Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0051p040 | Pituitary and growth | BSPED2017

UK Consensus Statements for the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency (GHD)

Eddy Danielle , Crowne Elizabeth

Growth hormone deficiency (GHD) is a licensed and NICE approved indication for growth hormone (GH) treatment but there are no nationally agreed standards for investigation of suspected GHD. Variable practice across the UK could have governance issues and impact on patient experience and equality of access to specialist GH investigation and treatment. Some GH provocation tests carry significant risk and it is therefore essential that these specialist investigations are carried ...

ea0066p6 | Adrenal, Gonadal, DSD and Reproduction, and Basic Science | BSPED2019

Improving midwives’ recognition of atypical genitalia and differences of sexual development (DSD) through the use of an e-learning module

Eddy Danielle , Crowne Elizabeth , Alderson Julie

Background: Confident recognition of atypical genitalia of the newborn and early referral to specialist centres allows for the smooth and successful management of DSD patients. Midwives conduct the majority of newborn infant physical exam (NIPE) yet may not be confident in recognising DSD and talking to families affected.Aim: To develop an e-learning module for examining newborn genitalia, recognising the significance of differences in genital appearance...

ea0066oc4.6 | Oral Communications 4 | BSPED2019

Understanding differences of sexual differentiation (DSD) MDT services across the UK; current service provision and sharing best practice

Eddy Danielle , Crowne Elizabeth , Alderson Julie , Skae Mars

Background: DSD services are evolving across the UK in response to both family, professional and societal pressures but MDT provision and access to specialist DSD services varies. In November 2017, DSD Clinical Standards were published by the BSPED Clinical Committee with the aim to improve and standardise DSD patient care and these were audited in March 2019. 95% of DSD centres responded with 85% listing psychology as part of their MDT.Aim: 1. To unders...