hrp0092p1-424 | Thyroid (2) | ESPE2019

Transition for Patients with Chronic Thyroid Diseases

Ratnasabapathy Piriya , Bouthors Thérèse , Antoniou Maria-Christina , Stoppa-Vaucher Sophie , Elowe-Gruau Eglantine , Busiah Kanetee , Hauschild Michael

Background: Children and adults with chronic thyroid disorders (TD) need continuous monitoring as periods of inadequate thyroid hormone substitution can impact metabolism, puberty and fertility. Transition from pediatric to adult-oriented care is often characterized by discontinuity in care resulting in poor health outcomes and impaired quality of life. Transition care (TC) for young adults with TD remains largely unknown.Objecti...