Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1306 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy associated with levothyroxine over-replacement

Balsa Ana Margarida , Ferreira Raquel , Dantas Rosa , Guimaraes Joana

Background: Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is characterised by acute, transient left ventricular apical ballooning precipitated by emotional or physiologically stressful stimuli and has been previously associated with GravesÂ’ disease based on few clinical reports. More recently, the association with exogenous thyrotoxicosis and radioiodine-induced thyroiditis has also been described. Iatrogenic hyperthyroidism on patients under levothyroxine replacement therapy for hypothy...

ea0022p120 | Bone/Calcium | ECE2010

Estradiol and testosterone levels in diabetic type 2 men with low bone density and osteoporosis

Mascarenhas Mario Rui , Barbosa Ana Paula , Nobre Ema , Goncalves Ana , Simoes Vera , Camolas Jose , Carvalho Maria Raquel , Ferreira Joana , Vieira Joao , Pinto David Santos , Bicho Manuel , do Carmo Isabel

Osteoporosis and diabetes mellitus type 2 (DM2) have severe health consequences, with high morbidity and mortality risks.Aims: To study the differences of the sex steroid hormones levels and the free androgen index (FAI) in DM2 men with low BMD and osteoporosis and their relationships with BMD.Materials and methods: In 317 men with DM2, the BMD (g/cm2) was evaluated at the lumbar spine (L1-L4), at t...