hrp0095p1-369 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology, and Sex Endocrinology | ESPE2022

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in a Transgender Youth Cohort

Knaus Sarah , Steininger Johanna , Häusler Gabriele , Riedl Stefan

Background: Overweight as a predictor of adverse cardiovascular outcome is of particular interest in gender-affirming healthcare. Transgender populations are at a higher risk for obesity, possibly due to a combination of minority stress, psychiatric comorbidity, and lifestyle differences, such as reluctance to participate in group sports as a consequence of social withdrawal. However, robust auxological data in transgender adolescents is scarce.<p class="a...

hrp0097p1-575 | Sex Differentiation, Gonads and Gynaecology, and Sex Endocrinology | ESPE2023

Gender-Dysphoric Austrian Youth Seeking Gender Affirming Hormonal Therapy: Baseline Somatic and Psychosocial Health, Gender Affirming Treatment Trajectories and Fertility Preservation Rates

Steininger Johanna , Knaus Sarah , Kaufmann Ulrike , Riedl Stefan

Objectives: The aim of this study is to describe the clinical characteristics of Austrian children and adolescents with gender dysphoria seeking gender affirming medical care, as well as their treatment trajectories.Methods:In this retrospective study at a large university hospital, a chart review of all patients presenting with gender dysphoria at the pediatric outpatient clinic for differences in sex development betwee...