Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep713 | Male Reproduction | ECE2016

An audit on evaluation and management of men with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism in a district general hospital in South-Wales

Hamdan Khaliq , Davies Stephen , Kalhan Atul

Introduction: The current Endocrine Society guidelines (2010) recommend biochemical and radiological evaluation of men with HH to ascertain underlying hypothalamic and/or pituitary aetiology although the cost-effectiveness of this strategy is yet to be established. We did a retrospective audit to ascertain epidemiology, management and diagnostic outcomes for men with HH in our hospital practice against the current Endocrine society guidelines.Methods: A ...

ea0034p6 | Bone | SFEBES2014

Impact of vitamin D replacement in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and co-existing vitamin D deficiency

Das Gautam , Eligar Vinay , Govindan Jyothish , Davies Stephen

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism may be associated with more severe and progressive disease. In such patients there is higher levels of parathormone and markers of bone turnover, large parathyroid adenomas and more frequent fractures than vitamin D replete patients.Aims and objectives: To determine whether vitamin D repletion of patients with PHPT and co-existing vitamin D insufficiency or defi...

ea0031p102 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2013

Tumours metastatic to the pituitary gland presenting with atypical symptoms

Udiawar Maneesh , Santhosh HS , Bolusani Hemanth , Davies Stephen , Okosieme Buchi

We report two cases with initial presentation of sudden onset ophthalmoplegia in i) a patient recently diagnosed with breast carcinoma and ii) a patient subsequently diagnosed with carcinoma lung. The first patient (68 years) was referred to the tertiary endocrine unit with a 2 weeks history of visual loss associated with 3rd cranial nerve palsy in her right eye and with a temporal hemianopia in her left eye. MRI showed an enhancing sellar and suprasellar mass. Initial biochem...

ea0013p50 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2007

Ectopic peptide production by phaeochromocytomas

Owen Penelope , Coombes David Scott , Gill Ben Hope , Davies Stephen , Scanlon Maurice , Rees Aled

A 67 year old female presented with hypertension, oedema and cough. A CT scan of her abdomen showed an enlarged left adrenal gland. Urinary free cortisols were grossly elevated and low dose dexamethasone suppression testing confirmed CushingÂ’s Syndrome. 24 hour catecholamines were also elevated consistent with a diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma. ACTH levels were high (690 pg/ml) but pituitary MRI was normal. She was commenced on alpha and beta blockade in preparation for su...