hrp0092p3-102 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Obesity and Insulin Resistance: Differences Between Pubertal and Prepubertal Children

Dikaiakou Eirini , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalakos Stefanos

Introduction: The presence of insulin resistance in obese children is strongly related to severity of obesity. Furthermore, insulin resistance is exacerbated during puberty, mainly due to increased sex steroids and growth hormone secretion.Objective: To compare obesity and insulin resistance indicators between pre-adolescent and adolescent children.Methods: 54 pre-adolescent and 41...

hrp0092p3-126 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019

Metabolic Risk Assessment in Obese Children Using Hypertriglyceridemic Waist (HTGW) Phenotype. Can it be a Useful Screening Marker?

Dikaiakou Eirni , Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis-Athina , Athanasouli Fani , Stergiotis Stefanos , Kafetzi Maria , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Background: The prevalence of childhood obesity is dramatically increasing worldwide. Overweight and obesity are well known risk factors for metabolic disorders such as Insulin Resistance, Type II Diabetes, Arterial Hypertension and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD).Aims: This study was conducted to assess the prevalence of Hypertriglyceridemic Waist phenotype (HTGW) among overweight and obese Greek children. Fur...

hrp0089p3-p392 | Thyroid P3 | ESPE2018

Hashitoxicosis:a Rare Diagnosis in Childhood

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Stergiotis Stefanos , Dikaiakou Eirini , Kafetzi Maria , Vakaki Marina , Fotinou Aspasia , Michalacos Stefanos

Aim: To highlight the diagnosis of Hashitoxicosis and its distinction from Graves’s disease. Subjects with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis are often euthyroid or may experience subclinical or true hypothyroidism. However, in 5 to 10% of children, a transient phase of hyperthyroidism, called Hashitoxicosis, may occur.Patients-Methods: Three female patients, were referred at the ages of 61/12, 96/12 and 12...

hrp0089p2-p399 | Thyroid P2 | ESPE2018

Allogenic Bone Marrow Transplantation in Children: Effect on Thyroid Function

Vlachopapadopoulou Elpis Athina , Paisiou Anna , Stergiotis Stefanos , Ioannidou Eleni Dikaia , Goussetis Eugenios , Kafetzi Maria , Kitra Vassiliki , Michalacos Stefanos

Objective: To report the incidence of thyroid dysfunction of patients who underwent allogenic BMT during childhood.Patients and Methods: Eighty-two patients (56 boys) who were transplanted from an HLA matched donor at a mean age of 7.5±4.8 years (range 0.18–17.5 years) were followed prospectively having measurements of fT4, TSH twice yearly, using chemiluminescence. Patients with elevated TSH higher than 8 μIU/ml had a repeat evaluation in...