Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p95 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2019

A case of successful parathyroidectomy in the third trimester of pregnancy

Sanderson Miriam , Kostoula Melina , Palazzo Fausto , Boret Tony , Kong Chantal

Primary Hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) affects approximately 1:2000 women under 40 years of age, so pHPT in pregnancy is uncommon. It is associated with significantly increased risks of morbidity for mother and foetus. Conventionally, surgery is recommended, ideally early in the second trimester. A 31-year-old woman attended the Accident and Emergency department at 26+4 weeks of her third gestation, with severe loin pain and fever. She had a past medical history of pyelonephritis....

ea0032p359 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Reconsidering guidance for postnatal glucose screening in gestational diabetes

Jarvis Sheba , Feben Christine , Roy Stephanie , Sheridan Richard , Boret Tony , Trainor Orla , Clements Michael R

Background: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines advise that GDM be diagnosed using a 2-hr 75 g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT). However there is lack of consensus on the optimal postpartum surveillance. Current postpartum screening guidance suggests a single fasting plasma glucose (FPG) at 6-weeks with annual testing thereafter. As women with GDM are often from mixed ethnic groups and frequently have postprandial hyperglycaemia, ...