Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0028p383 | Thyroid | SFEBES2012

A case of hyperthyroidism presenting with cholestasis

Helmy Ahmed , Boules Evon

An 85 year old lady was admitted with painless jaundice and cholestatic liver functions (LFTs). Investigations organised by gastroenterologists were fine including hepatitis viral screen, copper and ceruloplasmin levels, alpha -one antitrypsin, alpha -fetoprotein, immunoglobulins, auto-immune screen and ultrasound scan of the liver. In view of palpitations and weight loss, thyroid functions (TFTs) were done and showed biochemical hyperthyroidism: FT4 of 36.8 pmol/L (12–22...

ea0025p332 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

A case of amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis, type II followed by subsequent hypothyroidism

McElwaine Fred , Helmy Ahmed

Introduction: Amiodarone is a class III antiarrhythmic agent widely used in the treatment of atrial and ventricular arrhythmias.Amiodarone is known to cause thyroid dysfunction in three ways; amiodarone induced hypothyroidism, amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) type I and type II.We present a case of a patient with AIT type II who subsequently developed hypothyroidism.Case presentation: A 43-year-old man...

ea0015p381 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

Case report: type 3 amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis

Helmy Ahmed , Nugent Ailish

A 48-year-old gentleman was referred to the endocrine team with abnormal thyroid function tests (TFTs). His background history included cardiomyopathy complicated by atrial fibrillation (AF). He had been treated with amiodarone for a year. TFTs were monitored regularly during treatment and were normal. Four months after stopping amiodarone, he complained of weight loss, sweating and tremor. He had no family history of thyroid disease. He had a resting heart rate of 120/min (AF...

ea0053p07 | (1) | OU2018

The use of ketogenic diet in a patient with post-prandial hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia after m Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery: a case study

Abbott Sally , Dindol Naomi , Singhal Rishi , Helmy Ahmed , Ahmed Mohamed , Bellary Sri , Tahrani Abd

Background: Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia (HH) after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is rare. Patients typically present with post-prandial hypoglycaemia >1 year after surgery and once weight loss has plateaued. Despite multiple treatment options, the management of these patients remains challenging.Clinical case: A 31-year-old female was referred for bariatric surgery with a BMI of 41.4 kg/m2. In the year preceding the r...