Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059oc5.1 | Adrenal | SFEBES2018

Timed urinary steroid profiling of patients with different degrees of cortisol excess: a proposal for a new test for the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome

Prete Alessandro , Taylor Angela E , Schiffer Lina , Nestola Manuela , Pignata Luisa , Corsello Salvatore M , Arlt Wiebke

Background: Cushing’s syndrome (CS) is caused by endogenous cortisol excess and is associated with significant morbidity. Twenty-four-hour urinary cortisol is one of the most useful tools to diagnose CS although it has limitations, especially in “mild” and “subclinical” forms of cortisol excess. We hypothesized that given the diurnal rhythm of physiological cortisol secretion, night-time urinary glucocorticoid excretion should be lower than day-time ex...

ea0063gp190 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine - Clinical | ECE2019

Management and outcome of pregnancies in women with adrenal insufficiency: experience from a retrospective European study

Bothou Christina , Anand Gurpreet , Kienitz Tina , Seejore Khyatisha , Simeoli Chiara , Ward Emma G , Paragliola Rosa Maria , Ferrigno Rosario , Badenhoop Klaus , Bensing Sophie , Oksnes Marianne , Drake William , Wahlberg Jeanette , Reisch Nicole , Hahner Stefanie , Pearce Simon , Trainer Peter , Etzrodt-Walter Gwendolin , Thalmann Sebastien P , Saevik AEse B , Husebye Eystein , Isidori Andrea M , Falhammar Henrik , Meyer Gesine , Corsello Salvatore M , Pivonello Rosario , Murray Robert , Quinkler Marcus , Beuschlein Felix

Background and aims: Recommendations for the management of pregnancies in patients with adrenal insufficiency (AI) are scarce. The aim of this study was to analyse current clinical approaches in seventeen specialized centers across Europe with a particular focus on maternal and fetal outcome.Patients: 95 pregnancies in 86 patients with AI of different aetiology [Addison’s disease (n=37), secondary AI (n=22), congenital adrenal hype...