Christer Ehrnborg

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Affiliation: Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Supraphysiological growth hormone: less fat, more extracellular fluid but uncertain effects on muscles in healthy, active young adults
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:449-57. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased serum concentration of IGFBP-4 and IGFBP-5 in healthy adults during one month's treatment with supraphysiological doses of growth hormone
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism RCEM, Endocrine Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Grona Straket 8, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Growth Horm IGF Res 17:234-41. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-term administration of supraphysiological recombinant human growth hormone (GH) does not increase maximum endurance exercise capacity in healthy, active young men and women with normal GH-insulin-like growth factor I axes
    Annika Berggren
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3268-73. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Physiological and pharmacological basis for the ergogenic effects of growth hormone in elite sports
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Endocrine Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Asian J Androl 10:373-83. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The psychology behind doping in sport
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Endocrine Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:285-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Supraphysiological doses of GH induce rapid changes in cardiac morphology and function
    Antonio Cittadini
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1654-9. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a test for growth hormone (GH) abuse: a study of extreme physiological ranges of GH-dependent markers in 813 elite athletes in the postcompetition setting
    Marie Louise Healy
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:641-9. 2005

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Supraphysiological growth hormone: less fat, more extracellular fluid but uncertain effects on muscles in healthy, active young adults
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 62:449-57. 2005
    ..To study the effects on body composition after 1 month's administration of supraphysiological doses of growth hormone (GH) in healthy, active young adults with normal GH-IGF-I axis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Increased serum concentration of IGFBP-4 and IGFBP-5 in healthy adults during one month's treatment with supraphysiological doses of growth hormone
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Research Centre for Endocrinology and Metabolism RCEM, Endocrine Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Grona Straket 8, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Growth Horm IGF Res 17:234-41. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the possible use of IGFBP-4 and IGFBP-5 as markers of GH doping is discussed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Short-term administration of supraphysiological recombinant human growth hormone (GH) does not increase maximum endurance exercise capacity in healthy, active young men and women with normal GH-insulin-like growth factor I axes
    Annika Berggren
    Department of Clinical Physiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 41345 Goteborg, Sweden
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:3268-73. 2005
    ..Despite the fact that the use of GH as a doping agent in sports is widespread, little is known about its short-term effects...
  4. doi request reprint Physiological and pharmacological basis for the ergogenic effects of growth hormone in elite sports
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Endocrine Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Asian J Androl 10:373-83. 2008
    ..Therefore, out-of-competition testing will be crucial.However, work with different approaches to develop an alternative, reliable test is ongoing...
  5. ncbi request reprint The psychology behind doping in sport
    Christer Ehrnborg
    Endocrine Section, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, S 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Growth Horm IGF Res 19:285-7. 2009
    ..It seems that action on the athletes' attitude about the achievement of physical improvement and creating effective methods to reveal the drug abuse, are two main ways in winning the struggle against doping...
  6. ncbi request reprint Supraphysiological doses of GH induce rapid changes in cardiac morphology and function
    Antonio Cittadini
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Sciences, Federico II University, 80131 Naples, Italy
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1654-9. 2002
    ..In conclusion, administration of GH for 4 wk at doses that simulate GH abuse in sport caused a high cardiac output state associated with concentric left ventricular remodeling...
  7. ncbi request reprint Toward the development of a test for growth hormone (GH) abuse: a study of extreme physiological ranges of GH-dependent markers in 813 elite athletes in the postcompetition setting
    Marie Louise Healy
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, GKT School of Medicine, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:641-9. 2005
    ..Normative data applicable to white athletes are provided. This provides important groundwork for the development of a test for GH abuse, although these values may be specific for the reagents and assays used...