Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022p783 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Changing trends in the incidence of thyroid carcinoma in a single clinical centre

Anielski Ryszard , Cichon Stanislaw , Trofimiuk Malgorzata , Orlicki Pawel , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja

Introduction: The incidence of the thyroid carcinoma (TC) is relatively low, although its increase has been observed in the last 20 years.Aim: A comparative clinical and epidemiological analysis of two cohorts of patients surgically treated for the thyroid diseases in the Endocrine Surgery Department in Cracow during two five-year periods: 1982–1986 and 2000–2005.Material and methods: Two subsets of patients, who underwen...

ea0020p299 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Nuroendocrine tumours of unusual localization

Trofimiuk Malgorzata , Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Pach Dorota , Sowa-Staszczak Anna , Szybinski Piotr , Kulig Jan , Anielski Ryszard , Cichon Stanislaw , Matlok Maciej , Karcz Danuta , Bonicki Wieslaw

Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) are rare neoplasm arising from dispersed endocrine system. Their incidence is estimated to be five cases per 100 000 population, although the true incidence may be higher as the consequence of often oligosymptomatic course of disease and indolent behaviour of NETs. The most typical localization of NETs is gastrointestinal tract and bronchi. However they may develop in every organ of the body containing neuroendocrine cells. The diagnosis of NET is...