Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1016 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Total thyroidectomy in refractory amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis: a case series of 12 patients

Drescher Tilman , Clerici Thomas , Kolb Walter , Brandle Michael , Bilz Stefan

Introduction: Amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) occurs in 5–10% of patients and may occur at any time throughout the course of treatment including months after discontinuation. Two distinct forms of AIT are distinguished and treated differently. Iodine-induced hyperthyroidism, typically seen in patients with underlying thyroid disease, is referred to as typ1 AIT and treated with high doses of thionamide antithyroid drugs and perchlorate. Type 2 AIT is a destructive ...

ea0032p931 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

Idiopathic isolated ACTH deficiency presenting with severe hyponatraemia

Drescher Tilman , Ackermann Christoph , Batscher Irene , Krull Ina , Brandle Michael , Bilz Stefan

Introduction: Generously supported by IPSEN)-->Acquired isolated ACTH deficiency with normal secretion of the remaining pituitary hormones is a rare condition in the absence of exposure to exogenous glucocorticoids. The aetiology is assumed to be autoimmune in most adult cases with traumatic brain injury and radiation exposure being rare causes. Pituitary transcription factor mutations may be identified in congenital and childhood on...