Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0021p209 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFEBES2009

Utilization of various imaging modalities in the localization of tumours in MEN-1 and insulinoma

Ma Claire , Muthukuda Dimuthu , Carroll Nicholas , Whitley Sobhan , Simpson Helen

Objective: A descriptive study to summarize the experience on diagnosis of NET using various imaging modalities.Methods: Imaging was reviewed for 25 patients between 2002 and 2009 (22 MEN-1, 3 sporadic insulinoma). Of 13/25 had elevated fasting gut hormones. CT, MRI, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS) and angiography were reviewed. (CT, MRI examined with arterial enhancement).Results: Most frequen...

ea0031p164 | Neoplasia, cancer and late effects | SFEBES2013

Diagnosis, localisation and management of insulinoma; a single-centre experience

Powlson Andrew S , Challis Benjamin , Curran Suzanne , Jah Asif , Praseedom Raj , Huguet Emmanuel , Jamieson Neville , Metz Andrew , Carroll Nicholas , Shaw Ashley , Halsall David , Gurnell Mark , Krishna Chatterjee V , Simpson Helen L

Nineteen cases of insulinoma were treated in this centre between 2003 and 2012 (12 female, 7 male, 5 associated with MEN-1). Of the cohort, 14 had their primary investigation and management here. All presented with symptoms consistent with hypoglycaemia and had a supervised fast demonstrating serum glucose <2.2 mmol/l with inappropriately normal/elevated insulin.11 of 14 patients proceeded to surgery. Two elderly patients declined further investigati...