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World-renowned thought leaders in pediatric growth assessment and nutritional intervention present their research findings, insights, and expert opinions on: growth assessment and monitoring, growth faltering across the globe and risk assessment, musculoskeletal development and growth, molecular regulation of the growth plate, and malnutrition and dietary intervention.
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