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20th European Congress of Endocrinology

Barcelona, Spain
19 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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ECE 2018, 19 - 22 May 2018; Barcelona, Spain

Poster Presentations: Calcium and Bone

Endocrine tumours and neoplasia

ea0056p277 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2018

Somatostatin receptors 1 and 5 are novel markers of parathyroid tumor aggressiveness

Storvall Sara , Leijon Helena , Ryhanen Eeva , Louhimo Johanna , Haglund Caj , Schalin-Jantti Camilla , Arola Johanna

Background: Parathyroid carcinoma (PC) is a rare cause of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). Distinguishing PC from other tumours underlying PHPT can be difficult and sometimes malignant diagnosis can be made only after recurrence of the disease. Atypical parathyroid adenomas (APA) have similar histological features as PC but lack signs of invasive growth. The expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTR) 1–5 in parathyroid tumours, commonly expressed in other neuroendocri...

ea0056p278 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2018

Vitamin D and cancer of the prostate

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Athnassiou Lambros , Mourmouras Nicolaos , Topalidis Stefanos , Filios Athanasios , Karafotias Achilleas , Mascha Olga , Delakas Dimitrios

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency has been found to be associated with multiple chronic diseases, including diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2, rheumatoid arthritis and other autoimmune diseases. However, the relationship between vitamin D and cancer remains controversial. Vitamin D deficiency is widely prevalent in the general population. In accordance, vitamin D deficiency was found to be prevalent in Scotland. In a study performed in Scotland vitamin D deficiency was observed,...

ea0056p279 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2018

Feasibility and efficacy in ultrasound guided percutaneous microwave ablation of primary hyperparathyrodism with parathyroid nodules

Chen Lei

Purpose: To investigate the feasibility and efficacy of US-guided microwave ablation on primary hyperparathyrodism patients who were excluded from surgical treatment.Materials and methods: From May 2014 to December 2017, 30 parathyroid nodules of 25 patients underwent percutaneous ultrasound-guided MWA in our department. Contrast enhanced ultrasonography, 99Tmc-MIBI test, laboratory data and clinical symptoms were evaluated before therapy; 2 h...