Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p291 | Neuroendocrinology | SFEBES2019

ACTH producing pancreatic NET

Ashraf Muhammad Masood , May Christine , Anguelova Lia , Tadman Mike , Khan Shahab , Mihai Radu , Jafar-Mohammadi Bahram

We present the case of a 64 year old woman who presented with one month history of tiredness and 8 kg weight loss. Severe hypokalemia (2.2 mmol/l) was identified by the GP. Clinically she appeared mildly Cushingoid. Biochemical investigations showed a random cortisol significantly elevated at 2170 nmol/l, 24-hour urinary cortisol was 15 700 nmol/l(0−135). ACTH level was elevated at 7400 ng/l(0−40). The low dose dexamethasone suppression test demonstrated failure to...

ea0066oc8.4 | Oral Communications 8 | BSPED2019

Optimising transition care in endocrinology: an example of patient-focused quality improvement

Makaya Taffy , Pal Aparna , Anderson Gemma , Loo Helen , Ashraf Muhammad Masood

Introduction: The importance of good transition care has been highlighted by NICE and NHSI. Over the last 5 year we have focused on transforming our endocrine transition service.Background: Our centre took part in the BSPED/BES-led 2014 National Adolescent Care and Transition Audit of Young people with Hormone Conditions. From this we identified key areas for service improvement including: families wanted to establish a better relationship with and have ...