Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p199 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Cinacalcet treatment of resistant hypercalcaemia due to MEN1-associated primary hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy

Wysota Barbara , Horne Stephanie , Smyth Angharad , Anwar Aresh , Sankar Sailesh , Weickert Martin

Cinacalcet increases sensitivity of the calcium sensing-receptor, currently licenced for treatment of refractory secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with end-stage renal disease. It decreases parathyroid hormone, calcium and phosphorus levels. There is no clinical data for the use of Cinacalcet in pregnancy. Hyperparathyroidism is rare during pregnancy, mainly presenting early, when surgery is safely performed. Here we report a patient presenting with a MEN1-associated p...

ea0015p33 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Thrombo-embolism and Klinefelter’s syndrome

Murthy PN Narasimha , Bellary Srikanth , Anwar Aresh , Randheva Harpal , Sankar Sailesh

Klinefelter’s syndrome is the most common cause of primary testicular failure, resulting in impairment of both spermatogenesis and testosterone production. It is a chromosomal disorder characterized testosterone deficiency with elevated gonadotropin plasma levels and the treatment involves supplementing testosterone. In Klinefelter’s syndrome there is an increase of certain systemic diseases including venous thromboembolism. It is nevertheless more frequent than in a...

ea0015p34 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Thyrotoxicosis management audit

Kumar Anupa , Murthy Narasimha PN , Anwar Aresh , Randheva Harpal , Bellary Shrikanth , Sankar Sailesh

Introduction: Thyrotoxicosis is one of the common referrals to the endocrine clinic. Management of the thyrotoxicosis depends on establishing the correct aetiology. The aim of the audit was to compare the management of patients with thyrotoxicosis against the guidelines proposed by the Royal College of Physicians.Methods: One hundred and two consecutive patients referred to outpatient endocrine unit in a University Hospital over 6 months were included. D...