hrp0095p1-105 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2022

Early Growth Failure and Untreated Growth Hormone Deficiency in Radiotherapy-Treated Long-Term Survivors of Childhood Brain Tumor

Anttonen Julia , Ojaniemi Marja

Growth failure is common in radiotherapy-treated long-term survivors of pediatric brain tumors. The aim of this study was to assess the changes in growth patterns before and after brain tumor diagnosis, the final height, and the risk factors for compromised growth. The incidence and treatment practices of growth hormone deficiency were analyzed.Methods: A cohort of 73 long-term survivors of childhood brain tumor (median age 27.2 years) w...