hrp0097p2-13 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2023

Transition of patients treated with growth hormone – case series

Shishkov Savi , Yaneva Zhaneta , Yordanova Nikolinka , Iotova Violeta

Introduction: Rare endocrine diseases are lifelong chronic conditions requiring constant medical follow up of the affected individuals. More common among them are patients with hypopituitarism, Turner syndrome (TS), and Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS). The age between adolescence and adulthood, despite being difficult to define by age category alone is an important time for the personal development. This time may be made more difficult if accompanied by a chronic ...

hrp0095lb17 | Late Breaking | ESPE2022

Mapping of the current transition of care practice for patients with pituitary disease at Endo-ERN reference centers

Shishkov Savi , Tuccillo Luigi , Iotova Violeta , Pivonello Rosario , Pelsma Iris , Pereira Alberto , Biermasz Nienke

Rare endocrine conditions present specific diagnostic and management challenges to healthcare providers, especially regarding transition. Despite the need for practical guidance on this subject, consensus on structured approaches to transition are lacking. The aim was to map the current clinical practice, and identify the unmet needs regarding transition of care for patients with pituitary disease in the reference centers (RCs) of the European Reference Network on Rare Endocri...

hrp0095p2-160 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2022

Evaluation of the first year of growth hormone treatment in Prader-Willi Syndrome Patients followed at an Expert Center of Rare Endocrine Diseases

Yordanova Nikolinka , Bazdarska Yuliya , Shishkov Savi , Halvadzhiyan Irina , Galcheva Sonya , Iotova Violeta

Introduction: Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a rare imprinting disorder with evidence of increasing incidence. Treatment with recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) has been shown to improve growth, body composition and final height. It is officially approved by the US Food and Drug Administration since 2000, but still not official indication in many countries.Aim: The aim of the current study is to assess the results o...