Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059p143 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | SFEBES2018

Prevalence of sinonasal mucosal disease before and after treatment of acromegaly

Chai Shu Teng , Hox Valerie , Ayuk John , Ahmed Shahzada , Karavitaki Niki

Introduction: High incidence of polyp formation and mucosal hypertrophy in paranasal sinuses have been reported in patients with acromegaly. Lund-Mackay score is widely used to stage chronic rhinosinusitis.Aim: To assess changes in Lund-Mackay score after surgical or medical treatment of acromegaly and their relation to biochemical disease activity.Methods: Records of patients with paired (before and after treatment) pituitary/sinu...

ea0059p138 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | SFEBES2018

Outcomes of bilateral adrenalectomy in ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome

Samani Niraj , Fountas Athanasios , Chai Shu Teng , Gleeson Helena , Ayuk John , Arlt Wiebke , Toogood Andy , Gittoes Neil , Karavitaki Niki

Introduction: Bilateral adrenalectomy (BADx) is a treatment option in ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome refractory to other therapeutic modalities or can be an emergency measure in cases with severe manifestations of hypercortisolaemia.Aim: To review the outcomes of our patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing’s offered BADx.Methods: Records of patients with ACTH-dependent Cushing’s managed by BADx and seen in our Depart...

ea0065p292 | Neuroendocrinology | SFEBES2019

Cabergoline in the treatment of acromegaly: experience from a large pituitary centre

Samperi Irene , Lithgow Kirstie , Chai Shu Teng , Asia Miriam , Ahmed Shahzada , Paluzzi Alessandro , Tsermoulas George , Meade Sara , Sanghera Paul , Toogood Andy , Gittoes Neil , Ayuk John , Karavitaki Niki

Introduction: Cabergoline is one of the medical treatments in acromegaly; it can be used alone or in combination with other available agents.Aim: To review the efficacy of cabergoline in patients with acromegaly treated in our centre.Patients and methods: Patients with acromegaly on cabergoline were identified from our Pituitary Registry. Clinical/laboratory/imaging data were collected and analysed.Results: F...