hrp0082p2-d1-596 | Thyroid | ESPE2014

Factors Useful to Distinguish between Children with Permanent Congenital Hypothyroidism and Transient or Permanent Hyperthyrotropinemia

Francesca Messina Maria , Ramistella Vincenzo , Aversa Tommaso , Valenzie Mariella , De Luca Filippo

Background: Screening for congenital hypothyroidism (CH) with the possibility of an early treatment has transformed the outlook for children with CH. Despite the unquestioned public health success of newborn screening programs, the management of CH is still controversial. Most patients with positive screening have permanent hypothyroidism but some of them may have transient hyperthyreotropinemia, so it is important to identify these patients in order to avoid lifelong unnecess...

hrp0084p3-1104 | Pituitary | ESPE2015

Long term Follow-up of a Child Treated with CyberKnife Radiosurgery for ACTH-secreting Pituitary Adenoma after Bilateral Adrenalectomy

Aversa Tommaso , Wasniewska Malgorzata , Francesca Messina Maria , Calafiore Mariarosa , De Luca Filippo

Background: First line treatment for an ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma is transsphenoidal resection (TSR) of the tumor. Treatment options for patients with recurrent or persistent disease after surgery include another TSR, medical management, bilateral adrenalectomy, radiosurgery, or a combination of these. Radiosurgery represents a potentially curative treatment option for patients with recurrent or persistent disease.Case presentation: A boy was diag...

hrp0095p2-95 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2022

Compliance and drop-out in children and adolescents with essential obesity

Ferraloro Chiara , Casto Celeste , Corica Domenico , Pepe Giorgia , Valenzise Mariella , Francesca Messina Maria , Arena Giada , Aversa Tommaso , Wasniewska Malgorzata

Introduction: Pediatric obesity is associated with an increased risk of serious long-term complications. Therapeutic failure is influenced by several factors, such as the high dropout rate. A retrospective study was conducted on a cohort of children and adolescents with essential obesity, in order to evalute (1)the average duration of a correct follow-up and the percentage of weight loss at the end of it, (2)the rate of drop-out, researching related factors.</...