auxology
(Verbania, Italy) for their professional collaboration in recruitment and blood sampling.
Research interest Auxology
and Pediatric Sport Science