hrp0095p2-1 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

An adrenal enigma: adrenal crises following an acquired CMV infection in an immunocompetent infant

Fuchs Shai , Simor Bar

Here we describe a 10 week old previously healthy infant that underwent several severe adrenal crises marked by electrolyte disturbances (K=7.8 Na=128), and cardiorespiratory resuscitation (intubation and pressors). The adrenal insufficiency developed while admitted after developing a short febrile illness, and severe prolonged watery diarrhea, accompanied by development mild hypertransaminasemia and rash. Crises were characterized by elevated Renin 119 mU/l [Ref: 3.4-64], ina...

hrp0095p1-180 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology, and Sex Endocrinology | ESPE2022

The lifetime cost of reproductive potential – who spends the most?

Fuchs Shai , Goldenfeld Miki , Dviri Michal , Librach Clifford , Baum Micha

Objectives: To determine who spends more energy over a lifetime on maintaining their reproductive potential: men or women?Design: As a model and energetic equivalent, we set the mass of gametes supported over time from birth until exhaustion of fertility. We calculated gender-specific dynamics of gamete pool mass over time. To this purpose we collated data from existing literature, accounting for gamete volume over stage...