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ESPE 2014

Dublin, Ireland
18 Sep 2014 - 20 Sep 2014

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Dublin, Ireland; 18-20 September 2014. Further information

Working Groups

Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology

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New Markers of Ovarian Function in Girls

Juul Anders

The hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis (HPG) is activated in healthy girls during infancy; the socalled minipuberty occurring 2–3 months postnatally. Minipuberty is followed by a relative quiescent period during childhood, during which gonadotropins and gonadal steroids circulates at extremely low concentrations.At the onset of puberty the HPG axis is reactivated. Evaluation of ovarian function is clinical relevant in girls with pubertal disorders (...

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Amenorrhea and Hypothalamic–Pituitary Dysfunction

Pitteloud N

Female reproductive disorders due to a hypothalamic–pituitary defect include hypothalamic amenorrhea (HA), polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and hyperprolactinemia. This talk will review the clinical presentation of HA, PCOS and hyperprolactinemia in adolescents and young adults and will provide an overview of recent clinical advances in the field....

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Contraception in Adolescence from a Public Health Perspective

Michard Pierre-Andre

Recent data pertaining to the bio-psychosocial development of the adolescent, particularly from a neurobiological perspective, indicate that both at the level of individual care and of preventive strategies, the concepts, languages and strategies used should be adapted to the maturity of the adolescents. Moreover, since around thirty years under the era of AIDS, the medical scientific literature tackling the issue of adolescent sexuality and sexual behavior has sadly focused e...

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Contraception in Adolescence: Current Options

Gordon Catherine

Adolescent girls may present to their pediatric or reproductive endocrinologist seeking advice regarding contraception. In 2014, there are many methods available, and the risks and benefits of each must be weighed in determining which method is most appropriate for a given patient. This lecture will provide an overview of contraceptive methods, with a focus on oral contraceptive pills, transdermal patches, and the vaginal ring. Methods will be reviewed with a focus on thrombot...

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Lessons Drawn from Rare Gynaecological Disorders in Relation with Ovarian Malfunction

Bidet Maud

In 2004, in France a national plan for rare diseases was structured. The improvement in healthcare provision for rare diseases constitutes a major challenge for public health owing to the epidemiological data, the consequences of these pathologies for the quality of life of the patients and their families and the challenges for research in the domains of diagnosis and treatment. In 2007, with a significant experience about gynaecological care of children and adolescents with r...