Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p134 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Primary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency. therapeutic implications

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Gkountouvas Anastasios , Xanthakou Eleni , Keramidas Ioannis , Chatjimarkou Fotini , Kaldrymidis Philippos

Primary hyperparathyroidism is a rather frequent disorder characterized by high plasma PTH and calcium. Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in all areas of the world. Vitamin D deficiency has been described in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. When present, vitamin D deficiency may be associated with large size parathyroid adenomas and musculoskeletal pain.The aim was to describe two cases of primary hyperparathyroidism and vitamin D deficiency.</...

ea0032p172 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology &amp; Lipid Metabolism | ECE2013

Lipid levels in acromegaly

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Gkountouvas Anastasios , Keramidas Ioannis , Xanthakou Eleni , Chatjimarkou Fotini , Kaldrymidis Philippos

Acromegaly is known to be associated with increased cardiovascular risk. Additionally, acromegaly is known to be associated with disordered carbohydrate metabolism. Lipid levels in acromegaly have not been extensively studied. The aim was to study lipid levels in acromegaly.Methods: In 32 patients with newly diagnosed acromegaly lipid levels were studied. In particular total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels were measu...