Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073aep115 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

Transient hypocalcaemia and definitive hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy in Graves’ disease

Bruno Bouça , Amaral Sara , Vasques Miguel , Monteiro Nuno , Crespo Ana , José Coutinho , Tavares Paula , Bogalho Paula , José Silva-Nunes

IntroductionHypocalcaemia is a complication of total thyroidectomy (TT) and may be more frequent in patients with GravesÂ’ disease. The reason for this increased risk is unclear and its occurrence has been associated with: ophthalmopathy severity, preoperative calcaemia and reimplantation of parathyroid glands.ObjectivesTo evaluate the risk factors for transient hypocalcaemia (TH) and definitive hypoparat...

ea0073aep246 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Risk factors associated with diabetic foot amputation among patients hospitalized for diabetic foot ulcer in a public hospital

Gutu Olga , Vasques Miguel , Inês Manique , Amaral Sara , Bruno Bouça , Prokop Joanna , Ana Cláudia Martins , António Afonso , José Neves , Silva-Nunes Jose

IntroductionDiabetic foot is one of the most devastating of chronic complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) and is responsible for about 25% of hospitalizations. Worldwide, the diabetic foot represents the main cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation.Aim of the studyIdentification of risk factors for foot amputation among in patients hospitalized for diabetic foot in a tertiary public hospital in Portuga...