Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p426 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Early on evaluation of hearing function with transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and distortion product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAE) in type 2 diabetic patients without hypertension

Dikbas Oguz , Apuhan Tayfun , Altunrende Burcu , Erdurmus Mesut , Tosun Mehmet , Ozturk Serkan

Objective: Altered hearing function in diabetic patients has been found in both pure tone audiometry and otoacoustic emissions (OAEs). We intended to evaluate the cochlear function with both DPOAE and TEOAE in patients with DM without polyneuropathy and hypertension.Patients and methods: Study group consisted of type 2 diabetic patients and healthy control group consisted of healthy age and sex matched volunteers. Detailed ear examination, pure tone audi...

ea0035p1048 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Adherence of levothyroxine treatment in primary hypothyroid patients in Turkey: a multicenter study

Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Keskin Lezzan , Atmaca Aysegul , Dikbas Oguz , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Sahin Ibrahim , Yalin Serap , Yilmaz Murat , Uygur Melin , Yazici Dilek , Sarac Fulden , Sancak Seda , Sekizkardes Sibel , Asmaz Ozlem

Non adherence to medication schedules by patients with chronic illnesses has long been recognized as a problem. The aim of this study is to evaluate levothyroxine (L-T4) compliance, daily dosage and TSH levels under treatment in primary hypothyroid patients.We included 1636 primary hypothyroid patients over 1 year under L-T4 (F/M: 1469/167, 46±13 years of age) included from 11 tertiary health care ...