Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0020p485 | Obesity and Metabolism | ECE2009

Carotid IMT values are related to insulin resistance and visceral disposition of adiposity in obese patients

Sirbu Anca , Nicolae Horia , Arbanas Tudor , Gologan Serban , Barbu Carmen , Reghina Aura , Lenghen Claudia , Fica Simona

The aim of our study was to assess the relation between common carotid intima-media thickness, a marker of subclinical atherosclerosis and other metabolic risk factors, in a group of obese patients.Patients and methods: Of 142 obese patients (47 male, 95 female, mean age 39.74±11.41 years, and mean BMI 46.88±8.85 kg/m2) were clinically and biologically evaluated. BMI and waist circumference were measured and a complete patient histor...

ea0016p549 | Obesity | ECE2008

The relationship between alteration in plasma inflammation, metabolic biomarkers and severe steatosis in a group of morbidly obese patients

Sirbu Anca , Barbu Carmen , Botusan Ileana , Arbanas Tudor , Albu Alice , Fica Simona

Aim: The aim of the study was to evaluate the relation between anthropometric measurements, plasma biomarkers of inflammation, metabolic and adipokines pattern and the presence of severe steatosis, in a group of patients with morbid obesity.Materials and methods: We evaluated a group of 40 patients (25 F, 15 M) with morbid obesity and indication for bariatric surgery. Anthropometric measurements (waist circumference, BMI determination) were performed and...