hrp0086p2-p715 | Endocrinology and Multisystemic Diseases P2 | ESPE2016

Management of Endocrine Complications of Thalassemia

Aggoune Samira

Background: β-thalassemia is the most common single gene disorder worldwide, in which hemoglobin β-chain production is decreased. Today, the life expectancy of thalassemic patients is increased because of a variety of treatment methods. However, osteoporosis and cardiac dysfunction remain frequent complications.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study, was to analyze the diagnostic and prognostic role of ferritin for endocrinopathies and ...

hrp0092p2-161 | GH and IGFs | ESPE2019

The Influence of Pituitary MRI Findings on Clinical Presentation and Growth in GH-Treated Children with Congenital Hypopituitarism

Adel Djermane , Asmahane Ladjouze , Yasmine Ouarezki , Kahina Mohamedi , Hassina Benlarbi , Samira Aggoune , Zahir Bouzrar , Hachemi Maouche

Introduction: MRI imaging is the technique of choice in the diagnosis of children with hypopituitarism. Marked differences in MRI pituitary gland morphology suggest different etiologies of GHD, different clinical and endocrine outcome and different prognoses.Objective: To investigate the auxological, clinical and hypothalamic pituitary-MRI features in children with non-acquired growth hormone deficiency (GHD); and determ...

hrp0092p1-292 | Thyroid (1) | ESPE2019

Outcome of Congenital Hypothyroidism in Algeria: The Urgent Need to Implement a National Newborn Screening Program

Adel Djermane , Asmahane Ladjouze , Yasmine Ouarezki , Ourida Taleb Nessma , Kafia Zichi , Samira Aggoune , Bouzerar Zahir , Hachemi Maouche

Background: Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is the commonest congenital endocrine disorder and the primary cause of treatable mental retardation. In low-income countries lacking newborn screening programs, CH remains a serious public health problem.Objective: To investigate the characteristics at diagnosis and clinical outcome of patients with CH in Algeria; and determine factors related to psychomotor development.<p ...