Carel JC, Roger M, Ispas S, Tondu F, Lahlou N, et al. Final height after long-term treatment with triptorelin slow release for central precocious puberty: importance of statural growth after interruption of treatment. French study group of decapeptyl in precocious puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1999;84:1973–8.CrossrefGoogle Scholar
Carel JC, Eugster EA, Rogol A, Ghizzoni L, Palmert MR, et al. Consensus statement on the use of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs in children. Pediatrics 2009;123:e752–62.PubMedWeb of ScienceCrossrefGoogle Scholar
AbbVie Inc. Lupron-Depot-PED® (leuprolide acetate for depot suspension): prescribing Information. North Chicago, IL: AbbVie, Inc., 2013.Google Scholar
Lee PA, Klein K, Mauras N, Neely EK, Bloch CA, et al. Efficacy and safety of leuprolide acetate 3-month depot 11.25 milligrams or 30 milligrams for the treatment of central precocious puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2012;97:1572–80.CrossrefPubMedWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar
Lee PA, Klein K, Mauras N, Lev-Vaisler T, Bacher P. 36-month treatment experience of two doses of leuprolide acetate 3-month depot for children with central precocious puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014;99:3153–9.PubMedCrossrefWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar
Brito VN, Batista MC, Borges MF, Latronico AC, Kohek MB, et al. Diagnostic value of fluorometric assays in the evaluation of precocious puberty. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 1999;84:3539–44.PubMedGoogle Scholar
Houk CP, Kunselman AR, Lee PA. Adequacy of a single unstimulated luteinizing hormone level to diagnose central precocious puberty in girls. Pediatrics 2009;123:e1059–63.Web of SciencePubMedCrossrefGoogle Scholar
Lewis KA, Eugster EA. Random luteinizing hormone often remains pubertal in children treated with the histrelin implant for central precocious puberty. J Pediatr 2013;162:562–5.CrossrefPubMedGoogle Scholar
Neely EK, Silverman LA, Geffner ME, Danoff TM, Gould E, et al. Random unstimulated pediatric luteinizing hormone levels are not reliable in the assessment of pubertal suppression during histrelin implant therapy. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol 2013;2013:20.PubMedCrossrefGoogle Scholar
Roche AF, Chumlea WC, Thissen D. Assessing the skeletal maturity of the hand-wrist: FELS method. Springfield, IL: Charles C Thomas Pub Ltd, 1988.Google Scholar
Resende EA, Lara BH, Reis JD, Ferreira BP, Pereira GA, et al. Assessment of basal and gonadotropin-releasing hormone-stimulated gonadotropins by immunochemiluminometric and immunofluorometric assays in normal children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2007;92:1424–9.CrossrefPubMedWeb of ScienceGoogle Scholar
Neely EK, Hintz RL, Parker B, Bachrach LK, Cohen P, et al. Two-year results of treatment with depot leuprolide acetate for central precocious puberty. J Pediatr 1992;121:634–40.CrossrefPubMedGoogle Scholar
About the article
Published Online: 2016-10-14
Published in Print: 2016-11-01
Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.
Research funding: This study was funded by AbbVie.
Employment or leadership: PB is an employee of AbbVie. At the time of the study, ML was an intern at AbbVie.
Honorarium: PL has received research support and honoraria as a member of a speaker’s bureau for AbbVie. He has also received honoraria from Novo Nordisk as a consultant and as a member of a medical advisory board.
Competing interests: AbbVie was involved in study design, research, analysis, data collection, interpretation of data, and writing, reviewing, and approval of the article.