Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p450 | Diabetes complications | ECE2018

Neurosensorial hearing loss in type 2 diabetic patients

Golemi Ersida , Kuci Anjeza , Myrtaj Elira , Ylli Agron

Introduction: There is a connection between neurosensorial hearing loss and tipe 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a systemic chronic disease that affects the vessels and nerves. There are 415 million people all over the world that suffer from diabetes. There is not a clear mechanism of how diabetes is related to hearing loss but it s possible that the high blood glucose levels associated with diabetes cause damage to the small blood vessels in the inner ear, similar to the way in wich ...

ea0041ep1142 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

Accuracy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy in Albanian experience

Golemi Ersida , Ylli Dorina , Alimehmeti Mehdi , Hysi Gerond , Nelaj Ermir , Spahiu Edi , Ylli Agron

Background: Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is the gold standard in detecting thyroid cancer. The overall incidence of thyroid cancer is 9–13% in patients with thyroid nodule that are eligible for FNAB. If the sample taken is sufficient, a negative FNA-B response eliminates the carcinoma risk in 98–99% of cases.The aim of the study: To access the role of FNAB in the early diagnosis of thyroid cancer in Albania.Materi...

ea0041ep458 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2016

Identification of LADA in normal weight diabetic Albanian population

Husi Gerond , Golemi Ersida , Ylli Dorina , Kelmendi Matilda , Furreraj Thanas , Hoxha Violeta , Petrela Elizana , Ylli Zamira , Kolici Emirvina

Background: Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) constitutes 5–10% of the population with diabetes. Early diagnosis of LADA prevents misdiagnostification of type 2 diabetes and helps in the optimal treatment of patients, while maintaining a residual B cell function and delaying the time of their destruction.Aim: The aim of the study identifying groups with higher risk of LADA in an Albanian population.Material and metho...