Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p114 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Audit of the management of primary hyperparathyroidism at Watford general hospital

Allum Matthew , Clements Michael

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) can only be cured by parathyroidectomy (PTX) but mild and asymptomatic cases can often be managed conservatively. We carried out a retrospective audit of patients attending the Endocrine clinic at Watford to determine how our practice compared with the different guidelines for surgical referral published in the USA and the UK.Method: A search was carried out of clinic letters from Jan 2010 to Oct 2011. Add...

ea0021p289 | Pituitary | SFEBES2009

A fall in serum prolactin level after a 2-h rest predicts a normal MRI in patients using dopamine antagonist treatment

Whyte Martin , Allum Matthew , Pramodh Sesha , Aylwin Simon

Introduction: Hyperprolactinaemia associated with antipsychotic drug use is a commonly encountered clinical problem, yet no decision-making tools exist to guide whether to scan the pituitary gland.Methods: A 10-year data series was reviewed of 246 patients who were evaluated for prolactin excess with a cannulated prolactin study. All patients had a prolactin drawn immediately following the insertion of a forearm cannula (P1) and a second sampl...

ea0077p70 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2021

Real-world metabolic outcomes of semaglutide use in patients with type 2 diabetes: a retrospective study from a single centre in the United Arab Emirates

Allum Matthew , Buckley Adam , Lessan Nader , Mohammed Nagi , Suliman Mohamed , Suliman Sara , Elsheikh Mohgah

Background: The Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP1RA) semaglutide has shown improvements in glycaemia and other metabolic parameters for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D) in clinical trials. Published real-world data are sparse and there are none from the Middle East where semaglutide became available in 2020.Method and Results: We retrospectively gathered data for 289 patients (median age 50 years (IQR 42-57), 36% female, 87% Emirati and 8...