Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep18 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Subclinical Cushing's syndrome and clinical implications in bilateral compared to unilateral adrenal incidentalomas: a meta-analysis

Paschou Stavroula A , Kandaraki Eleni , Dimitropoulou Fotini , Goulis Dimitrios G , Vryonidou Andromachi

Introduction: The aim of this study was to systematically review the literature for studies that have investigated possible differences in prevalence of subclinical Cushing’s syndrome (SCS) and related clinical implications between patients with unilateral (UAI) and bilateral adrenal incidentalomas (BAI) and to meta-analyze the best evidence available.Methods: Electronic databases PubMed, MEDLINE and EMBASE were systematically searched. Main study o...

ea0041gp219 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2016

Prognostic factors for tumor invasiveness in papillary thyroid microcarcinomas

Polymeris Antonios , Mizamtsidi Maria , Travlos Alexis , Katsoulis Georgios , Dimitropoulou Fotini , Dermentzoglou Alexandros , Kalogeris Nikolaos , Tzioras Constantinos , Vryonidou Andromachi

Introduction: Papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (PTMC) are usually considered low-risk tumors with favorable prognosis. However, a small percentage behaves aggressively and controversies exist for various prognostic factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate demographic and tumor specific characteristics related to PTMC invasiveness.Patients – methods: This is a retrospective study of 510 thyroidectomized patients with PTMC who were treated in t...