Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep764 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Association of Basedow disease with pernicious anemia: a case report

Diaconescu Mihai Radu , Diaconescu Smaranda

Introduction: Immunologic background often present different association of two or more autoimmune diseases. However the coexistence of Basedow disease (BD) – the prototype of these disorders - with pernicious anemia (PA), sometimes as a component of pancytopenia, is rarely described. Between 50 patients operated on immunologic hyperthyroidism in a 20 years period only one case related this uncommon combination.Case report: AB, a 46-year-old woman w...

ea0041ep375 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Parathyroid adenomas: critical appraisal of surgical therapy in 18 cases

Radu Diaconescu Mihai , Diaconescu Smaranda

Background: Parathyroid adenomas represent the most common anatomoclinical variety of hyperparathyroidism.Material and method: From our experience of 84 cases of hyperparathyroidism – 20 primary and 64 ‘renal’ (CKD-MBD) – 18 patients underwent surgery for solitary adenomas of these glands. Clinical data, laboratory and imaging test results, surgical procedures and outcome were comprehensively analysed.Results: W...

ea0035p169 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Lipid Metabolism | ECE2014

Cardiothyreosis: pathogenic conjectures, clinical aspects and surgical approach

Diaconescu Mihai Radu , Datcu Georgeta , Datcu Mihai Dan , Diaconescu Smaranda

Background: The presence of striking cardiovascular manifestations was noted in the first descriptions of hyperthyroidism owing to Parry (1825) and Basedow (1840) in the famous Merseburger triad. Hyperthyroidism may either cause cardiac complication in individuals with a normal myocardium (genuine form of disorder) or complicate pre-existing cardiac troubles.Patients and methods: An homogenous series of 49 cardiothyreosis, 11 males and 38 females, aged 1...

ea0037ep1256 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Clinical features and surgical approach of thyroid pathology in patients over 65 years

Diaconescu Mihai Radu , Costea Ioan , Glod Mihai , Grigorovici Mirela , Diaconescu Smaranda

Introduction: The significant increase in the average lifespan of the general population lead to a proportional enhancement in the prevalence of benign and malignant thyroid conditions and equally the number of surgeries for this pathology.Patients and method: In a personal series of 464 thyroid disorders undergoing surgery over two decades we recorded 51 patients (21.5%) aged over 65 years of which 11 (2.4%) having over 75 years. Demographic, clinical a...

ea0032p330 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Persimonious indications for thyroidectomy in chronic thyroiditis

Diaconescu Mihai Radu , Glod Mihai , Costea Ioan , Grigorovici Mirela , Diaconescu Smaranda

Background: Chronic inflammatory processes of the thyroid represents an important proportion of the gland’s pathology but the majority of them must be treated by nonsurgical methods, thyroidectomy remaining circumstantially indicated.Patients and methods: In 14 cases (3%) from 464 operations for different thyroid lesions lesions we have encountered authentic inflammatory processes in nine cases of Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (two associated with pa...

ea0026p536 | Bone/calcium/Vitamin D | ECE2011

Total parathyroidectomy without autotransplantation in the surgical treatment of ‘refractory’ renal hyperparathyroidism

Diaconescu Mihai Radu , Glod Mihai , Costea Ioan , Grigorovici Mirela , Diaconescu Smaranda

Background: The optimal surgical technique in patients with refractory renal hyperparathyroidism (RHP) on hemodialysis for end stage renal disease is still a point of debates.The high percentage of recurrences after standard surgical procedures, i.e. subtotal parathyroidectomy (SPtx) and total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation (TPtx+At) reactualised the practice of total parathyroidectomy (TPtx).Patients and methods: Forty...