hrp0092p1-397 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty (2) | ESPE2019

Questioning the Value of Brain MRIs in the Evaluation of Children with Isolated Growth Hormone Deficiency

Oren Asaf , Singer Dana , Rachmiel Mariana , Hamiel Uri , Shiran Shelly , Ben-Sira Liat , Schachter-Davidov Anita , Eyal Ori

Background: Isolated growth hormone deficiency (IGHD) is a relatively common disorder. Current diagnostic protocols require a brain MRI of the hypothalamus and the hypophysis after establishment of the diagnosis, with the aim of identifying structural defects and specifically rule out an underlying space-occupying lesion. An MRI scan is costly and requires general anesthesia in young children. Data on the contribution of brain MRI in diagnosing children with I...

hrp0089p1-p234 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology or Sex Endocrinology P1 | ESPE2018

Pediatricians’ Attitudes and Beliefs towards Transgender Persons

Landau Nitsan , Hamiel Uri , Tokatly Latzer Itay , Mauda Elinor , Levek Noa , Tripto-Shkolnik Liana , Pinhas-Hamiel Orit

Introduction: Pediatricians are becoming key figures for gender dysphoric persons, as the number of children seeking information or treatment for gender dysphoria rises. Puberty suppression and affirming approach, have been shown to improve both psychological functioning and physical outcome. However, recent data show that most children referred were too old to receive this treatment. One barrier that can preclude appropriate care is pediatricians’ attitudes towards trans...

hrp0092p2-123 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Overweight, Obesity and Hypertension among Adolescents – the Impact of Immigration and a Acculturation

Hamiel Uri , Bendor Cole , Bardugo Aya , Berr Zivan , Derazne Estela , Tzur Dorit , Grossman Ehud , Afek Arnon , Twig Gilad , Pinhas-Hamiel Orit

Aims: The migration from one cultural milieu to another has drastically increased cardiovascular risk factors and disease rates. We studied the prevalence of overweight and obesity, and hypertension among adolescents of Ethiopian origin who immigrated to Israel, as well as on Israeli born children of Ethiopian origin.Methods: Adolescents aged 16-19 years, who were medically examined prior to mandatory military service in...

hrp0089p1-p133 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P1 | ESPE2018

Severe Obesity and Cardiometabolic Comorbidities in Adolescents: Chronology of an Epidemic

Pinhas-Hamiel Orit , Reichman Brian , Afek Arnon , Derazne Estela , Hamiel Uri , Furer Ariel , Gershovitz Liron , Kark Jeremy D , Bader Tarif , Twig Gilad

Aims: To assess trend in the prevalence of severe obesity in a national population-based sample of adolescents and to evaluate the association of severe obesity with major cardio-metabolic morbidities.Methods: Prevalence and severity of obesity was determined among 373,226 Israeli adolescents with abnormal BMI (‚Č•85th percentile for age and sex) examined in an obligatory health assessment at mean age 17.3±0.5 years between 1967 and 2...