Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022p420 | Endocrine tumours &amp; neoplasia (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by Novartis</emphasis>) | ECE2010

Prolactinoma registry- usefulness of a web tool

Gavan Vadim , Taslitchi Cristian , Dobrescu Ruxandra , Badiu Corin

Prolactinoma registry is part of the Romanian national Registry of Endocrine Tumors system (, which allows the collection and provides epidemiological data concerning the prevalence of age and sex distribution, therapy and its basic results. The centers involved are the medical universities and expertise centers in Romania, centers in which exist enough experience and resources to diagnose, treat and monitor the evolution of the...

ea0026p187 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2011

The role of the Diphereline (Triptoreline) test in the etiological diagnosis of gonadal dysfunction

Dobrescu Ruxandra , Militaru Roxana , Jercalau Simona , Gavan Vadim , Caragheorgheopol Andra , Badiu Corin

Objective: To assess the usefulness of the GnRH analogue Diphereline (Triptoreline) in the evaluation of central gonadal dysfunction in children and adults.Methods: A 18-month retrospective study of dynamic testing of the hypothalamic pituitary gonadal axis in 36 patients, 10 prepubescent children (<13 years for girls and 14 years for boys) and 26 postpubescent subjects. The children were investigated for disorders of sexual development while the adu...

ea0026p366 | Adrenal medulla | ECE2011

Impact of surgery upon lipid profile in a case series of pheochromocytoma

Badiu Corin , Jercalau Simona , Gavan Vadim , Dobrescu Ruxandra , Tomulescu Victor , Beuran Mircea , Stefanescu Ana Maria

In pheochromocytoma, intense lypolitic activity may lead to altered lipid profile, which can reverse after tumour removal.Aim: In this study, we evaluated before and at 3 months after surgery for a cathecholamine secreting tumour, a group of 19 patients diagnosed with pheochromocytoma (17) or paraganglioma (2).Patients and methods: 13 women and 6 men, aged 53.68±12.75 years (36–75), presented with a clinical picture of pa...

ea0026p647 | Clinical case reports | ECE2011

Ovarian hyperthecosis with type 2 diabetes mellitus and severe insulin resistance in postmenopausal woman

Gavan Vadim , Caragheorgheopol Andra , Vaduva Adrian , Poalelungi Crsitian , Lichiardopol Radu , Badiu Corin

Introduction: Ovarian hyperthecosis is a rare cause of severe hyperandrogenism. Unlike PCOS, it is also described in postmenopausal women.We report the case of a 67-year-old obese (BMI=37.5 kg/m2) and dyslipidemic woman, gravid 5 para 3, menopause at 49, with poor controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (HbA1c=10%). She was in treatment with insulin for the last 12 years, currently on 168 U/24 h (1.71 U/kg)- indicating severe insulin resistance, c...