Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p497 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Impact of 2015 ATA guidelines in 131I prescription in low-risk DTC

Amaral Sara , Ivo Catarina , Cordeiro Raposo Nuno , Maciel Joana , Simoes-Pereira Joana , Vilar Helena , Leite Valeriano

Background: To minimize potential harm from overtreatment of low-risk thyroid cancers, the 2015 American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines recommend that radioactive iodine (RAI) ablation should not be routinely used in low-risk differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC). The present study aims to evaluate trends in RAI therapy in a tertiary center after the update of these Guidelines.Methods: Data from patients followed in a tertiary center with low-risk...

ea0070ep104 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Subtotal parathyroidectomy for the treatment of tertiary hyperparathyroidism

Cordeiro Raposo Nuno , Mourinho Bala Nadia , Pratas Sónia , Valadas Cristina

Tertiary hyperparathyroidism reflects parathyroid hyperplasia, with autonomous secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH), in spite of high plasma calcium concentration. Parathyroidectomy is an efficient therapy for stabilization of calcium and PTH metabolism in patients with end-stage kidney disease.We report a case of a 68-year old man with end-stage kidney disease under hemodialysis for nine years, due to long-standing uncontrolled hypertension. He presen...

ea0070aep979 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Primary Thyroid Teratoma – a rare diagnosis

Mourinho Bala Nádia , Guerra Sílvia , Cordeiro Raposo Nuno , Oliveira Helena , Madureira Rosa , Valadas Cristina

Introduction: A teratoma is a rare type of tumor deriving from the germ layer cells (ectoderm, mesoderm and endoderm), typically benign, more frequent in infants. Adult onset teratomas are most commonly gonadal cell tumors. Extra--gonadal teratomas generally affect the midline, most frequently anterior mediastinum, retroperitoneum, pineal and suprasellar area. Head and neck teratomas are an extremely rare entity and represent only 0.47–6% of all cases.<p class="abste...