Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep703 | Growth hormone IGF axis - basic | ECE2016

High normal TSH – risk factor for subclinical hypothyroidism in GH treatement for pituitary dwarfism?

Belceanu Alina Daniela , Bursuc Anamaria , Armasu Ioana , Constantinescu Georgiana Andreea , Crumpei Iulia , Leustean Letitia , Anton Mihaela , Vulpoi Carmen

Background: Normal thyroid function is necessary for the optimal effect of recombinant growth hormone (rhGH) on growth rate. GH therapy in children with GH deficiency (GHD) has yielded conflicting results concerning its impact on thyroid function. Data about patients developing subclinical hypothyroidism (SH) are scanty, but it is thought to be associated with impairment of metabolic profile and lower growth response.Objective: To evaluate the effect of ...

ea0041ep945 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2016

Sudden global health impairment in a male patient– could it be hypohysitis?

Bursuc Anamaria , Belceanu Alina Daniela , Armasu Ioana , Constantinescu Georgiana Andreea , Esanu Anda , Manciuc Carmen , Crumpei Felicia , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: Hypophysitis is a chronic inflammatory condition of the pituitary gland which typically presents with hypopituitarism and a pituitary mass. The disease is rare, with an estimated incidence of 1/9000000. Most reported cases are in women during peripartum period and only approximately 15% of reported cases occur in males.Case report: Male patient, aged 57, smoker, with a history of hypertension, just returned from India, presented with anorex...

ea0037ep626 | Obesity and cardiovascular endocrinology | ECE2015

Obesity and breast cancer – does size matter?

Armasu Ioana , Crumpei Iulia , Volovat Constantin , Belceanu Alina Daniela , Constantinescu Georgiana Andreea , Tofan Mariana , Ungureanu Maria Christina , Leustean Letitia , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: The epidemic of obesity has risen many health concerns, beneath the metabolic syndrome. One of these problems is the effect of obesity on cancer evolution. Populational studies have shown a direct correlation of BMI with worse prognostic, life quality and occurrence of comorbidities in neoplastic diseases, one of the most studied being breast cancer.Patients and methods: We retrospectively analysed the evolution of postmenopausal obese and ...