Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep385 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Thyroid, the Heart and Amiodarone

Ivo Catarina , Silva Joao , Simoes Helder , Monge Jose , Lopes Carlos , Marcelino Mafalda , Castro Joao Jacome de

Introduction: The hyperthyroidism is a risk factor for tachyarrhythmia and dilated cardiomyopathy. Amiodarone is an effective antiarrhythmic medication, however if coexisting thyroid pathology complicates the treatment of thyroid dysfunction. It presents a case of Graves’ disease (GD) of long evolution, which illustrates the complexity of these associations. Clinical case: man, 44 years old, smoker, history of acute myocardial infarction and GD diagnosed at age 28. Has ma...

ea0049ep1359 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

A slow but continuous growth: Case study of a thyroid nodule

Verissimo David , Pires Vitoria , Passos Dolores , Serra Filipa , Silva Joao , Lopes Luis , Castro Joao Jacome de , Marcelino Mafalda

Thyroid nodules are a common clinical finding, with an estimated prevalence of palpable thyroid nodules to be approximately 5% in women and 1% in men. The clinical importance of thyroid nodules rests with the need to exclude thyroid cancer. The prevalence of malignancy reported for palpable thyroid lesions ranges from 5.0% to 6.5%. Patients with benign thyroid nodules are unlikely to suffer morbidity or mortality due to thyroid cancer. A 53 aged man presented with a 20-year hi...

ea0056p1191 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2018

Ectopic thyroid tissue challenge: clinical case report

Verissimo David , Ivo Catarina , Duarte Vitoria , Passos Dolores , Serra Filipa , Silva Joao , Lopes Luis , Castro Joao Jacome de , Marcelino Mafalda

Introduction: Ectopic thyroid tissue is a rare embryonic developmental defect that occurs during the thyroid transition from its initial position in the floor of the primitive bowel to a pre-tracheal location. This defect has a prevalence in the general population of 0.3–1/100,000 inhabitants, increasing to 0.5–1/4,000 patients with thyroid pathology. It is more common in women and can be diagnosed at any age, with diagnosis being more common in young individuals.</p...

ea0035p1076 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Therapeutic options for Grave's disease and toxic nodular disease: experience of an endocrinology department

Silva Joao , Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Ana , Lopes Luis , Passos Dolores , Salgado Lucilia , Costa Paulo , Ferreira Bruno , Campos Pedro , Lopes Carlos , Castro Joao Jacome de

The thyroid pathology is an area of special interest in our department. Hyperthyroidism represents 3.4% of the 8144 patients followed.The aim of this study is to characterize the therapeutic approach in patients with Grave’s disease (GD) and toxic nodular disease (TND).Retrospective study of 217 patients diagnosed with GD and TND, evaluated according parameters of therapeutic option, efficacy, relapse rate and associated compl...

ea0035p460 | Diabetes complications | ECE2014

The influence of type 2 diabetes mellitus on periodontal disease

Silva Joao , Correia Diana , Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Ana , Fernandes Nicholas , Ferreira Ana Lucia , Troles Tiago , Domingues Andreia , Passos Dolores , Lopes Luis , Figueiredo Joana , Luis Henrique , Silva Nuno , Mendes Jose Joao , Castro Joao Jacome de

The relationship between periodontitis and diabetes mellitus (DM) is widely accepted. Several studies identified a greater incidence of periodontitis and an increase of its severity in diabetic patients, approximately threefold.In this study, we want to investigate the influence of type 2 DM (T2DM) in the development of periodontitis.Single center, randomized trial with 90 patients T2DM. Exclusion criteria: chronic renal disease (G...