hrp0089p2-p249 | Growth & Syndromes P2 | ESPE2018

GrowInform – A Campaign for Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Growth Disorders

Stoycheva Rosica , Iotova Violeta , Galcheva Sonya , Yordanova Galina , Tsochev Kaloyan , Ivanova Antoaneta , Karamfilova Teodora

In 2014 Varna Pediatric Endocrine Society started a program for timely diagnosis and treatment of stature deviations. GPs with 23 058 children under their care were trained and provided with a specialized auxological software to warn them for every stature deviation. From the expected 692 children with short stature (3% of the total), only 33 (0.14%) were sent for further evaluation. Due to the unsatisfactory results we decided to organise a new campaign with the help of media...

hrp0082p2-d1-370 | Fat Metabolism & Obesity | ESPE2014

Childhood Obesity, Renal Injury, and Future Disease Risk

Lateva Mina , Bliznakova Dimitrichka , Galcheva Sonya , Neshkinska Maria , Mladenov Vilhelm , Boyadzhiev Veselin , Halvadzhiyan Irina , Yordanova Galina , Iotova Violeta

Background: Evidence associates obesity with glomerular hyperperfusion. Concurrent inflammation, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and insulin resistance represent further established risks to renal health in both children and adults.Objective and hypotheses: To investigate the relationship between childhood obesity and risk of renal impairment.Method: A total of 114 (38.6% boys) obese according to the IOTF reference but otherwise health...

hrp0084p2-476 | Growth | ESPE2015

One Year Screening Program for Stature Deviations – Strategy and Outcome

Yordanova Galina , Iotova Violeta , Lateva Mina , Galcheva Sonya , Stoycheva Rositsa , Mladenov Vilchelm , Boyadjiev Vesselin , Bazdarska Yulia , Ivanova Antonia

Background: Many children still miss the early recognition of their stature problems due to inefficient screening strategies.Objective and hypotheses: To assess stature deviations referral through recruiting general practitioners (GPs) and providing them with tools for easier anthropometric data assessment and enhanced access to the Paediatric Endocrinologist.Method: Thirty-one general practitioners with a total of 23 058 patients ...

hrp0086p2-p761 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology P2 | ESPE2016

Paediatric Cushing Disease: One Patient’s Path to Cure

Yordanova Galina , Iotova Violeta , Zheleva Eleonora , Bachvarov Chavdar , Bocheva Yana , Galcheva Sonya , Enchev Yavor , Ivanov Krasimir , Kolev Nikola , Tonev Anton , Storr Helen

Background: Paediatric Cushing disease (CD) is rare but can be severe. Diagnosis and proper management are often delayed and the course of disease is unpredictable. Support from experts in the field is essential.Objective and hypotheses: We present a male patient, diagnosed with Cushing syndrome elsewhere more than two years after his initial signs and symptoms. For 6 months he underwent numerous investigations, which were inconclusive and was left untre...

hrp0084fc11.6 | Neuroendocrinology | ESPE2015

Long-term Outcome of Patients Treated for Paediatric Cushing’s Disease

Yordanova Galina , Lee Martin , Afshar Farhad , Sabin Ian , Alusi Ghasan , Plowman Nicholas , Evanson Jane , Matson Mattew , Grossman Ashley , Akker Scott , Monson John , Drake Wiliam , Savage Martin , Storr Helen

Background: Due to the rarity of Paediatric Cushing’s disease (CD) there is limited data on the long-term consequences of treatment.Objective and hypotheses: We assessed recurrence, anterior pituitary function and psychiatric disorders in a group of paediatric CD patients treated in a single centre.Method: Retrospective review of 20 patients with CD, mean age 11.75 years (5.74–17.8), managed in our centre between 1986 and...