Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0020p220 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2009

Oktreotid-depot therapy of acromegaly with long action somatostatin analogue

Pokramovich Julia , Dreval Alexandr , Nechaeva Olga , Pronin Viacheslav , Koloda Dmitry , Gitel Evgeny

Aim: To estimate efficiency of long acting somatostatin analog (Oktreotid-Depot, Ltd ‘FarmSyntez’, Russia) in acromegaly treatment.Material and methods: Twenty-five patients with the confirmed acromegaly diagnosis, active phase, receiving Oktreotid-Depot therapy within 6–12 months in a single dose of 20–40 mg/month. Every three months dynamics of clinical signs, basal IGF-1 and GH levels and pituitary adenoma size were analyzed.<p...

ea0016p374 | Growth factors | ECE2008

Pituitary hormone axes in constitutionally tall adolescents

Melnitchenko Galina , Koloda Dmitry , Pronin Vyacheslav , Tiulpakov Anatoly , Gitel Evgeny , Ordzhonikidze Zurab , Pavlov Vladimir , Preobrazhensky Vladimir

Objective: To evaluate the pituitary hormone axes in adolescents with constitutional tall stature (CTS).Materials and methods: About 120 patients (54 males and 66 females) with CTS aged 9.6–16.5 years (13.6±2.7 years, mean±S.D.) were enrolled in this study. Sixty-eight normal subjects (24 males and 44 females) aged 9.8–16.2 years (13.1±2.1 years), who were comparable in socioeconomic and nutritional terms, served a...