Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0029p834 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ICEECE2012

Expression of MAPK7 and CCNL1 in corticotrophinomas and functional analysis of miR-143 and miR-145 in corticotrophic tumoral lineage AtT20

Camargo R. , Paixao B. , Colli L. , Varanda W. , Rodrigues J. , Elias L. , Castro M.

Introduction: miR143 and 145 seem to be involved in the pathogenesis of cortitotrophinomas by modulating the expression of MAPK7 and CCNL1 genes, which protein products are involved in cell proliferation, differentiation, and cell cycle progression. Objective: To analyze the modulation of miR-143 and -145 in the expression of MAPK7 and CCNL1 genes in corticotrophinomas and corticotrophic tumoral lineage (AtT20).Material and Methods: The expression of MAP...

ea0029p379 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ICEECE2012

Acromegaly, primary hyperparathyroidism and renal cell carcinoma

Nogueira C. , Vinha E. , Mesquita J. , Belo S. , Capela J. , Pereira J. , Coutinho H. , Castro L. , Souto-Moura C. , Resende A. , Bernardes I. , Carvalho D.

Introduction: Acromegaly is a rare disorder and sporadic cases are the most frequent. It can also occur in association with genetic syndromes, such as Carney complex, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN-1), MEN-1 like syndrome, isolated familial acromegaly and familial isolated pituitary adenomas.Case report: Thirty five -year-old man was observed in 1994 for gynecomastia. Acromegaly was diagnosed based on clinical, biochemical (IGF1 1094.7 ng/ml, b...

ea0029p1326 | Paediatric endocrinology | ICEECE2012

Building a Brazilian national network for pediatric endocrinology: the RUTE SIG experience

Arrais R. , Alves C. , Castro L. , Kopacek C. , Calliari L. , Damiani D. , Garcia L. , Hoineff C. , Lobe M. , Solberg P. , Liberatori R. , Graca G. , Guerra G.

Providing good information, exchanging expertise and stimulating clinical discussions are usually main goals when structuring academic services. Nowadays, especially in large countries with social/economic differences between regions, such as Brazil, telemedicine and telehealth are resources with main strategic importance in a country¬ís Public Health System. Since its creation, RUTE network (Rede Universitária de Telemedicina, supported by brazilian Ministry of Scien...