Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p858 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Consensus on the management of acromegaly in Spain

Bernabeu Ignacio , Camara Rosa , Marazuela Monica , Domingo Manel Puig

Objective: To find consensus on issues that may raise clinical doubts in the management of patients with acromegaly in Spain.Methods: Nominal group and Delphi methodology was followed. Four experts on acromegaly were selected, who defined important clinical questions in the management of acromegaly. A set recommendations were proposed to solve these questions. Subsequently, a group of 30 additional endocrinologits from all over Spain was selected accordi...

ea0037ep1052 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Percutaneous ethanol injection as a first line treatment of cystic thyroid nodules: experience after its introduction in a university hospital

Reverter Jordi L , Alonso Nuria , Ordonez Isabel , Cuadrado Maribel , Cano Lucia , Mauricio Didac , Domingo Manel Puig

Objectives: To evaluate the efficacy, safety and patient’s pain perception of percutaneous ethanol injection treatment (PEIT) as an alternative to surgery in symptomatic thyroid cysts.Patients and methods: Thirty consecutive patients (mean age: 46±10 years; 82% women) with symptomatic thyroid cysts relapsed after drainage were included. In all cases, cytology prior to treatment, maximum cyst diameter and volume were determined. PEIT was conduct...

ea0014p219 | (1) | ECE2007

Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in old men and its relation to ghrelin

Alfaro Sergio Rueda , Serra-Prat Mateu , Fernández Cristián Fernández , Palomera Elisabet , Casamitjana Roser , Domingo Manel Puig

Aim: To study the prevalence of metabolic syndrome (MS) and its relation with ghrelin in old men.Material and methods: Prospective-population based study (2002–2005) in which 153 independently living men older than 70 y were included. Comorbidities, physical exam, BMI, blood pressure were recorded and blood sample taken for biochemical and hormonal determinations. Metabolic syndrome was defined using IDF criteria.Results: MS w...