Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1314 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Subacute thyroiditis due to seasonal influenza vaccination

Altay Fatma Aybala , Guz Galip , Altay Mustafa

Introduction: Subacute thyroiditis due to vaccination is reported in only a few case reports. A peritoneal dialysis patient who experienced a repeating attack after a vaccination for influenzae while she was being followed and treated successfully for subacute thyroiditis is presented.Case: A 28-year-old female patient who has been applying dialysis for nine years was seen in policlinic telling about upper respiratory tract infection 2 months ago and pai...

ea0041ep480 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Does education effect the rates of prophylactic vaccination in elderly diabetics?

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Altay Fatma Aybala , Kaplan Mustafa , Akca Omer , Ozkara Adem

Introduction: This study is performed for inspecting vaccination rates in geriatric patients, negatory effects leading to unvaccination and changes occuring in vaccination rates by patient education.Methods: This study is planned in a combination of two formats: retrospectively for determining last 5 years’ vaccination rates of patients and prospectively for determining the change in vaccination rates after patient education. Totally 579 diabetic pa...

ea0037ep1015 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

The role of circulating sTWEAK in the pathogenesis of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and its relationship with other cytokines: a pilot study

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Yilmaz Fatma Meric , Topcuoclu Canan , Kaplan Mustafa , Altay Fatma Aybala

Objective: We aimed to investigate the role of sTWEAK in the pathogenesis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (HT) and its relationship with IL-12, IL 17-A and TGF-β1.Methods: Serum TSH, FT4, anti-TG and anti-TPO were measured and thyroid USG was performed to both group. In addition serum samples were collected and sTWEAK, IL 17-A, IL-12 and TGF-β1 were measured.Patients: Six patients (20 patients were euthyroid, 2...