Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0016p788 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Hurthle cells tumors of the thyroid: personal experience at the Regina Elena Cancer Institute, Rome (Italy)

Barnabei Agnese , Baldelli Roberto , Pasimeni Giuseppe , Appetecchia Marialuisa

Hurthle cell carcinoma (HCC) represents about 5% of differentiated thyroid carcinomas. When Hurtle cell represents more than 75% of cells population, the lesion can be considered a Hurthle cell tumor (HCT); it can be classify as malignant when capsular or vascular invasion is reported or if there is a perithyroid infiltration or distant metastases occur. Aim of this study was to present our own experience on the clinical and pathological features of patients (pts) affected by ...

ea0016p457 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Fatigue in breast cancer patients during chemotherapy: correlation with neuromuscular dysfunction and IGF-1 plasma levels

Baldelli Roberto , Pietrangeli Alberto , Cigliana Giovanni , Fabi Alessandra , Cognetti Francesco , Pugliese Patrizia , Appetecchia Marialuisa

Introduction: Adult growth hormone deficiency is associated with fatigue, tiredness and myalgias. The same clinical pattern can often be present in oncological patients during chemotherapy and follow up.Aim of the study: To conduct an extensive neuromuscular investigation of patients with breast cancer (BC), treated with taxol, in an attempt to explain their neuromuscular symptoms, eleven pre-menopausal patients with BC underwent a prospective protocol, ...

ea0081ep668 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

A multicenter retrospective study on a large cohort of patients with primary empty sella: hormonal and neuroradiological features over a long follow-up

Carosi Giulia , Brunetti Alessandro , Mangone Alessandra , Baldelli Roberto , Tresoldi Alberto , Sindaco Giulia Del , Lavezzi Elisabetta , Sala Elisa , Mungari Roberta , Fatti Letizia Maria , Galazzi Elena , Ferrante Emanuele , Indirli Rita , Biamonte Emilia , Arosio Maura , Cozzi Renato , Gerardo Antonio Lania Andrea , Mazziotti Gherardo , Mantovani Giovanna

Background: primary empty sella (ES) represents a frequent finding (up to 35% of the general population). According to the literature, the prevalence of hypopituitarism in ES ranges between 19-52%. Data on the natural history of ES over a long time, especially in incidental ES, are still lacking and the management can be challenging.Objective: our primary aim was to assess in a large cohort of patients with ES the prevalence and determinants of hypopitui...