hrp0095p2-156 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2022

Short Term Effects of Growth Hormone in Children and Adolescents with Growth Hormone Deficiency

Tawfik Sameh , Hassan Mona , Attia Mona , Atef Abeer , Mira Marwa , Dowidar Wafaa , Elkhashab Khaled , Diab Wala

Introduction: Children with Growth Hormone deficiency(GHD) should be treated with r-hGH as early as possible after the diagnosis is made. The primary objectives of therapy is to normalize growth during childhood and to achieve final height within their genetic potential.Objectives: To determine impact of GH treatment on short term linear growth in the 1st year of therapy in children with isolated growth hormone deficienc...

hrp0082p3-d1-811 | Growth | ESPE2014

A Novel GHR Mutation, c.439+1g>a; in a Family with Laron Syndrome

Attia Mona , Abeer Atef , Makarem Ibrahim , Donaldson Malcolm , Metherell Lou , Tawfik Sameh , Dowedar Wafaa

Background: Mutations in the human GH receptor gene (GHR) are the most common cause of GH insensitivity (GHI) syndrome and IGF1 deficiency. The extracellular domain of GHR (encoded by exons 2–7 of the GHR gene) can be proteolytically cleaved to circulate as GH-binding protein.Objective: To evaluate the cause of classical GHI (Laron) phenotypes in two siblings and their parents.Method: We observed clinical characteristics of tw...

hrp0084p3-779 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Effects of Educational Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Atef Abeer , Attia Mona , Ibrahim Amany , Ibrahim Shaimaa , Dowidar Wafaa , Tawfik Sameh

Background: Is to evaluate of the quality of the current education program for diabetic children and their parents at Diabetes Endocrine and Metabolism Pediatric Unit (DEMPU).Objective and hypotheses: Is to evaluate of the quality of the current education program for diabetic children and their parents at DEMPU.Method: The present study was an observational longitudinal study conducted on 100 cases of T1D admitted in DEMPU inpatien...

hrp0084p2-286 | Diabetes | ESPE2015

Assessment of Ventricular Function by Tissue Doppler Echocardiography in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Abdelghaffar Shereen , Salah Nermeen , Attia Mona , Hafez Mona , Mamdouh Mona , Atef Abeer , Elmougy Fatma , Abdelaty Sahar , Ibrahim Amany , Mehawed Hend , Musa Noha , Arafa Noha , Farouk Marwa , Ismail Mohamed , Abdelaziz Faten , Fattouh Aya , Hussein Eman , Ghali Isis

Background: Tissue Doppler echocardiography can predict early stages and progression of diabetic cardiac changes; especially ventricular dysfunction, a complication that adversely affect the quality of life and prognosis of the disease.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of this study was to assess systolic and diastolic functions of both ventricles in type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients by conventional and Tissue Doppler echocardiography, and to correlate card...