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Laboratory clinical base is a Pediatric Endocrinology Department Federal Almazov Medical Research Centre, laboratory fellows are both doctors and department advisors. We introduced a full range of modern methods of examination and treatment in accordance with the standards of the Ministry of Health and Social Development and international recommendations, including a basal level of hormones; stimulatory and suppressive tests (with clonidine, insulin, Diferelin HCG, dexamethasone, sinakten, etc.); imaging techniques (ultrasound CT, MDCT, MRI, DEXA, endoscopic, radioisotope , etc.); daily monitoring of blood glucose using systems Mini Link Kit MMt and Mini Med Paradigm Real-Time; continuous insulin infusion using insulin pumps, genetic testing (cytogenetic, Fish- hybridization in tissues, gene sequencing (diagnosis of monogenic disorders of insulin secretion (KCNJ11); immunohistochemical study — the expression of somatostatin receptors 1-5 , glucagon-like peptide receptors , etc.

The department delivers medical care for children and adolescents with diabetes, growth and sex disorders, adrenal disease, and thyroid disorders of calcium-phosphorus metabolism, multiple endocrine syndromes, neuroendocrine tumors, and rare (Orff) genetic diseases.

The hospital is a multi-component support centre having advanced diagnostics, molecular genetic testing, immunohistochemistry, surgical treatment of children with congenital hyperinsulinism and other variants of insulin secretion disorder, and disorders of sexual differentiation.

If necessary, we perform diagnostic testing of patients with unclear pathology not excluding the disease of endocrine organs.