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60th Annual ESPE (ESPE 2022)

Rome, Italy
15 Sep 2022 - 17 Sep 2022

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The 60th ESPE Annual Meeting will now be taking place in Rome, Italy.

Plenary Lectures

Copeptin in Vasopressin-dependent fluid disorders

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Copeptin in vasopressin-dependent fluid disorders

Christ-Crain Mirjam

This talk will discuss general issues about Copeptin, (e.g. physiology, normal values in children and adults), and the value of Copeptin in vasopressin-dependent fluid disorders, i.e. in patients with diabetes insipidus on the one hand and in patients with the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis (SIAD) on the other side. Arginine Vasopressin (AVP) is a peptide composed of 9 amino acids that is synthesized in the hypothalamus. The physiological function of AVP is homeostasis...