Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep9 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Salivary cortisol after overnight dexamethasone suppression test in different patient groups

Mert Meral , Tanakol Refik , Karpuzoglu Hande , Abbasoglu Semra Dogru , Soyluk Ozlem , Yarman Sema , Alagol Faruk

Introduction: The aim of this study was to evaluate the worth of the salivary cortisol after overnight 1 mg dexamethasone suppression test (DST) in different patients.Materials and methods: The patient groups of the study consisted of 18 Cushing’s syndrome patients, 12 patients with non-functional adrenal incidentaloma, 37 patients with obesity, 16 patients with hirsutism and 26 healthy control patients. Salivary cortisol (SC) and plasma cortisol af...

ea0037ep948 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

High circulating levels of SICAM-1 and SVCAM-1 in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Ozderya Aysenur , Aydin Kadriye , Temizkan Sule , Abbasoglu Semra Dogru , Vural Pervin , Altuntas Yuksel

Objective: Elevated levels of the soluble adhesion molecules, sICAM-1 and sVCAM-1 reflect chronic inflammatory state. Increased levels of sICAM-1 and sVCAM-1 were demonstrated in various autoimmune thyroid diseases with abnormal thyroid function, but their clinical significance is undefined, especially in the euthyroid patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT). Increased levels of soluble adhesion molecules are also associated with components of the metabolic syndrome li...