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Endocrinology and Diabetes Lab

Establish

Endocrinology Founder

Prof. Magdy Abd El Moneim El Zeiny in November 1994.

  • The Endocrinology and Diabetes unit is a tertiary referral center for northeastern part of Delta region in Egypt.
  • Activity was started in the Pediatric department, Mansoura University Hospital in November 1994. Science this time, the unit has served about 7922 patients including (1600 diabetic and 6322 endocrinological patients) till now. Now it is one of the special units of Mansoura University Children's Hospital (MUCH). The unit services nearly.  

Unit Place:

Mansoura University Children Hospital (Outpatient Clinc- The Second Floor).

Goals

       1.Early diagnosis and management of Endocrine disorders:

  • Thyroid gland disorders.
  • Parathyroid disorders.
  • Suprarenal disorders.
  • Growth assessment and gonads dysfunction.

2. Diagnosis and treatment of growth and puberty disorders.

3. Management of obesity in children and adolescent..

4. Study of body composition, BMD by DXA scan and bone turnover markers in children and adolescents in health and disease.

5. Study of body composition, by BIA.

      6.In the filed of diabetes:

  • Management of IDDM and diabetic problems.
  • Follow up of diabetic patients.
  • Screening programs for diabetic families.
  • Nutritional assessment of diabetic cases.

Training programs in Endocrinology and Diabetes:

  • Undergraduate training course (2 months)8 Lectures-& 8 clinical rounds.
  • Postgraduate training course.
  • Clinical round every Wednesday.
  • Postgraduate training course Egyptian board.

Training Programs and Areas of interest:

  • Neonatal screening for hypothyroidism.
  • Diagnosis and management of parathyroid gland disorders.
  • Diagnosis and management of thyroid gland disorders. 
  • Growth assessment Diagnosis and management of short stature.
  • Diagnosis and management of supra-renal gland disorders.
  • Diagnosis and management of intersex. 
  • Diagnosis and management of Diabetes insipidus. 
  • Hyperandrogenic disorders.
  • Diagnosis and management of obesity.
  • Diagnosis and management of IDDM.
  • Puberty disorders.

Communications with International Groups:

  • Professor Dr. Magdy El-Ziny was elected as a member of Society for Endocrinology in 1995 (United Kingdom). www.endocrinology.org.
  • Professor Dr. Magdy El-Ziny, Dr. Amany El-Hawary, Dr. Ashraf Abd-Elmoniem Elsharkawy and Dr Nanees abdel-Badie are members of International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD.)
  • Dr. Amany El-Hawary, Dr. Ashraf Abd-Elmoniem Elsharkawy are members of Egyptian Society of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. 
  • Professor Dr .Magdy El-Ziny, Dr. Amany El-Hawary, Dr. Ashraf Abd-Elmoniem Elsharkawy and Dr Nanees abdel-Badie are members of Egyptian Pediatric Association.
  • Dr. Ashraf Abd-Elmoniem Elsharkawy is a member of (ESPED).

Equipment

DEXA scan and BIA:

  • DEXA scan:- (lunar –DPXIQ ) for measuring bone mineral density in lumbar, forearm and femur neck for pediatric and adult patients. This apparatus can also measure body mineral content &body fat. 
  • BIA (TINITA) for measuring body composition & percentage of body fat in different parts of the body & detect body water content of pediatric and adult cases 
  • Digital Blood pressure measure apparatus. 

Investigational department:

ELISA for hormonal analysis of the following:

  • T3 (Total) 
  • T4 (Total)
  • TSH 
  • Free T3 
  • Free T4 
  • FSH
  • LH 
  • Testosterone
  • Estrogen (E2 ) 
  • Progesterone
  • 17 Oh progesterone
  • DHEA
  • Serum Insulin
  • C-peptide 
  • HBA1C
  • ACTH 
  • Cortisol
  • PTH
  • DPD 
  • Osteocalcin 
  • Prolactin 
  • Serum Osmolarity

The following tests are performed in the hormonal laboratory:

  • Growth hormone provocation test by exercise and insulin administration.
  • oral glucose tolerance test.
  • Water Deprivation test. 
  • Dexamethazone suppression test.

The following laboratory apparatus are present in the hormonal laboratory in endocrinology unit:- 
ELISA

  • refrigerator to keep sample at -70o
  • Blood sugar analyzer. 
  • Osmometer. 
  • Electrolyte analyzer for sodium & potassium in urine &blood. 

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