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ea0085p82 | Pituitary and Growth 2 | BSPED2022

Glucagon tolerance tests in a tertiary paediatric centre: an evidence-base for protocol refinement

Farley Hannah , Gilbert Jennifer , Daskas Nikolaos

Background: The glucagon tolerance test (GTT) is used to diagnose growth hormone deficiency (GHD) in younger children or in patients where the insulin tolerance test is contraindicated. We assessed GTTs carried out over five years in a tertiary paediatric centre to assess growth hormone (GH) and cortisol axes. The aim was to assess at which time points the GH peak was observed, and assess whether any predictive value is gained from demographics or IGF-1....