hrp0089p2-p140 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity P2 | ESPE2018

Sex-related Differences and Effect of Puberty on Metabolic Syndrome in Obese Children and Adolescents

Guzzetti Chiara , Ibba Anastasia , Casula Letizia , Pilia Sabrina , Loche Sandro

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a known complication of obesity. It is still unclear whether gender and puberty influence the prevalence of MS in children and adolescents.Objective: Aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of gender and puberty on the prevalence of MS and on cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF) in obese children and adolescents.Patients and Methods: 1437 obese patients (age 9.7 (2.2–17.9) ys; 660 Mal...

hrp0082p2-d2-430 | Growth Hormone (1) | ESPE2014

A Reappraisal of the Cut-Off Limits of the Peak GH Response to Stimulation Tests for the Diagnosis of GH Deficiency in Children and Adolescents

Guzzetti Chiara , Ibba Anastasia , Pilia Sabrina , Beltrami Nadia , Di Iorgi Natascia , Rollo Alessandra , Radetti Giorgio , Zucchini Stefano , Maghnie Mohamed , Cappa Marco , Loche Sandro

Background: The diagnosis of GH deficiency (GHD) in children and adolescents is classically established when GH concentrations fail to reach an arbitrary cut-off level (usually 7–10 μg/l) after at least two provocative tests (PT).Objective and hypotheses: Aim of the study was to define optimal GH cut-offs to different PT in children and adolescent with short stature.Method: This was a retrospective study in 437 subjects w...