Is it possible that injecting human growth factor into the affected area of plaque would break down this fibrous tissue? Given that as a side effect for heart patients who have been administered this, had fibrous or fibrotic tissue broken down.

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There has been no study of human growth hormone (hGH) in Peyronie’s disease. I am unaware of the ability of hGH to dissolve collagen or scar. In all of the medical conferences that I have attended in the past decade that have included Peyronie’s disease research presentations, I have never seen any paper presented on this agent. If you are aware of any centers involved in such research please alert us.

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