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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.

Working Group Symposia

ESPE Working Group on Turner Syndrome Symposium

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Turner syndrome and hormone replacement therapy

Gravholt Claus H. ,

Turner syndrome is a condition in females missing a sex chromosome (45,X) or parts of the second sex chromosome. It is considered a rare condition and associated with a range of characteristics, such as short stature, ovarian dysgenesis, delayed puberty and infertility, congenital malformations of the heart, endocrine disorders, including a range of autoimmune conditions and type 2 diabetes. Morbidity and mortality is clearly increased compared with the background population a...

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Blood Pressure in Turner Syndrome - a practical approach

Matthews Debbie ,

Females with Turner syndrome (TS) have a reduced life expectancy of about 13 years and a substantial excess mortality; about 50% of this is the result of cardiovascular pathology. Hypertension affects 20-60% of females with TS and is the single most modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, hypertension in TS is both under-diagnosed and under-treated. The presentation details a practical approach to monitoring blood pressure and managing hypertension in TS. T...