Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep904 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Non-thyroidal illness syndrome in patients admitted for acute disease and its relationship to survival

Siarkos Evangelos , Athanassiou Lambros , Spyropoulou Olga-Maria , Mascha Olga , Samaras Charilaos , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Non-thyroidal illness syndrome or low T3 syndrome is an alteration of thyroid hormone levels which occurs as a reaction to acute disease. It is characterized by low TSH levels and low T3 and T4 levels. It is transient. The severity of its expression may be related to the severity of the acute disease. It affects patients hospitalized for acute disease in the department of medicine or surgery and in the acute care unit.<p class...

ea0014p308 | (1) | ECE2007

The role of parathyroid hormone monitoring after total thyroidectomy in predicting post-thyroidectomy related hypocalcaemia

Athanassiou Evangelos , Christodoulidis Gregory , Hatzitheofilou Constantinos , Tepetes Constantinos , Zacharoulis Demetrios , Tzovaras George , Euthymiou Manthos

Objective: Clinically apparent hypocalcaemia following total thyroidectomy occurs in 20–25% of patients subjected to total thyroidectomy, in 2-4% of these patients the hypocalcaemia is permanent. Treatment by per-os or iv administration of calcium supplements and vitamin D is suggested when the serum calcium concentration falls bellow a critical level, either before or whenever the patients develop clinical symptoms of tetany. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ...

ea0063p1212 | Thyroid 3 | ECE2019

Hypothyroidism and lymphoma in a patient with systemic sclerosis

Samaras Charilaos , Siarkos Evangelos , Athanassiou Lambros , Fasfali Dimitra , Kourentzi Kalliopi , Fabri Anastasia , Potamousi Paraskevi , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Patients with systemic sclerosis may develop cancer. The development of malignant hematological diseases has also been described in patients with systemic sclerosis. These patients may also be prone to the development of lymphoma, in most cases a B-cell lymphoma.Aim: The aim was to describe the case of a patient with systemic sclerosis who had a non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and developed primary hypothyroidism.Case rep...