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ea0078OC9.1 | Oral Communications 9 | BSPED2021

Variability in the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency using dynamic tests. Time for robust pre-test criteria?

Zilber Eva , Cramer Rebecca , Crowne Elizabeth , Ryan Fiona , Daskas Nikolaos

Background: Insulin tolerance test (ITT) is the gold-standard investigation in children with suspected growth hormone deficiency (GHD). Despite their benefits, ITTs are resource intensive, potentially dangerous and can result in unnecessary treatment due to false positive results in children that are at low risk for GHD.Methods: Retrospective analysis of all paediatric patients undergoing an ITT in two tertiary hospitals in the UK (centre A between 2017-...