hrp0086p2-p672 | Growth P2 | ESPE2016

Long-Term Results of GH Therapy in GH-Deficient Children Treated in Albania

Gjikopulli Agim , Grimci Lindita , Kollcaku Laurent , Tomori Sonila , Ylli Zamira

Background: GH treatments aim to normalize growth, correct health problems associated with GH deficiency, and help patients achieve an adult height in the normal range for the general population and for familial genetic potential.Objective and hypotheses: To evaluate the efficiency of recombinant GH (rhGH) for improving adult height in children with GH deficiency (GHD).Method:: This is an observational follow up study which enrolle...

hrp0095p2-190 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2022

Results of treatment with recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) in patients with Turner syndrome. Albanian experience

Gjikopulli Agim , Kollcaku Laurant , Tomori Sonila , Velija Liliana , Hoxha Petrit , Grimci Lindita

Introduction: Turner syndrome (TS), sometimes referred as congenital ovarian dysgenesis syndrome, is a genetic disorder that results when one of the X chromosomes (sex chromosomes) is missing (monosomic) or partially absent (mosaicism). It can cause a variety of medical and developmental problems, including short height. It is one of the most common syndromes that is included in the list of diseases treated with rhGH during the last 22 years in Albania. This s...

hrp0086p2-p185 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P2 | ESPE2016

Multifocal Osteonecrosis after Short Term Methylprednysolon Therapy: A Case Report

Kumaraku Aferdita Tako , Bushati Aida , Gjikopulli Agim , Shehu Armand , Grimci Lindita , Tomorri Sonila , Babo Alma , Mecani Reinald , Basholli Besmira , Dervishi Ermira , Velmishi Virtut , Kollcaku Laurant , Cullufi Paskal

Background: Osteonecrosis is a common sequela of long-term steroid therapy. This paper presents the only case of multifocal osteonecrosis to occur after a short-term course of methylprednisolone for treatment Steven Johns syndrome.Objective and hypotheses: To report a case with multifocal osteonecrosis after short-term methylprednysolon therapy.Method: The child A.N. 15 years old with multifoc...