Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p902 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2018

Comparison of diabetes mellitus screening methods for women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Gallardo Gema Lopez

Objective: To compare screening strategies for type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired glucose tolerance (pre-DM) in woman with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).Design: Prospective study.Patient(s): Adult women with PCOS (n=62) according to NIH criteria.Main outcome measure (s): Subjects were screened for pre-DM and DM using a 2-hour glucose tolerance test (GTT), hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), or fasting...

ea0049ep1218 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Thyroid nodule size at ultrasound as a predictor of malignancy

Gallardo Gema Lopez , Sastre Julia , Gonzalez Abel , Arranz Sandra , Silva Julia , Valero Miguel Angel , Aranda Jaime

Introduction: Most thyroid nodules are benign. Some studies have shown largest nodule size, specially >4 cm, can predict malignancy and reduce fine needle aspiration (FNA) accuracy. Recent studies, however, have shown conflicting results as to whether nodule size may be used to distinguish at risk-lesions. We attempt to determine whether nodule size predicts thyroid malignancy and to examine accuracy of fine needle aspiration (FNA) by size.Material a...

ea0037ep1037 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Thyroidectomy: analysis of 184 cases in a single centre

Gallardo Gema Lopez , Alfonso Francisco Javier Gomez , Fernandez Julia Silva , Manzanares Alvaro Garcia , Gomez Ines Rosa , Iglesias Maria Lopez

Aim: To evaluate whether differences exist in terms of patient, radiological, tumour characteristics and surgical complications between malignant and benign thyroidectomy.Materials and methods: 184 correlatives cases of thyroidectomy during the period from October 2011 to October 2013 are analysed. Patient, ultrasound, tumour and complication characteristics are compared. Categorical data are reported as percentages. Characteristics between the two group...

ea0035p112 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2014

Surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism: a 10 years single-centre experience

Silva-Fernandez Julia , Garcia-Ruiz Rafael , Manzanares Alvaro Garcia , Gomez-Alfonso Francisco , Lopez-Gallardo Gema , Lopez-Iglesias Maria , Gomez-Garcia Ines

Objective: To describe the clinical characteristics and post-surgical outcome of our primary hyperparathyroidism case series.Methods: A retrospective cohort study of primary hyperparathyroidism patients who underwent surgery in the last 10 years in our centre. The medical records were reviewed to extract data. A statistical descriptive analysis was performed using mean and S.D. for continuous variables and percentages for qualitative varia...