hrp0095p1-115 | Growth and Syndromes | ESPE2022

Validation of referral criteria for growth monitoring in Flanders based on height at the start of GH therapy in children with growth hormone deficiency and Turner syndrome

Klink Daniel , Logghe Karl , Thomas Muriel , Roelants Mathieu , Van Hoeck Katelijne , Lysy Philippe , Becker Marianne , Staels Willem , de Schepper Jean

Background/Aims: Length and weight of all children in Flanders are monitored every three years at school from the age of 3 years. The current criteria used for referral to specialized care are: height SDS < -2.5, height SDS between -2 and -2.5 SDS with a height SDS adjusted for parental height < -1.64, or a decrease in height SDS of more than 1 SDS in the past 3 years. The aim of this study is to investigate the sensitivity of the Flemish referral criter...