Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1040 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Sensitivity and specificity of thyroid cytology in the diagnosis of malignancy: results of a series of 1567 thyroidectomies

Ma Calderon Dulce , Herraiz Sandra , Sastre Julia , Gonzalez Abel , Fernandez Belen , Valero Miguel Angel , Aguirre Miguel

Introduction: Sensitivity and specificity of thyroid cytology in our series of thyroidectomies were evaluated.Material and methods: A retrospective, multicentre study of 1567 thyroidectomies performed in the eight hospitals of Castilla La Mancha (Spain) during the years 2010–2013.Results: The cytological results were benign in 37.6% of cases, malignant or suspicious of malignancy in 17.3% (10 and 7.3% respectively). In 4.1% of...

ea0037ep737 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Clinical features of pituitary adenomas in elderly patients in Castilla La Mancha (Spain) compared with younger age group; a retrospective multicentre study

Vicente Almudena , Val Florentino Del , Cortes Claudia , Lamas Cristina , Aguirre Miguel , Silva Julia , Alramadan Moubarak , Quiroga Ivan

Background: Pituitary adenomas (PAs) in the elderly, defined as people older than 65 years, represent less than 10% of all PAs. Because of increasing life expectancy and improving health care, diagnosis PAs in this age group is increasing with time. Age-related changes and associated diseases may significantly modify the clinical presentation in these patients, delaying the diagnosis of PAs.Objective: To analyse the clinical features of PAs in elderly pa...

ea0063p372 | Thyroid 1 | ECE2019

Prognostic factors for lymph node metastases in patients with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma

Sastre Julia , Cruz Gordillo Andrea , Aznar Silvia , Alvarez Visitacion , Torres Belvis , Delgado Manuel , Gonzalez Javier , Quiroga Ivan , Herranz Sandra , Aguirre Miguel

Background and objective: Papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC) is recognized as a separate entity by the World Health Organization. Biological behaviour and clinical outcomes of PTMC are heterogenous. Presence of lymph node metastases (LNM) in this group of patients increases the risk of recurrence and makes optimal management in PTMC controversial (observation, lobectomy with or without preventive central ipsilateral dissection). The aim of this study was to describe risk ...

ea0056gp237 | Thyroid Cancer - Translational | ECE2018

Comparison in survival of the seventh and eighth editions of the American Joint Commision on Cancer in a Spanish cohort of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: Cadit-CAM Study

Sastre Julia , Torres Belvis , Aznar Silvia , Alvarez Visitacion , Delgado Manuel , Gonzalez Javier , Quiroga Ivan , Herranz Sandra , Alfaro Jose Joaquin , Aguirre Miguel

Background and objective: The AJCC-TNM system is optimized to predict survival in patients with cancer. Since January 2018, the new eighth edition of this staging system will be used to classify patients diagnosed of differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). This study aims to compare the seventh and eighth editions of the AJCC-TNM system in a Spanish Cohort of DTC.Patients and Methods: The Cadit-CAM study was designed to evaluate characteristics of patien...