Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p298 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Hypercalciuria in a patient with central diabetes insipidus

Ginis Alexandros , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Central diabetes insipidus is characterized by increased water excretion which is corrected by the administration of antidiuretic hormone. Hypercalciuria is known to be associated with osteoporosis. The aim was to describe the case of a patient with central diabetes insipidus, hypercalciuria, vitamin D deficiency and severe osteoporosis.The case of a patient, female aged 64 years, presenting with central diabetes insipidus, hypercalciuria, vitamin D defi...

ea0070ep42 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2020

Evaluation of pulmonary function and dyspnea index in Greek COPD patients with at least one metabolic comorbidity versus the population of the study without comorbidities – AEOLOS study

Tryfon Stavros , Maniakos Nikolaos , Ginis Alexandros , Markou Ioanna-Laoutselnta

Introduction: Metabolic disorder has been frequently observed in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. In particular, metabolic comorbidities exert a major impact on patients’ morbidity and mortality. Diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia and osteoporosis are among the most commonly reported metabolic comorbidities in patients with chronic lung disease. COPD patients with comorbidities, such as metabolic disease, are generally more dyspnoeic and have worse hea...

ea0070ep128 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Asthma control and quality of life in greek patients with metabolic disorders. Results from BOREAS study

Laparidou Sotiria , Seferlis Vasilios , Bertoli Maria , Papanastasiou Polyanthi , Ginis Alexandros

Introduction: Asthma is often associated with various comorbidities, which may affect its clinical intensity and severity. The mechanisms of adult–onset asthma may include several metabolic and inflammatory components that are common to the other diseases such as obesity, metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), cardiovascular diseases and psychiatric diseases.Objectives: Assessment of asthma symptom control and QoL in a subgroup of ast...

ea0070ep65 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Differential clinical expression of primary hyperparathyroidism due to a parathyroid adenoma or hyperplasia

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Athanassiou Lambros , Ginis Alexandros , Fortis Athanasios , Kalogirou Thomais , Athanassiou Panagiotis

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism is nowadays frequently diagnosed due to routine blood calcium measured in the general biochemical profile. Primary hyperparathyroidism may be due to a parathyroid adenoma or parathyroid hyperplasia. Parathyroid adenoma may occur in the area of the parathyroid glands or may be ectopic.Aim: The aim was to describe the differential clinical expression of primary hyperparathyroidism due to an adenoma or hyperplasia i...

ea0070ep89 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Cortisol secreting adrenal adenoma. A clinically silent cause of osteoporosis

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , ATHANASSIOU Lambros , Ginis Alexandros , Manta Erasmia , Tsakiridis Pavlos , Giannakopoulos Andreas , Pastroudis Alexandros , Athanassiou Panagiotis

Adrenal adenomas are nowadays frequently diagnosed in the context of abdominal imaging. Osteoporosis may be a presenting manifestation of a cortisol producing adrenal adenoma. The aim was to present two cases of patients diagnosed and treated for osteoporosis who later in the course of the disease were diagnosed with a cortisol producing adrenal adenoma. Two patients, female aged 53 and 56 years, respectively, presented with osteoporosis. T score was −2.8 and &#...