hrp0094p2-397 | Sex differentiation, gonads and gynaecology or sex endocrinology | ESPE2021

Vascular dysfunction and increased cardiovascular risk in hypospadias

Lucas-Herald Angela K , C Montezano Augusto , Alves-Lopes Rheure , Haddow Laura , Alimussina Malika , O’Toole Stuart , Flett Martyn , Lee Boma , Basith Amjad S , Steven Mairi , Brooksbank Katriona , McCallum Linsay , Delles Christian , Padmanabhan Sandosh , Faisal Ahmed S , Touyz Rhian ,

Background: Hypogonadism has been associated with cardiovascular disease. However, little is known about the cardiovascular impact of hypogonadism during development. Using hypospadias as a surrogate of hypogonadism, we investigated whether hypospadias is associated with vascular dysfunction during childhood and whether it is a risk factor for adult cardiovascular disease.Methods: Our human study spanned molecular mechan...