Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090ep145 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2023

Hypocalcaemia induced dilated cardiomyopathy

Drugda Jan , Gabalec Filip , Hegarova Marketa , Lupinek Petr

Introduction: Dilated cardiomyopathy is the third most common reason for heart failure and transplantation worldwide. The etiology of dilated cardiomyopathy often remains unclear, but in certain cases we can discover the cause, which can then contribute to better and more causal treatment.Observation: We present a case of a 47-year-old man without any significant comorbidities in his medical history. In 2015 he underwent two hemithyroidectomies with a ne...

ea0099p162 | Thyroid | ECE2024

Falsely elevated thyroid function tests due to laboratory interference

Drugda Jan , Gabalec Filip , Hyšpler Radomir

Introduction: Thyroid function tests (thyroid hormones and thyreotropin) are frequently used by physicians all over the world. The interpretation is usually quite simple and straight-forward, however sometimes there is a strange discrepancy between the laboratory findings and clinical presentation. There are several potential explanations to this discrepancy and interference in laboratory assay may be one of them.Observation: We present a case of a 73-ye...