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55th Annual ESPE

Paris, France
10 Sep 2016 - 12 Sep 2016

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Working Groups

ESPE Turner Syndrome Working Group (TS)

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Spontaneous Fertility and Pregnancy Outcomes in Turner Syndrome

Christin-Maitre Sophie

Background: Turner syndrome (TS) occurs in 1/2000 newborn girls. Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), due to an increased follicular apoptosis, is a classic feature of TS. It occurs in more than 95% of TS patients. Therefore, oocyte donation is often the only option for women desiring a pregnancy.Objective and hypotheses: Few studies have reported the outcome of spontaneous pregnancies (SP) in TS patients.Method: We evaluated the p...

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Skeletal Disproportion In Turner Syndrome

Wong Jarod Sze Choong

Short stature and skeletal disproportion is recognised in individuals with Turner Syndrome, with several studies demonstrating disproportionately lower leg length compared to sitting height. The skeletal disproportion is thought to at least,in part, to be due to the short stature homeobox containing gene (SHOX) abnormality. Whilst all girls with short stature deserve investigation to rule out Turner Syndrome, the identification of a short pre-pubertal girl with disproportionat...

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The Added Value of Experience Based Coaching and the Outcomes for Women with Turner Syndrome in the Netherlands

Mijnarends Helen

To support people with chronic diseases in labour, reïntegration or participation, the Dutch Centre of Chronic Illness and Work developed a certification programme for professional experienced based coaching for patient support organisations. This 8-month during programme combines professional aid and peer-support for a diversity of chronic diseases. Experience based coaching is innovative and can assist patients emotionally by supporting them with coping and accepting th...

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Face Perception in Turner Syndrome (TS)

Gepstein Vardit

Individuals with TS exhibit a distinct cognitive profile. They show deficits in visual-spatial and visual-motor skills, such as mental rotation, object assembly, design copying, visual memory and attention, deficits in arithmetic abilities, executive function, and some language aspects, such as verbal fluency. Other intellectual capacities, however, are preserved in TS, and in some domains, such as linguistic receptive and expressive abilities, performance is, at times, even s...

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Estradiol Supplementation in Turner Syndrome: An Update

Sas Theo

Background: Most Turner syndrome patients will need estrogen replacement therapy – first for induction of puberty and later for maintaining secondary sex characteristics, attaining peak bone mass, and normalizing uterine growth for possible pregnancy later.Results: An updated overview of the different estrogen replacement therapy regimen will be presented....