Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p984 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Both Graves' disease and toxic nodular goiter are associated with increased mortality but differ with respect to the cause of death: a Danish population-based register study

Brandt Frans , Thvilum Marianne , Almind Dorthe , Christensen Kaare , Green Anders , Hegedus Laszlo , Heiberg Brix Thomas

Background: Hyperthyroidism has been associated with increased all-cause mortality. Whether the underlying cause of hyperthyroidism influences this association is unclear. Our hypothesis was that GravesÂ’ disease (GD) and toxic nodular goiter (TNG) differ with respect to mortality risk and cause of death.Methods: An observational cohort study, using record-linkage data from nation-wide Danish health registers. 1.291 and 861 subjects with GD and TNG, ...

ea0032p986 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Type and extent of morbidity before and after the diagnosis of hypothyroidism: a nationwide register-based study

Thvilum Marianne , Brandt Frans , Almind Dorthe , Christensen Kaare , Hegedus Laszlo , Heiberg Brix Thomas

Background: Hypothyroidism has been linked with an increased risk of morbidity such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes mellitus. However, it is unknown whether the burden of morbidity is present before or after the diagnosis of hypothyroidism.Aim: Evaluate the temporality and type of morbidity in hypothyroid patients.Methods: Observational cohort study. Based on record-linking between official Danish health registers 2822 subje...