Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1047 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Rhabdomyolysis case based on hypothyroidism

Ates Ihsan

Muscle involvement in hypothyroidism is a rare complication. These patients are often present with decreased muscle mass, cramps and myalgia. With these clinical symptoms increasing muscle enzyme suggests the rhabdomyolysis table. Rhabdomyolysis based on hypothyroidism is not a common condition. In this report, a case which detected rhabdomyolysis based on deep hypothyroidism will be discussed.Seventy-two years old male patient applied to our clinic with...

ea0049ep1061 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2017

A rare cause of hypophysitis: tuberculosis

Ates Ihsan , Yilmaz Nisbet

Hypophysitis is a heterogeneous inflammatory disease of pituitary gland. As it causes headache and visual defects, it mimics sellar tumors in clinical and radiological aspects. It may occur due to primary or secondary causes. Tuberculosis is one of the rare secondary causes of hypophysitis. A young male patient presented with fatigue and headache and diagnosed with tubercular hypophysitis as a result of performed tests is discussed hereby in the case report. A 30 year old male...

ea0041ep981 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Herbal medicines used for thyroid disease in Turkey, and short-term effects of Anethum graveolens

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Kaplan Efe Fatma , Karadag Ibrahim

Aim: To investigate the herbal medicines (HM) used for thyroid disease, their effects and use rates in Turkey.Materials and methods: A total of 547 patients (494 females and 53 males) had a thyroid disease were included in the study. The patients were questioned whether they used any alternative therapies or HM for their thyroid disease. The patients who used HM were asked about the kind of the HM, and duration of use. The data regarding the dose of the ...

ea0037ep324 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

The relationship between higher left ventricular mass index and plasma total homocysteine levels in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Kundi Harun , Ates Ihsan , Ozkayar Nihal , Ulusoy F Vasfi

Purpose: The aim of the present study was left ventricular mass index (LVMI) in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patients may be related increased circulating homocysteine (Hcy) levels.Methods: The study group comprised 130 patients, and all patients were newly diagnosed with diabetes and were not taking any medication. Measures of left ventricular mass (LVM) were assessed using Devereux formula and left ventricular mass index (LVMI) was calculated as LVM...

ea0037ep1022 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

The serum irisin level in non-diabetic patients with chronic kidney disease

Ates Ihsan , Ozkayar Nihal , Topcuoglu Canan , Dede Fatih

Background and objectives: Our objective in this study was to discover the relationship of irisin hormone, which acts on adipose tissue and the metabolism as thyroid hormones, with the thyroid functions and the obesity secondary to thyroid disease.Methods: A total of 74 patients were included in the study, of the patients, 37 were newly diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis dependent hypothyroidism but not received a treatment yet, and the remainin...

ea0037ep1024 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

The relationship between procalcitonin and thyroid autoantibodies in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis

Ates Ihsan , Oncul Ali , Altay Mustafa , Topcuoglu Canan

Background: Procalcitonin (PCT) is often an increased acute phase reactant in the bacterial infection-related inflammation, and its serum level is reported elevated in several autoimmune disease. However, the level of PCT and its relationship with autoimmunity remain unknown in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT). Our objective was to investigate the serum levels of PCT and its association with autoantibodies in patients with euthyroid HT.Methods: A total ...

ea0041ep462 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Factors associated with increased irisin levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus

Ates Ihsan , Kaplan Mustafa , Mese Duygu , Erdogan Kubra , Yuksel Mahmut , Topcuoglu Canan , Yilmaz Nisbet , Guler Serdar

Aims: We aimed to determine the irisin level in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and to examine the relation of irisin level with inflammation and autoimmunity.Methods: This study included 35 cases diagnosed with T1DM and 36 healthy volunteers. Anti-glutamic acid decarboxylase (Anti-GAD), islet cell antibody (ICA), insulin autoantibody levels of the patients have been measured at the time they were included in the study and were recorded fro...

ea0041ep480 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Does education effect the rates of prophylactic vaccination in elderly diabetics?

Altay Mustafa , Ates Ihsan , Altay Fatma Aybala , Kaplan Mustafa , Akca Omer , Ozkara Adem

Introduction: This study is performed for inspecting vaccination rates in geriatric patients, negatory effects leading to unvaccination and changes occuring in vaccination rates by patient education.Methods: This study is planned in a combination of two formats: retrospectively for determining last 5 years’ vaccination rates of patients and prospectively for determining the change in vaccination rates after patient education. Totally 579 diabetic pa...

ea0041ep1009 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Conjunctival impression cytology is worsened in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis without thyroid associated ophthalmopathy

Altay Mustafa , Sahin Tugba , Yildiz Zennure , Simsek Gulcin , Citirik Mehmet , Ates Ihsan , Bitiren Muharrem

Introduction: We aimed to investigate the conjunctival surface changes in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) patients and controls comparatively, and search the correlation of these changes with thyroid functions and thyroid autoantibody level in patients without thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO).Methods: A total of 25 patients with HT and 33 healthy individuals were enrolled in the study. Serum TSH, fT4 and fT3 level, and anti...

ea0037ep128 | Steroids, development and paediatric endocrinology | ECE2015

Is thyroid function related to masked hypertension?

Ates Ihsan , Altay Mustafa , Kaplan Mustafa , Ozkayar Nihal , Alaguney Erdem , Ozkayar Adem

Background: Thyroid hormones affect almost all the tissues of the body and their cardiovascular effects are very significant. The relationship between masked hypertension (MHT) and thyroid hormones is not known. Therefore, we sought to investigate any relationship between patients with MHT, newly diagnosed by home blood pressure monitoring, and thyroid hormones.Methods: Patients older than 18 years of age without a previous diagnosis of hypertension and ...