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ea0035p256 | Clinical case reports Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2014

An unusual case of reversible empty sella

Triggiani Vincenzo , Giagulli Vito Angelo , Guastamacchia Edoardo

A 22-year-old female complaining about irregular menses associated to a slight increase of serum PRL and the recent onset of headache, nausea, dizziness, photophobia, occasional diplopia, visual impairment, anxiety and panic attacks was evaluated for the possible presence of a cerebral mass with intracranial hypertension. Fundoscopic examination and visual field were both normal. There was an empty sella with a flattened pituitary gland along the floor of the pituitary fossa a...

ea0037ep629 | Obesity and cardiovascular endocrinology | ECE2015

IGF-1 levels correlate with T3 status in chronic heart failure outpatients: preliminary data

Triggiani Vincenzo , Iacoviello Massimo , Leone Marta , Giagulli Vito Angelo , Guastamacchia Edoardo , Salzano Andrea , Bobbio Emanuele , Arcopinto Michele , Cittadini Antonio

Background: A variety of hormones may be down-regulated in CHF patients. Impaired activity of the GH/IGF-1 axis has been described and is associated with poor clinical status and outcome. Moreover, a decrease in serum T3 is correlated to the severity of the heart disease as assessed by the NYHA classification. Aim of this study was to evaluate a possible correlation between IGF-1 levels and T3 status in a cohort of CHF outpatients.M...