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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

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Patient perspectives on sexuality in hypopituitarism

Bjorkman Ida , Persson Jenny Tiberg , Ung Eva Jakobsson , Olofsson Ann-Charlotte , Johannsson Gudmundur , Dellenborg Lisen

Aim: The aim of the study was to explore patient perspectives on sexuality in hypopituitarism.Background: Hypopituitarism usually leads to a complete loss of sex hormones and the condition has a negative impact on sexuality. Previous research has mainly focused on erectile functioning in men and fertility issues in women but little is known about their sexual wellbeing and experiences of hypopituitarism in relation to sexuality.Des...

ea0056p909 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2018

Testosterone replacement: ‘The best practice’

Hawkins Anna , Casey Edel , Nikookam Khash

Testosterone deficiency syndrome (TDS) may well contribute to a number of co-morbidities and multitude of symptoms which may affect one’s daily activities adversely. TDS prevalence in UK is 5:1000 and certain groups of patient’s are at higher risk of TDS, in particular elderly and patients with diabetes mellitus where 42% are known to have TDS. A retrospective audit was carried out to bench mark our practice in line with a publication of a recommended National/Europe...