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Unformatted text preview: Prenatal and Postnatal Growth and Endocrine Diseases Francesco Chiarelli Department of Pediatrics University of Chieti, Italy Francesco Chiarelli is Professor of Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology at the Department of Pediatrics, University of Chieti, Italy His field of research is diabetes mellitus in children, with reference to early detection and prevention of vascular complications Professor Chiarelli published numerous papers on ranked international journals and has been invited as speaker at many meetings around the world He has recently been appointed as both Chairman of ISPAD Scientific Committee (International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes)(2002-2004) and Secretary General of ESPE (European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology)(2004-2007) 1. Definition and causes of IUGR 2. Growth and growth factors 3. Insulin-resistance 4. Adrenals 5. Gonads 1. Definition and causes of IUGR 2. Growth and growth factors 3. Insulin-resistance 4. Adrenals 5. Gonads Pathological decrease of fetal growth IUGR: definition Birth weight < 2.5 Kg for gestational age of 37 weeks Birth weight < 2SD below the mean value for gestational age Birth weight < 10th (or 5th) percentile for gestational age Definition of Small for Gestational Age (SGA) Birth weight and/or length of 2 or more standard deviations (SD) below the mean for gestational age and sex IUGR and SGA newborns : Definition of clinical conditions at birth secondary to birth length (height) or birth weight according to gestational age Birth Length Below 2 SD Normal Greater than +2SD (IUGR or SGA) Chatelain P, Endocrine Regulation 2000 Birth weight overweight overweight macrosomic greater than +2SD IUGR 1 proportionate (or SGA 2 ) or symmetrical Birth weight IUGR1 normal eutrophic normal (or SGA2) or proportionate Birth weight proportionate SGA 1 hypotrophic below -2 SD (symmetrical) or hypotrophic tall newborn (SGA 2 ) SGA 2 IUGR is defined by birth length SGA is defined by both birth length or birth weight Boy, 5.2 years old . He is 95.3 cm tall and weighs 11.9 kg, which is 4.2 SD score below the mean. His birth weight was 2,160 grams, which is 2.59 SD scores below the mean. His scores below the mean....
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