Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology
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Society for Endocrinology BES 2008

Poster Presentations

Clinical practice/governance and case reports

Perioperative prolonged lithium-induced nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Department of Endocrinology and ITU, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone, Kent, UK.
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Tereparatide for treatment of hypoparathyroidism
Imperial College Health Care Trust, London, UK.
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Testosterone injections in a bodybuilder with polycythemia vera leading to stroke
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Nobles Hospital, Douglas, Isle of Man.
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The vanishing pituitary mass
Alexandra Hospital, Singapore, Republic of Singapore.
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Hypomagnesaemia related to proton pump inhibition
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
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Diabetic retinopathy: an unexpected deterioration?
Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, UK.
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Parathyroid carcinoma: a diagnostic challenge
1Diabetes and Endocrinology Centre and 2Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, UK.
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Ovarian hyperthecosis in a postmenopausal woman
Good Hope Hospital, Sutton Coldfield, UK.
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Reversible cushingoid features and biochemistry with weight loss
Dewsbury District Hospital, Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, Dewsbury, UK.
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Osteomalacia with associated functional hypoparathyroidism
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Thrombo-embolism and Klinefelter's syndrome
University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK.
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Thyrotoxicosis management audit
University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire, Coventry, UK.
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Leydig cell tumour of the ovary: a case report
Staffordshire General Hospital, Stafford, ST16 3SA, UK.
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An endocrine e-mail GP advisory service: a potential way to reduce referrals?
Department of Endocrinology, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.
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Von-Hippel-Lindau syndrome presenting in late pregnancy
1BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Glasgow, UK; 2Queen Mother’s Maternity Hospital, Glasgow, UK; 3Southern General Hospital, Glasgow, UK.
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Audit of local management of primary hyperparathyroidism: would local guidelines aid management?
1Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK; 2Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, UK.
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A case of insulinoma presenting with low serum insulin levels
1Academic Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology; 2Department of Biochemistry, QA Hospital, Portsmouth, UK.
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Use of glitazones in type 2 diabetes
1Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, UK; 2Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK.
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Audit of the investigation and diagnosis of hyponatraemia in elderly medical in-patients
1Homerton University Hospital, London, UK; 2Northwick Park Hospital, London, UK.
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Is there an association between growth hormone treatment in childhood and gastric polyps?
1Bone and Endocrine Research Group, 2Department of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and 3Department of Child Health, Royal Hospital for Sick Children Yorkhill, Glasgow, UK.
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Two unusual cases of adrenal incidentalomas
Barnsley Foundation Hospital, Barnsley, UK.
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Non- islet cell tumour hypoglycaemia associated with ovarian carcinoma
1Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, UK; 2Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth, UK.
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Cushing's syndrome or is it? a case report
Department of Endocrinolgy, OCDEM, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.
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Adrenal suppression and intranasal steroid use
1Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK; 2Southampton University Teaching Hospital, Southampton, Hampshire, UK; 3Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, Hampshire, UK.
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Hyperglycaemia and ketoacidosis due to insulinoma
Southend Hospital, Westcliff on Sea, UK.
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An audit of the management of primary hyperparathyroidism
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.
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Difficulties with insulin stress tests in an adult survivor of childhood malignancy
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, Norfolk, UK.
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Cyproterone acetate and meningiomas in a sex offender: a case report
Peninsula Medical School, Plymouth, Devon, UK.
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Specialist obesity services: are we seeing the right patients?
1Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK; 2Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
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Tuberculous disease of the pituitary
Bart’s and The London NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Surviving extreme hypercalcaemia
1Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK; 2Bedford Hospital, Bedford, UK.
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Sepsis, metabolic acidosis and gestational diabetes: a missing clue
St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Acromegaly in a patient with bronchial carcinoid complicated by oesophageal varices
1Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK; 2Cumberland Infrimary, Carlisle, UK; 3Royal Victoria Hospital, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, UK.
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Anterior hypopituitarism in a 56-year-old man with galactosemia
1Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, Wales, UK; 2Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK; 3Withybush General Hospital, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, UK.
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A case of hypercalcaemia due to ectopic PTH secretion
1University of Leicester Medical School, Leicester, UK; 2University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK.
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Lithium blocks the mineralocorticoid action of fludrocortisone in Addison's disease both for replacement and in the treatment of Addisonian crisis
1Department of Endocrinology, Mayday University Hospital, Croydon, UK; 2The Priory Hospital, Kent, UK.
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Prolonged oestrogen release from oestrogen implants
Department of Endocrinology, Dudley Group of Hospitals, West Midlands, UK.
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Lymphocytic hypophysitis with acute hypopituitarism followed by acute visual disturbance after a long latent period
Departments of 1Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2Radiology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, North West Wales NHS Trust, Bangor, UK; 3Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.
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An adrenaline-secreting phaeochromocytoma in pregnancy
Departments of 1Endocrinology, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, 2Biochemistry, 3Women’s Health and 4Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Barts and the London NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Addison's disease: autoimmune or related to adrenomyeloneuropathy?
Departments of 1Endocrinology and 2Neurology, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK.
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Not another case of chronic fatigue syndrome or polycystic ovarian disease
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.
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An unusually large thyroglossal cyst harbouring a papillary thyroid cancer
Departments of 1Breast and Endocrine Surgery, 2Histopathology; 3Radiology and 4Endocrinology, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, UK.
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Nasal polyps: an unusual presentation of macroprolactinomas
Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK.
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An audit of diagnosis and management of acromegaly in a District General Hospital
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, UK.
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Severe hyponatraemia: assessment and management
QE2 Hospital, Welwyn Garden City, UK.
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Challenges in management of primary hypoparathyroidism associated with autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1 (APS I)
1Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Western Health and Social Care Trust, Londonderry, UK; 2Northern Ireland Regional Genetics Service and 3Regional Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Belfast, UK.
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Sarcoidosis associated hypercalcaemia and renal failure mimicking lymphoma
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, UK.
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Study on dopamine agonists and valvular heart disease in patients with acromegaly
1Departments of Diabetes and Endocrinology; 2Cardiorespiratory Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK.
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An audit of the monitoring of testosterone replacement therapy
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK.
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Growth hormone replacement in patients with treated germ cell tumours: safety issues
Centre for Endocrinology, Barts and the London NHS Trust, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK.
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Extreme delay in presentation of congenital adrenal hyperplasia in a male with CYP21A2 deficiency
1Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK; 2University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
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Mauriac syndrome: a case report
University Hospitals Leicester, Leicester, UK.
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Impact of NICE guidelines for adult growth hormone replacement on practice in Scotland
1Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK; 2Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, Glasgow, UK; 3Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK; 4Victoria Infirmary, Glasgow, UK; 5Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
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Abbreviated metyrapone day curves: do they work?
Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK.
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Biochemical diagnosis of sporadic phaeochromocytoma: an audit of 24 h urinary catecholamine excretion (UCAT) requests from primary and secondary care
1Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, East Sussex, UK; 2Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, East Sussex, UK.
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Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide secreting pancreatic tumour (VIPoma) with liver metastases in a 46-year-old male, long term survival after orthotopic liver transplantation
1Centre for Endocrinology and Diabetes, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK; 2Neuroendocrine Tumour Group, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK.
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An unusual case of vaginal bleeding: a novel deletion in 17[beta]HSD3 resulting in male pseudohermaphroditism
Department of Medicine, Royal Free and University College Medical School, University College London, Centre for Neuroendocrinology, London, UK.
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11 Beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 activity in septic shock before and during treatment with hydrocortisone
Departments of 1Pharmacy, 2Biochemistry and 3Anaesthetics and Intensive Care, Ysbyty Gwynedd, NWW NHS Trust, Bangor, UK; 4Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King’s College Hospital, London, UK; 5Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, NWW NHS Trust, Bangor, UK.
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Body volume index: time to replace body mass index?
1Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK; 2Division of Medical Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK; 3Select Research, Worcester, UK.
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