Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p1013 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Anti-C1q autoantibodies are linked to autoimmune thyroid disorders in pregnant women.

Vitkova Hana , Jiskra Jan , Springer Drahomira , Limanova Zdenka , Telicka Zdenek , Bartakova Jana , Potlukova Eliska

Introduction: Anti-C1q antibodies have been implicated in the pathogenesis of systemic lupus erythematosus. We have previously shown that anti-C1q antibodies are also linked to autoimmune thyroid disorders (AITD). The aim of this study was to assess the occurrence of anti-C1q antibodies in pregnant women with AITD.Methods: Serum anti-C1q antibodies were measured during the 9–11th gestational weeks in 103 pregnant women screened positive for AITD, an...

ea0032p1012 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Iodine status in women after early miscarriages in the Czech Republic

Jiskra Jan , Fait Tomas , Bilek Radovan , Bartakova Jana , Potlukova Eliska , Springer Drahomira , Telicka Zdenek , Limanova Zdenka

Background: Early miscarriages are of multifactorial origin. Subclinical thyroid dysfunction belongs to the common causes. Thyroid dysfunction in pregnancy is caused mainly by thyroid autoimmunity and/or iodine deficiency. The Czech Republic belongs to countries with sufficient iodine intake. The aim of the study was to determine iodine status in women after early miscarriages (n=183) and to compare it with randomly chosen age-comparable euthyroid women without previo...