American Journal of Infectious Diseases

The Effects of Growth Hormone Therapy in HIV-infection

Donald P. Kotler

DOI : 10.3844/ajidsp.2006.153.158

American Journal of Infectious Diseases

Volume 2, Issue 3

Pages 153-158


The results of these studies suggested that the growth hormone might play a role in the management of visceral fat accumulation associated with HIV. Analysis of the treatment effect sizes in the published studies show that the effects of various doses of rhGH on trunk fat fit a dose-response characteristic.


© 2006 Donald P. Kotler. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.