Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037gp.02.05 | Adrenal (1) | ECE2015

Comparison between PET–CT and CT in the diagnosis of recurrence of adrenocortical carcinoma

Massaglia Chiara , Ardito Arianna , Zaggia Barbara , Basile Vittoria , Pelosi Ettore , Arena Vincenzo , Penna Daniele , Terzolo Massimo

Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare tumour characterised by a high rate of recurrence following radical surgery. Surgery of recurrent ACC may increase survival; thus, it is mandatory a timely and accurate detection of recurrence, either to increase the chance of radical extirpation or to avoid unnecessary surgery. This study investigated the role of PET–CT in the diagnosis of recurrence of ACC during follow-up of disease-free patients and analyzed whether this tool m...

ea0056p857 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

HLA celiac haplotypes and Primary Autoimmune Hypophysitis in Caucasian patients

Chiloiro Sabrina , Capoluongo Ettore Domenico , Tartaglione Tommaso , Bianchi Antonio , Giampietro Antonella , Bima Chiara , Angelini Flavia , Arena Vincenzo , Pontecorvi Alfredo , De Marinis Laura

Purpose: Primary hypophysitis is a rare disease, with an autoimmune etiology. As few papers have investigated its genetic, our aim was to evaluate HLA status in a single-center series of patients.Patients and method: A retrospective, longitudinal and cross-sectional study was conducted. Consecutive Caucasian patients, with clinical or histological diagnosis of primary autoimmune hypophysitis (PAH), undergone determination of HLA genotype, anti-pituitary ...