Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p114 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

The endocrine consequences of stem cell transplantation

Kennedy Amy , Nunnick Jane , Clark Fiona , Craddock Charles , Toogood Andrew

Over the last 10 years there have been significant advances in stem cell transplantation (SCT) in adults for haematological malignancies leading to improved survival. Conditioning regimes prior to transplantation often utilise high dose chemotherapy and/or total body irradiation (TBI). Significant endocrinopathies have been reported amongst children undergoing SCT. We report the effect of SCT during adult life on endocrine function.Basal hormone levels w...