Pediatric Endocrine Clinic includes Qualified Pediatric Endocrinologist, Pediatrician, Geneticist & Dietician who evaluate and manage children with varying endocrine problems.
For children with endocrine problesm, all necessary tests done as per International Standards and reported at the earliest.
Endocrine Packages are consolidated tests done to minimize time and cost and include Obesity Package and Growth Package.
Stimulation Tests/Suppression Tests:
Following stimulation tests are done in Apollo Children’s Hospital – Growth Hormone stimulation, HCG stimulation, GnRH stimulation, ACTH stimulation, DDAVP stimulation tests
The Endocrine suppression tests include Dexamethasone suppression test, Growth Hormone Suppression test,etc
The other special Endocrine tests include Water Deprivation test for Diabetes insipidus and 48 hours fasting test for suspected hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia.
Bone Age assessment:
Bone age assessment is an important component of pediatric endocrine evaluation and is done as per International Standards using Greulich-Pyle’s method