hrp0082p1-d2-153 | Growth (1) | ESPE2014

Intima Media Thickness in Children Treated With GH

Knop Caroline , Wolters Barbara , Lass Nina , Wunsch Rainer , Reinehr Thomas

Background: The cardiovascular risk for children receiving treatment with GH has hardly been investigated. Therefore, we studied the relationships between GH treatment and carotid intima media-thickness (IMT), which is predictive for the cardiovascular diseases.Methods: We measured carotid IMT (four values) in 100 children (mean age 11.6±2.8 years, 63% male) treated with GH (GH deficiency 61%, SGA 31%, Turner syndrome 5%, SHOX deficiency 2%, Prader-...

hrp0086rfc13.4 | Management of Obesity | ESPE2016

Which Amount of BMI-SDS Reduction is Necessary to Improve Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Overweight and Obese Children?

Reinehr Thomas , Lass Nina , Toschke Christina , Rothermel Juliane , Lanzinger Stefanie , Holl Reinhard

Background: Knowing the changes of cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) in relation to weight loss would be helpful to advise overweight children and their parents and to decide whether drugs should be prescribed in addition to lifestyle intervention.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study was to determine the degree of overweight reduction to improve CRFs in overweight children.Method: We studied changes of blood pressure (BP)...