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...

hrp0086p1-p931 | Thyroid P1 | ESPE2016

Radioiodine Therapy for Graves’ Disease – the Experience of a Portuguese Single Centre

Vicente Nuno , Cardoso Luis , Dias Ines , Serra-Caetano Joana , Cardoso Rita , Dinis Isabel , Costa Gracinda , Barros Luisa , Carrilho Francisco , Mirante Alice

Background: Besides surgery, radioactive iodine therapy (RAI) is an effective and safe option to treat children with hyperthyroidism from Graves disease (GD) who cannot achieve euthyroidism with antithyroid drugs.Objective and hypotheses: To present the experience of a Portuguese paediatric unit with the use of RAI in children with GD.Method: The authors performed a review of 7 cases of Graves disease of age under 18 years treated ...