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Effectiveness of Recombinant Human Growth Hormone (rhGH) in the Treatment of Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

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Bone mineral content increased in rhGH-treated patients, but it is not known if this change alters fracture risk and the strength of evidence is low. Percent predicted FEV1 is a good predictor of mortality risk and influences HRQoL reporting. However, moderate-strength evidence indicates that rhGH treatment did not improve this measure.