The ICET-A Survey on Current Criteria Used by Clinicians for the Assessment of Central Adrenal Insufficiency in Thalassemia: Analysis of Results and Recommendations


De Sanctis V., Soliman A. T. , Elsedfy H., Albu A., Al Jaouni S., Al Yaarubi S., ...More

MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.8, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 8
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4084/mjhid.2016.034
  • Title of Journal : MEDITERRANEAN JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Abstract

Background: In March 2015, the International Network of Clinicians for Endocrinopathies in Thalassemia and Adolescent Medicine (ICET-A) implemented a two-step survey on central adrenal insufficiency (CAI) assessment in TM patients and after analysis of the collected data, recommendations for the assessment of hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis in clinical practice were defined.