A 6 years and 5-month-old girl with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) attends endocrine clinic with her mother. She was first seen by the endocrine team at 18 months old and the referral was made by a geneticist. Mum reports she has been obsessive and extremely challenging with her behaviour around food, and she is concerned about her child’s weight.
Dr Cheri Deal discusses the use of growth hormone in children with Prader-Willi syndrome, the importance of multidisciplinary care and the future of treatment for this genetic condition.
Following the publication of the long-term mortality findings of the SAGhE consortium, we discuss the safety profile of growth hormone with consortium member Stefano Cianfarani.
Digital developments and precision medicine in paediatric growth disord […]
Three-week-old baby referred to the paediatric endocrine clinic from a general paediatrician with ambiguous genitalia, accompanied by very anxious and upset parents.
Childhood cancer survivors and endocrinopathies – the need for oncologist and endocrinologist collaboration
Dr Sogol Mostoufi focuses on the treatment-related endocrine side effects commonly experienced by childhood cancer survivors, and the need for screening, life-long follow-up and treatment in this high-risk population.
Translational advances in the management of growth and puberty disorders
Recorded in São Paolo, Brazil
Watch the webcast that was recorded in São Paolo with reg […]
A 4-year-old girl, referred to the Paediatric Assessment Unit by the GP, with a 2-week history of a cough, feeling unwell, and tired. Accompanied by her mother.
Short stature management and growth hormone therapy in the Asia Pacific region
This webcast will discuss the clinical approach to a child with short stature, […]
Research focus: ‘Health not height’ – Trial results for a targeted treatment for children with achondroplasia
Professor Ravi Savarirayan talks through the recently published results in The New England Journal of Medicine for the C-type natriuretic peptide analogue vosoritide in children with achondroplasia.