hrp0084p3-1036 | Growth | ESPE2015

Impact of GH Treatment in Children Final Height and Weight Status

Guelho Daniela , Almiro Maria Miguel , Dantas Rosa , Paiva Isabel , Bastos Margarida , Serra-Caetano Joana , Cardoso Rita , Dinis Isabel , Mirante Alice

Background: GH revolutionised treatment of children with GH deficiency, conditioning an improvement in height outcome but also an increase of lean body mass and reduction of fat mass.Objective and hypotheses: The authors aimed to evaluate the growth and weight response in children with GH deficiency and identify potential factors affecting the outcome of these patients.Method: The growth and weight data of 58 children (33 boys and ...

hrp0086rfc3.7 | Pituitary | ESPE2016

Pituitary Structural Abnormalities in Idiopathic Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency

Cardoso Luis , Vicente Nuno , Dias Ines , Caetano Joana Serra , Cardoso Rita , Dinis Isabel , Bastos Margarida , Rodrigues Dircea , Carrilho Francisco , Mirante Alice

Background: Isolated growth hormone deficiency is the most common pituitary hormone deficiency, although the majority of cases are idiopathic. The presence of pituitary structural abnormalities may influence growth hormone (GH) deficiency severeness.Objective: Assess the effect of pituitary abnormalities in idiopathic isolated growth hormone deficiency (IIGHD).Methods: We analysed 65 children with IIGHD and pituitary magnetic resso...