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  • 2018
  • The review, first presented during the 2018 American Pediatric Surgical Association Annual Meeting, represents the world's largest single-center case series of patients with congenital HI. (chop.edu)
  • pediatric
  • Many families experience weeks of stress before they are transferred to CHOP for definite treatment," said Diva De León-Crutchlow, MD , a pediatric endocrinologist and Director of CHOP's Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center and co-author of the paper. (chop.edu)
  • disease
  • Congenital hyperinsulinism is a disease where there are abnormally high levels of insulin, a hormone produced by the beta cells of the pancrea s that helps control blood sugar levels. (nih.gov)
  • In this study, researchers will validate the efficacy and safety of using PET/CT with F-DOPA in the pre-operative localization of focal disease in children with hyperinsulinism. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • hyperglycemia
  • The study team is also examining the use of modern technology for monitoring and treating hypo- and hyperglycemia in children and adults with hyperinsulinism. (chop.edu)