Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022oc5.6 | Reproduction & Thyroid | ECE2010

Universal screening detects twice more thyroid disorders in early pregnancy than targeted high-risk case finding

Horacek Jiri , Spitalnikova Sylvie , Dlabalova Blanka , Malirova Eva , Vizda Jaroslav , Svilias Ioannis , McGrath Catherine , Maly Jaroslav

Screening of thyroid disorders in pregnancy has been a matter of controversy. Recent recommendations favour targeted high-risk case finding though this approach may miss a significant number of those affected (Vaidya et al. JCEM 2007).Among 398 non-selected women in the 10th week of pregnancy, thyrotropin (IRMA) >3.5 mIU/l was found in 10.3%, free thyroxine (RIA) <10 pmol/l in 2% and thyroperoxidase antibodies (RIA) >50 IU/ml in...

ea0032p1042 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Haemodialysis-induced changes in thyroid hormones and thyrotropin

Horacek Jiri , Sulkova Sylvie Dusilova , Malirova Eva , Dlabalova Blanka , Safranek Roman , Kubisova Michaela , Kalousova Marta , Maly Jaroslav , Zak Pavel

Introduction: In end-stage renal disease (ESRD), thyroid function tests are often abnormal, and their interpretation is not always straightforward. While haemodialysis (HD) procedure has well-established profound effects on the serum levels of a variety of molecules no such data have been published on thyroid hormones.Methods: In 110 ESRD patients, total and free thyroxine (T4 and fT4), total and free triiodothyronine (T3...