hrp0097p2-146 | Pituitary, Neuroendocrinology and Puberty | ESPE2023

Some descriptive characteristics of hypopituitarism in children and adolescents in Armenia

Navasardyan Lusine , Zohrabyan Naira , Hakobyan Sona , Manvelyan Diana , Markosyan Renata , Bayburdyan Gayane , Arakelyan Lusine , Kalantaryan Lusine , Aghajanova Elena

Background: Hypopituitarism is a rare condition characterized by the insufficiency of 2 and more hormones produced by anterior pituitary gland. The major causes of hypopituitarism are brain tumors located near or in the pituitary gland and/or hypothalamus, cranial radiation, chemo- or surgical therapy, cranial traumas, neuroinfections, autoimmune hypophysitis (immune-mediated inflammation of pituitary gland) etc. Brain tumors are the second most frequent type ...

hrp0095p1-243 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Did Covid-19 pandemic restrictions impact on diabetic care of children and adolescents in Armenia?

Muradyan Irina , Aghajanova Yelena , Janvelyan Tamara , Markosyan Renata , Bayburdyan Gayane , Kalantaryan Lusine , Arakelyan Lusine , Navasardyan Lusine

Background: Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) is an autoimmune disorder, which occurs mostly among children and adolescents. Armenia is a middle-low income country, where pediatric diabetic care is given centralized in three main centers. The 85-90% of diabetic children and adolescents are followed in the university hospital. During Covid-19 pandemic Armenia was under either lockdown or strict restrictions. The purpose of the current study is to assess the dynam...