Recorded: EIP 2021 ● Language: English ● Duration: 145 minutes Topic: Pediatric Endocrinology

Moderator: Alan Rogol

Presentation 1: The basics of childhood growth and the evaluation of children with short stature
Alan Rogol (US)
Learning Objectives: (1) Define the bounds of normal childhood growth and its variability (2) Explore the differential diagnosis of children with short stature (3) Review typical growth curves of selected children with short stature

Presentation 2: The Spectrum of Growth Hormone Insensitivity
Martin Savage (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) To understand the definition and principal features of GH insensitivity (GHI) (2) To understand that GHI exists as a clinical spectrum or ‘continuum’ of defects with a range of genetic, phenotypic and biochemical features depending on the precise molecular defect (3) To understand the principles of treatment using recombinant human IGF-I (rhIGF-I).

Presentation 3: Novel Insights into Adrenal Steroid Hormone Biosynthesis and their Clinical Relevance
Nils Krone (UK)
Learning Objectives: (1) Define classic and more recently defined pathways of androgen biosynthesis. (2) Explore the clinical implications for diagnosis and management. (3) Create awareness of developments that are likely implemented into clinical practice.

Presentation 4: Common Bone Disorders: From Mineralization to Fragility
Wolfgang Hogler (AT)
Learning Objectives: (1) Understand how to differentiate hypomineralization from osteoporosis. (2) Learn about rare and common causes of osteomalacia. (3) Learn about the genetic and acquired forms of osteoporosis.