Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0031p361 | Thyroid | SFEBES2013

Factors predicting the development of hypothyroidism after radioactive iodine treatment

Varghese Jeanny , Aye Mo , Wright Graham , Rigby A , England James , Sathyapalan Thozhukat , Atkin Stephen

Background: The use of radioactive iodine treatment (RAI) for the definitive treatment of benign hyperthyroid disorders has been well established. This study was conducted to determine the factors predicting the development of hypothyroidism following RAI therapy.Methods: All patients (n=104, 25 men, 79 women) who had RAI for hyperthyroidism between January 2008 and December 2009 were included. In 82.6% of patients antithyroid medications were u...

ea0025p326 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

The effect of parathyroidectomy on neuropsychological symptoms in patients with asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism

Kahal Hassan , Aye Mo , Rigby Alan , Sathyapalan Thozhukat , England James , Atkin Stephen

Introduction: With increased biochemical screening primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) is discovered incidentally while patients are still asymptomatic.Objective: To assess the impact of surgery on neuropsychological symptoms in people with apparent asymptomatic pHPT.Methods: Twenty-four patients with asymptomatic pHPT requiring parathyroidectomy, in accordance with NIH recommendations, were recruited prospectively between May 2005 ...