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Society for Endocrinology BES 2017

Harrogate, UK
06 Nov 2017 - 08 Nov 2017

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SfE BES 2017 will be on the 6-8 November 2016 in Harrogate, UK.

Clinical Management Workshops

Workshop 4: Graves orbitopathy: a Thyronet/ TEAMED

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Improving outcomes in thyroid eye disease - the TEAMeD 5 programme

Dayan Colin

TEAMeD (Thyroid Eye Disease Amsterdam Declaration Implementation Group UK) was established in 2009 to implement the Amsterdam Declaration, which pledged to improve care for people with TED and prevent TED in those at risk. This autumn, TEAMeD is launching ‘TEAMeD-5’, a campaign to promote better care for patients with, or at risk of TED. This campaign aims to implement 5 key evidence based recommendations in endocrine clinics across the UK....

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Molecular mechanisms of Graves’ Orbitopathy

Draman Mohd Shazli

Graves’ orbitopathy (GO) or thyroid eye disease (TED) is an autoimmune condition most common in people with hyperthyroid Graves’ disease. Severe GO may cause blindness due to optic compression following expansion of the orbital contents. In many patients, the persistent disfigured appearance of the eyes is a source of significant psychological distress and effective treatments are lacking. This has driven efforts to identify novel therapeutic options resulting in pro...