Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p377 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

Frequency of dyslipidemiαs in children – results of lifestyle intervention

Petrou VA , Tertipi AK , Posnaghidou E , Kostakioti ED , Skarpa VT , Anastasakou M , Hadjiathanasiou C

Dyslipidemiαs should be managed from childhood for prevention of early atheromatic vascular lesions and premature cardiovascular disease in adult life.Aim: We examined the frequency of different types of dyslipidemiα in children and the results on blood lipids of lifestyle intervention (diet and exercise).Patients and methods: We studied retrospectively 136 children, 74 boys and 62 girls, mean chronological age 8.5±3...

ea0029p58 | Adrenal cortex | ICEECE2012

Treatment with mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists in ‘subclinical’ cases with adrenal adenomas and autonomous aldosterone secretion

Papanastasiou L. , Pappa T. , Tsounas P. , Tsiavos V. , Markou A. , Tseniklidi E. , Anastasakou M. , Fountoulakis S. , Prevoli A. , Piaditis G.

Introduction: Patients with adrenal adenomas appear to exhibit an appreciable prevalence of autonomous aldosterone secretion (AAS). Our aim was to evaluate the anti-hypertensive effect of targeted therapy with mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonists in AAS patients.Patients and methods: We studied 60 hypertensive patients, 21 males and 39 females, harboring an adrenal adenoma with AAS. All patients were receiving combination of anti-hypertensive trea...

ea0011p901 | Thyroid | ECE2006

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis in the children: clinical features at presentation

Skarpa VT , Kostakioti ED , Tertipi AK , Petrou PA , Posnaghidou E , Anastasakou M , Papahilleos P , Papathanasiou A , Hadjiathanasiou C

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) is the most frequent thyroid disease in children, in areas of the world with sufficient iodine intake.Aim: To study the clinical features of HT in children at presentation.Material and method: We studied 99 children with HT, 76 (76.8%) girls and 23 (23.2%) boys, with mean chronological age 10.7±2.6 ys (3.2–15.6 ys). The diagnosis of HT was established from the high titers of antithyroid a...