Table 3.

GH Parameters

Mean
Stimulated GH values
 Clonidine peak (ng/mL)12.6 ± 1.3
 Arginine peak (ng/mL)5.1 ± 0.9
Overnight GH valuesMean
 Spontaneous mean (ng/mL)2.3 ± 0.3
 Baseline (ng/mL)1.9 ± 0.3
 Nadir (ng/mL)1.0 ± 0.1
 Number of peaks2.8 ± 0.2
 Mean peak width (min)64.2 ± 6.6
 AUC (ng/mL/12 hr)761.4 ± 97.6
 AUCbase(ng/mL/12 hr)224.8 ± 44.9
 Mean peak (ng/mL)3.9 ± 0.5
 Mean peakbase(ng/mL)2.1 ± 0.6
 Sum of peaks (ng/mL)11.0 ± 1.8
 Sum of peaksbase (ng/mL)6.2 ± 1.7