Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology
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Society for Endocrinology BES 2010

Poster Presentations

Clinical practice/governance and case reports

Prevelance of various morbidity in North Indian adult obese patients
Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India.
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Intervention to improve the management of diabetes in an academic primary care practice
1Obesity Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 2Al-Imam Muhammad ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 3Department of Community and Family Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 4Department of Medical Biochemistry, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 5College of Medicine Research Center, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; 6Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Kelp induced thyrotoxicosis
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK.
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Unusual presentation of a phaeochromocytoma
Wirral University Teaching Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK.
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A case of polyglandular autoimmune syndrome type II and sarcoidosis
South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, Cork, Ireland.
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The importance of HLA haplotype analysis in the polyglandular autoimmune syndromes
1St George’s University of London, London, UK; 2St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Marked hypercalcaemia in a case of primary hyperparathyroidism
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Trust, Chertsey, Surrey, UK.
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Altered time-effect profile of insulin glargine in overdose: a case report
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK.
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The pitfalls of abrupt reduction in glucocorticoid availability: illustrated in the treatment of Cushing's syndrome
1Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK; 2Royal Bournemouth Hospital NHS Trust, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK.
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A case of microprolactinoma in a young man presenting as obesity despite regular heavy exercise
1Russells Hall Hospital, Birmingham, UK; 2Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Biomedical Unit, Birmingham, UK; 3University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
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Insulin induced hypoglycaemia in hospital inpatients
West Middlesex University Hospital, Middlesex, UK.
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Extensive hirsutism, a valuable clue to a sinister pathology
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK.
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Aetiology of hyperprolactinaemia
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Connolly Hospital, Dublin 15, Ireland.
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Testosterone replacement in the setting of Finasteride therapy: a therapeutic dilemma
1University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire/West Midlands, UK; 2Keele University Medical School, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire/West Midlands, UK.
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Addison's disease unmasking an occult systemic cause for cerebral ischaemic event
1University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire/ West Midlands, UK; 2Keele University Medical School, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire/West Midlands, UK.
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Bariatric surgery in renal transplant recipients
1Imperial College, London, UK; 2King’s College London Medical School, London, UK.
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Intermittent galactorrhoea due to vacant episodes
Dewsbury District Hospital, Dewsbury, UK.
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Assessment of risk factors given in GP referral letters for DEXA imaging
1Endocrine Unit, South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, Cork, Ireland; 2Rheumatology Department, South Infirmary Victoria Hospital, Cork, Ireland.
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Forensic endocrinology: a case report of factitious hypoglycaemia
1King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK; 2Medway Maritime Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Gillingham, UK.
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Hypocalcaemia post total thyroidectomy: a clinical experience
University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK.
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Mass in the median eminence: an unusual cause of confusion
Department of Neuroendocrinology, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital, Hamstead, London NW3 2QG, UK.
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A case of fatal acute severe multi-factorial hyponatraemia
West Middlesex University Hospital, London, UK.
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An unusual presentation of polyendocrinopathy
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.
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Acute fatty liver due to poor diabetic control
Royal Bolton Hospital, Bolton, UK.
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A case of pseudo-carcinoid
St Bartholomews and the Royal London NHS Trust, London, UK.
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Investigating for Cushing's syndrome in a patient with increased BMI on rifampicin
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust-Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK.
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Audit on the safety of the insulin stress tests in a tertiary endocrine referral centre
1Michael White Research Centre, Hull, UK; 2Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hull, UK.
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The use of insulin stress test as an assessment of tiredness
1Michael White Diabetic Centre, Hull, UK; 2Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hull, UK.
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A case of hypomagnesemia
Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK.
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Hyperandrogenism with an abdominal mass but an ovarian source
1Department of Biochemistry, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK; 2Endocrine Unit, Western Infirmary, Glasgow, UK.
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Case of post menopausal steroid cell ovarian tumor
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.
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A man with short stature and absent testis
The Hummingbird Diabetes Centre, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewbury, UK.
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A rare case of isolated Cushing's disease from an ACTH and GH staining pituitary adenoma
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
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Androgen-producing tumour in a transposed ovary: a diagnostic difficulty
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St Helens Hospital, St Helens, Merseyside, UK.
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Insulin autoimmune syndrome: a rare case of hypoglycaemia
Scunthorpe General Hospital, Scunthorpe, UK.
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Improving patient awareness of antithyroid medications
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK.
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A case of hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism due a pituitary stalk tuberculoma
Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, UK.
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Recurrent pituitary apoplexy
St George’s Hospital, Tooting, London, UK.
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A case of connective tissue disease complicated by multiple metabolic disorders
1Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK; 2University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
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The dangers of drinking liquorice tea
Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, UK.
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A case of functional parathyroid adenoma
Princes Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath, UK.
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A rare cause of a common problem
1Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Leeds, UK; 2Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust, Dewsbury, UK.
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Chronic lymphocytic infundibulitis with visual field defects, partial hypopituitarism and diabetes insipidus
1Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK; 2Radiology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK; 3Clinical Chemistry, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK.
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Misdiagnosed adrenal carcinoma with recurrence of Cushing's syndrome complicated by spontaneous hypoglycaemia
1Diabetes and Endocrinology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK; 2Radiology, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK; 3Clinical Chemistry, Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Gwynedd, UK.
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Pituitary apoplexy in Cushings disease
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, North Wales, UK.
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Audit of hypothyroid management in pregnancy
Wrexham Maelor Hospital, North Wales, UK.
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An unusual cause of hyperparathyroidism
1Department of Clinical Chemistry, Poole and Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK; 2Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Bournemouth, UK.
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Cushing's syndrome: a rare cause of hypertension in pregnancy
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, UK.
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An unusual case of vitamin D deficiency and Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
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Phaeochromocytoma/paraganglionoma patients in a joint endocrine genetic clinic setting
1Clinical Genetics Unit, Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Hospital Trust, Birmingham, UK; 2University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK.
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Reasons for treatment changes in hypogonadal men undergoing testosterone replacement
1University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, West Midlands, UK; 2University of Warwick, Warwickshire, UK.
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An evaluation of the knowledge, motivation and weight-management service needs of obese young people
1University of Manchester Medical School, Manchester, UK; 2Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, Manchester, UK; 3University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.
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Vitamin status after gastric bypass and lifestyle intervention: a comparative prospective study
1Oslo University Hospital Aker, Oslo, Norway; 2Imperial College, London, UK; 3University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway; 4Vestfold Hospital, Tønsberg, Norway; 5Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway.
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An unusual case of hypercalcaemia in an HIV positive man
1Bournemouth Diabetes and Endocrine Centre, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK; 2Department of Pathology, Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Bournemouth, UK.
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DIPNECH: precursor to pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors
1The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust, Ipswich, UK; 2Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Norwich, UK.
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A case of Verner-Morrison syndrome with solitary VIPoma and an incidental serous mucinous adenoma
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
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Risk of metabolic syndrome among Egyptian patients with schizophrenia
Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
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Hypocalcaemia following thyroid surgery: impact on length of stay
Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, West Midlands, UK.
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Audit of the management of metformin treated diabetic patients undergoing i.v. contrast procedures
1Diana Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, UK; 2Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust, Hull, UK.
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Hypoparathyroidism treated with Teriparatide and i.m. vitamin D
1Wirral University Teaching Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK; 2Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
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Primary medical therapy of acromegaly
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, Devon, UK.
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Severe insulin resistance in hypothyroidism: a case report
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, St Helens, Merseyside, UK.
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An unusual association of primary amenorrhoea and sleep dysfunction
Glan Clwyd Hospital, Betsi Cadwaldr University Health Board, Bodelwyddan, UK.
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Somatostatin analogues as an alternative treatment for type 1 gastric endocrine tumour: case report
1Endocrinology, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Oporto, Portugal; 2Gastrenterology, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Oporto, Portugal; 3Pathology, Portuguese Institute of Oncology, Oporto, Portugal.
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Is a morning serum cortisol a useful screening test to rule out hypoadrenalism?
1Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, Devon, UK; 2Peninula Medical School, Exeter, Devon, UK.
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The endocrine consequences of stem cell transplantation
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK.
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Unemployment and return to work after the diagnosis of a chronic endocrine condition
Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Oxford, UK.
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Salivary cortisol is a reliable marker to monitor hydrocortisone replacement
1Department of Investigative Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK; 2Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK.
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