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59th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2021 Online)

22 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021

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The 59th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be held online in September 2021.

ESPE Yearbook Sessions

Year of Paediatric Endocrinology 1

hrp0094yb1.4 | Year of Paediatric Endocrinology 1 | ESPE2021

Growth and Growth Factors

Cianfarani Stefano , Inzaghi Elena , Pampanini Valentina , Fintini Danilo ,

Long-term safety of rhGH therapy in childhood has been object of intense investigation in the last decade. Two recent observational studies have focused on the risk of cardiovascular diseases in young adults treated with rhGH during childhood. After subdividing the large cohorts of patients in different risk groups they found that both mortality and morbidity from cardiovascular diseases were higher than the general population in the low risk group including patients with isol...

hrp0094yb1.5 | Year of Paediatric Endocrinology 1 | ESPE2021

Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism

Baroncelli Marta , Raimann Adalbert , Padidela Raja , Nilsson Ola ,

The skeletal research field develops rapidly and has produced several exciting findings in the last year and includes advances in the treatment of rare skeletal disorders and an ever deeper understanding into the fundamental molecular mechanisms that control skeletal development, metabolism, growth, and mineralization. The targeting of the C-type natriuretic peptide (CNP) pathway and options to directly antagonize the overactivity of the FGFR3 pathway in achondroplasia continu...