Galen eCalcs - Calculator: Mid-Parental Target Height (Tanner)

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The Mid-Parental Target Height Prediction (Tanner) calculator is utilized to predict a child’s eventual adult height. This method is commonly used to estimate Target Height (TG) in children to evaluate the effectiveness of growth-promoting therapies.

Calculator Search/Filter Keywords

At the calculator level, eCalcs comes delivered with default keywords that can be leveraged in the "Search/Filter" field to enable Specialty or System driven calculator searching. The following calculator keywords are delivered by default for the Mid-Parental Target Height calculator:


  • Family Practice
  • Pediatrics


  • Musculoskeletal

Calculator Inputs

Input Mapping Type Description
Sex Demographics Patient Sex
Father’s Height Manual Input Father’s height in inches
Mother’s height Manual Input Mother’s height in inches

Calculator Outputs

Output Mapping Type Description
Mid-Parental Target Height Result The child’s predicted eventual adult height