Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p458 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Effect of GH replacement on coronary flow reserve (CFR) and on some cardiovascular risk factors in adult GHD patients

Boschetti Mara , Agosti Sergio , Albanese Valeria , Casalino Laura , Vera Lara , Goglia Umberto , Paolo Bezante Gian , Ferone Diego , Minuto Francesco

GH deficiency (GHD) negatively influences cardiovascular function directly by impairing cardiac filling, performance, and contractility and indirectly by inducing atherosclerotic changes, hypercoagulability, abdominal obesity, insulin resistance, dislipidemia, endothelial dysfunction, etc. This accounts for the reduced life expectancy and increased risk of death for vascular disease in these patients.CFR represents the capacity of the coronary circulatio...

ea0014p185 | (1) | ECE2007

Auxological and IGF system parameters in African in comparison with western countries normal children

Boschetti Mara , Piredda Sabrina , Sidoti Marilena , Di Battista Eliana , Larizza Daniela , Ferone Diego , Barreca Antonina , Minuto Francesco

Growth is an integrated process, resulting from the response of cells to nutrient availability and to hormonal status. Nutrients, in turn, are important regulators of IGF-IGFBP system which are critical regulators of growth. Genetic factors seem to be very important determinant of final stature in countries with high quality of life at variance with underprivileged countries where food intake deficiency is critical. The aim of our study was to evaluate the influence of environ...

ea0073pep14.7 | Presented ePosters 14: COVID-19 | ECE2021

Psychological distress in patients with hypocortisolism during mass quarantine for Covid-19 epidemic in Italy

Simeoli Chiara , Barbot Mattia , Franco Marta , Martino Marianna , Morelli Valentina , Ferraù Francesco , Paragliola Rosa Maria , Hasenmajer Valeria , Guarnotta Valentina , Filpo Giuseppina De , Giordano Roberta , Dalmazi Guido Di , Sabbadin Chiara , Veresani Alessandro , Isidori Andrea M. , Mantovani Giovanna , Arnaldi Giorgio , Boschetti Mara , Scaroni Carla , Colao Annamaria , Iasevoli Felice , Pivonello Rosario

Beyond the huge impact on physical health, coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) epidemic represents a significant psychological stressor, causing effects on mental health. The psychological distress of the epidemic and consequent mass quarantine on patients with hypocortisolism, particularly frail and vulnerable to infections and stress, is unknown. The current multicentre, web-survey-based, case-control study evaluated the psychological impact of COVID-19 quarantine in a large c...