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ea0029p878 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ICEECE2012

Metastatic malignant insulinoma

Moreno C. , Rodrigues A. , Gomes L. , Ruas L. , Barros L. , Paiva S. , Vieira A. , Alves M. , Gouveia S. , Saraiva J. , Carvalheiro M.

Introduction: Insulinomas are the most common form of functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET) with an estimated incidence of 1–3/million per year. Less than 10% are malignant and rarely with distant metastases, carrying a poor prognosis.Case report: We report a case of a 73-years-old woman attended at our ER for recurrent syncope, with irrelevant medical history. Several radiology exams were preformed, revealing numerous liver metastases ...

ea0029p719 | Diabetes | ICEECE2012

Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion systems: experience in 92 patients with type 1 diabetes

Saraiva J. , Carrilho F. , Barros L. , Batista C. , Melo M. , Gomes L. , Vieira A. , Alves M. , Gouveia S. , Moreno C. , Carvalheiro M.

Background: Continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion (CSII) using an external pump is an alternative intensive diabetes therapy recognized to improve metabolic control and glycemic instability in selected type 1 diabetic (T1DM) subjects. The aim of this study was to examine the clinical effectiveness and safety of CSII systems over a 5-year follow-up period in T1DM patients.Materials and methods: We performed a retrospective observational study of T1DM p...