Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p390 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009

Thyrotoxicosis presenting as intussusception

Alsafadi Hala , Dutton David , Sanker Sailesh

Case report: A previously fit 53-year-old lady presented to A&E with abdominal pain and vomiting. The pain has been present for 2 months and associated with weight loss. She neither smoked nor drank alcohol. On admission her BP was 160/85, pulse 70/m regular. Abdominal examination revealed generalized tenderness and a right iliac fossa mass with scanty bowel sounds,. FBC, U&E, LFT, CRP, amylase, bone were normal. AXR revealed gas filled small bowel loops.<p class="...

ea0025p347 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

Retrospective analysis of thyroid fine needle aspiration (FNA) in a tertiary hospital

Nasir Alia , Sivaraman Subash , Alsafadi Hala , Ferryman Steve , Mathews Paul , Yeo Yen Ching , Goodfellow Tom , Hedley Nick , Brett Kim , Smith Barbara , Mehanna Hisham , Weickert Martin O , Sankar Sailesh

Aim: In this study we have compared the adequacy rates of FNA samples between more experienced and less experienced operators in thyroid FNA.Introduction: The prevalence of thyroid nodules is estimated to be about 4–7%, increasing up to 50% in the adult population. US guided FNA has become the preliminary investigation of choice for thyroid nodules, as it is widely available and has been proven to increase diagnostic efficacy....