hrp0095p1-416 | Adrenals and HPA Axis | ESPE2022

The assessment of the usefulness of morning cortisol and DHEAS concentration levels in the diagnosis of central adrenal insufficiency in pediatric patients - preliminary results

Szczudlik Ewa , Wójcik Małgorzata , Stępniewska Anna , Januś Dominika , B. Starzyk Jerzy

The diagnosis of central adrenal insufficiency (CAI) is challenging. The most popular diagnostic tool in pediatric population remains low-dose (1 μg) cosyntropin (LDC) test. Nevertheless, there is still a need for the CAI markers that might be used on an outpatient setting as a first-line screening. In adult patients morning cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulphate (DHEAS) has been postulated as a possible markers. The aim of the study was to evaluate the usefulness of ...

hrp0097p1-464 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2023

Occurrence of cardiovascular risk factors in Polish children and adolescents with severe obesity. Preliminary results of the Polish-German study project on severe early-onset obesity

Stępniewska Anna , Szczudlik Ewa , Bik-Multanowski Mirosław , Brandt Stephanie , Flehmig Bertram , Małecka-Tendera Ewa , Mazur Artur , Petriczko Elżbieta , B. Ranke Michael , Zachurzok Agnieszka , Wójcik Małgorzata

It is estimated that 1-5% of children and adolescents in Europe suffer from severe obesity (corresponding to an adult BMI > 40 kg/m2). However, in risk stratification, the occurrence of metabolic complications is more important than BMI itself. The study aimed to assess the occurrence of cardiovascular risk factors in a cohort of children and adolescents with severe obesity.Patients and Methods: The analysis included 140 patients (75 ...