hrp0086rfc3.4 | Pituitary | ESPE2016

Children and Adolescents with Severe TBI can Develop Late Pituitary Dysfunction Independently of the Results of the First Pituitary Evaluation

Dassa Yamina , Claire Personnier , Helene Crosnier , Mathilde Chevignard , Marie Bourgeois , Magali Viaud , Michel Polak

Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common in childhood and can induce pituitary defects. Long-term endocrine consequences are missing.Objective and hypotheses: To determine in a prospective way if pediatric patients with a personal history of TBI developed long term pituitary deficiency independently of the results of the early hormonal investigation.Method: Prospective follow-up of an initial cohort of subjects (0–15...

hrp0084p3-1107 | Pituitary | ESPE2015

Between 3 to 4 Years after Severe Traumatism Brain Injury 22% at Least of Children and Adolescents do have Persistent Pituitary Dysfunction

Dassa Yamina , Personnier Claire , Crosnier Helene , Chevignard Mathilde , Bourgeois Marie , Viaud Magali , Polak Michel

Background: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common in childhood but long-term endocrine consequences are yet to be documented by prospective data.Objective and hypotheses: We have previously demonstrated in prospective study that, 1 year after severe accidental TBI (ATBI) or inflicted TBI (ITBI), children and adolescents may present pituitary and growth hormone (GH) dysfunction. We present here the follow-up of this population to determine whether or not...

hrp0084p2-469 | Growth | ESPE2015

Major Improvement in Parental Perception of their Children’s Height-Specific Quality of Life after 1 Year of GH Treatment: Our Experience with the QoLiSSY Questionnaire

Gonzalez-Briceno Laura Gabriela , Viaud Magali , Flechtner Isabelle , Dassa Yamina , Samara-Boustani Dinane , Thalassinos Caroline , Pauwels Christian , Beltrand Jacques , Busiah Kanetee , Pinto Graziella , Polak Michel

Background: Short stature may be a source of social and affective stress in children and their parents, and thus impact negatively on their quality of life (QoL). Treatment by GH may improve QoL through normalisation of height.Objective: To evaluate height-specific QoL in short stature children after 1 year of GH treatment.Methods: Prospective study. Inclusion criteria were: having started GH treatment at Hôpital Necker-Enfant...