hrp0082p2-d3-441 | Growth Hormone (2) | ESPE2014

Effects of Gender and Gestational Age on GH Treatment in Very Young Children Born Small for Gestational Age

Boguszewski Margaret , Lindberg Anders , Wollmann Hartmut A

Background: Children born small for gestational age (SGA) with poor growth during the first years of life often remain with short stature during childhood and as adults.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the effects of gender and gestational age (GA) on outcomes of GH treatment in very young children born SGA.Method: 620 short SGA children on GH treatment enrolled in KIGS (The Pfizer International Growth Database) were analysed:...

hrp0086rfc6.4 | Syndromes: Mechanisms and Management | ESPE2016

Growth Hormone (GH) Treatment in Skeletal Dysplasias – Short-term Results in Prepubertal Children Reported in KIGS

Hagenas Lars , Lindberg Anders , Camacho-Hubner Cecilia , Rooman Raoul

Background: A total of 83,803 patients who received rhGH therapy were enrolled in KIGS (Pfizer International Growth Database) including 748 patients diagnosed with a specified or unspecified skeletal dysplasia. The most prevalent diagnoses were hypochondroplasia (n=238: Female=111, Male=127), achondroplasia (n=113: F=51, M=62) and Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis, LWD (n=88: F=59, M=29).Objective: To analyse the first year response...

hrp0086p1-p620 | Growth P1 | ESPE2016

Efficacy of Growth Hormone Treatment in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus and Growth Hormone Deficiency

Bonfig Walter , Lindberg Anders , Cutfield Wayne , Dunger David , Camacho-Hubner Cecilia , Holl Reinhard W

Background: The combination of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and GH deficiency is uncommon. In a previous study (1) we found that in children with T1DM and GHD with adequate adaptation of insulin dosage, the metabolic control of T1DM did not worsen during GH treatment. However, decreased catch-up growth was observed and no data on GH dose was available.Objective: To analyse first year treatment growth response and GH dosage in prepubertal patients with...

hrp0086p1-p804 | Syndromes: Mechanisms and Management P1 | ESPE2016

Near-Adult Height in a Large Cohort of Patients with Turner Syndrome and Noonan Syndrome Treated with rhGH: Results from Pfizer International Growth Database

Ranke Michael , Lindberg Anders , Camacho-Hubner Cecilia , Reinehr Thomas , Rooman Raoul

Background: Pfizer International Growth Database (KIGS) contains data of Turner syndrome (TS; N=7378) or Noonan syndrome (NS; N=613, female=224; male=389) patients who were treated with rhGH.Objective: To compare the effect of rhGH on near adult height (NAH) in TS and NS patients. We hypothesized a similar outcome in both diagnoses. Determinants of the treatment outcome in NS patients were also assessed.Patients a...

hrp0082p2-d1-421 | Growth Hormone | ESPE2014

The Effects of Delaying Puberty with GnRH Agonists in Patients with Idiopathic GH Deficiency

Dunger David B , Lindberg Anders , Dorr Helmut G , Camacho-Hubner Cecilia , Geffner Mitchell E

Background: Treating central precocious puberty with GnRH agonist (GnRHa) to increase height gain is well-established. Although not recommended, GnRHa have also been used in patients with IGHD at onset of puberty yet there are few data on its efficacy.Objective and hypotheses: Growth prediction models derived from KIGS (Pfizer International Growth Database) may provide an opportunity to estimate additional height gain produced by pubertal blockade.<p...

hrp0084p1-138 | Turner &amp; Puberty | ESPE2015

Weight Gain in Turner Syndrome: Association to Puberty Induction?

Reinehr Thomas , Lindberg Anders , Toschke Christina , Cara Jose , Chrysis Dionisios , Camacho-Hubner Cecila

Background: We have recently reported a BMI-SDS increase in girls with Turner syndrome (TS) treated with growth hormone (GH) (1).Objective and hypothesis: We hypothesise that puberty induction in TS is associated with weight gain.Method: We analysed the weight changes (BMI-SDS) of 888 girls with TS in the Pfizer International Growth Database (KIGS). Overweight was defined by a BMI >90th percentile and obesity by a BMI >97th...

hrp0084p2-408 | GH &amp; IGF | ESPE2015

Does Skeletal Disproportion in Children with Idiopathic Short Stature Influence Response to GH Therapy?

Cutfield Wayne S , Lindberg Anders , Hofman Paul , Derraik Jose , Geffner Mitchell E , Camacho-Hubner Cecilia

Background: Children with ISS have an array of causes that lead to short stature and/or poor growth velocity. Genetic causes of short stature, notably SHOX mutations, can be associated with subtle skeletal disproportion with shorter limbs, manifesting as increased sitting-to-standing height ratios or SDS.Objective and hypothesis: Children with ISS and skeletal disproportions have a diminished growth response to GH treatment compared to chi...

hrp0084p3-1034 | Growth | ESPE2015

Birth Characteristics Influence the Male to Female Diagnostic Prevalence of Idiopathic GH Deficiency

Camacho-Hubner Cecilia , Lindberg Anders , Arnhold Ivo J P , Ranke Michael B

Background: A greater number of male (M) vs female (F) patients are diagnosed with GH deficiency (GHD). M have larger birth weight (BW), length and head circumference (HC) compared to F; these characteristics could contribute to subtle cephalo-pelvic disproportion and mild head trauma possibly contributing to idiopathic GHD (IGHD) and multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies (MPHD).Objective: To determine birth characteristics including mode of delivery a...