Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p292 | (1) | ECE2007

Selenium and its relation to thyroid antibodies, volume and ultrasound texture

Smutek Daniel , Cermakova Ivana , Jiskra Jan , Potlukova Eliska , Tesar Ludvik

Objective: To find a relation between thyroid parameters (thyroxin serum level, thyroid antibodies, thyroid gland volume and ultrasound texture) and serum level of selenium.Background: Selenium deficiency can lead to a decrease of triiode-thyronine in peripheral tissues. Changes in thyroid hormone production can be reflected in followed thyroid parameters.Methods: In 33 patients ultrasound examination of thyroid gland was performed...

ea0014p444 | (1) | ECE2007

Finasteride treatment of premature androgenetic alopecia

Duskova Michaela , Starka Luboslav , Hill Martin , Cermakova Ivana

Introduction: Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common cause of balding in men. AGA is the risk factor of cardiovascular diseases, glucose metabolism disorders and also the risk of benign prostate hyperplasia and prostate carcinoma.Methods: A group of 26 men (mean age: 31 years, mean BMI 25.58), in which premature hair loss begun before 30 years of age was involved in the present study. In all individuals, their hormonal profile involving total tes...