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ea0035p219 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

Cognitive impairment in a patient with a TART syndrome

Marczewski Krzysztof , Kawalko Agnieszka , Sawicka Agnieszka

Introduction: In the testicular adrenal rest tumor (TART) syndrome, doctors think before all to preserve fertility and oncological risk. Meanwhile, for the patient are relevant primarily those disorders that hinder him daily functioning and affect the quality of life. Because of it, we would like to introduce our patient with cognitive impairment.Case report: A 20-year-old male, working in the factory, came to an endocrinologist at the request of his mot...

ea0049ep826 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

False memory in elderly patients with thyroid disease

Golda Anna , Sawicka Agnieszka , Bielecka Agata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: The phenomenon of false memory is quite prevalent among people with cognitive impairment. Cognitive dysfunction and its relationship with the thyroid gland has been described. In contrast, little is known about the phenomenon of false memory in patients with thyroid diseases. That is why we want to introduce our preliminary observation.Method: Patients aged 64 to 90 years (average 77) with endocrine disorders were subjected to tests for typ...

ea0049ep1372 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

20,000 euros for diagnosis of one thyroid cancer case: It is not too much?

Maciejewski Marek , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Gasiorek Malgorzata , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Thyroid cancer is a major public health problem, and fine-needle biopsy is an established method of its early detection. However, there are still some controversy about the indication for BACC depending on the clinical data and the results of diagnostic imaging. An important role is also played by economic criteria, including socially acceptable, so-called equitable cost of obtaining additional year of life, which in our country is determined to three times the a...

ea0041ep1131 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

Fine needle thyroid biopsy – time to change of indications?

Maciejewski Marek , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Kozlowska Beata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: After a period of enthusiasm for the early detection of cancer, apparently we are entering a period of skepticism, questions and side effects in the form of unnecessary operations and their complications and costs. This also applies to thyroid cancer, and actually nodules and lesions visible only in ultrasoundMethod. Prospective observation of consecutive patients in one centre.Results: In Years 2013 and 2014 we have performed 2189 ultrasou...

ea0035p541 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014

Efficiency of ultrasound-guided percutaneous thyroid nodule biopsy among patients hospitalized in the department of internal medicine

Maciejewski Marek , Kozlowska Beata , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules is the most frequently performed ambulatory and recommendations for its performance are quite accurately described in the national and international guidelines. However, there is always a need to analyze the effectiveness of such proceedings.The aim of this study was to analyze such effectiveness in group of hospitalized patients.Method: The reason for hospitalization in the v...

ea0032p230 | Clinical case reports – Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2013

Very late growth acceleration in a man with hypopituitarism

Sawicka Agnieszka , Boniek-Poprawa Dorota , Kawalko Agnieszka , Wegrzyn-Bak Marta , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Very late step growth is quite rare, and probably very rare, if there is, 10 years after the end of treatment with GH. Therefore, we would like to present our patient, even though we cannot yet give a full pathomechanism of his disorders.Case report: A man 28 years, was admitted to us to assess hormonal status before elective hip surgery. He had congenital brain toxoplasmosis. From 8 to 16 years he was treated with GH without a good effect....

ea0016p804 | Thyroid | ECE2008

The effect of radioiodine therapy in patient with non-toxic goitre after pre-treatment with a single dose of recombinant human thyroid stimulating hormone (rhTSH)

Abdelrazek Saeid , Parfienczyk Adam , Rogowski Franciszek , Szumowski Piotr , Kociura-Sawicka Agnieszka , Wojno Emilia

The aim of our study was to assess the effectiveness of radioiodine therapy (RIT) on the reduction of thyroid volume after pre-treatment adjunct of rhTSH in patients with non-toxic goitre with low RAIU.Material and methods: We treated 36 patients; (28 female, 8 male) aged 35–77 years. Initial 24 h RAIU was ranged between 5 and 17%, and thyroid volume ranged between 42 and 128 ml. Twelve patients had compressive symptoms. Malignant changes were exclu...