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ea0035p121 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2014

Retrospective evaluation of patients with primary hyperparathyroidism in Konya Meram Faculty of Medicine

Turan Elif , Kaya Ahmet , Savut Bulent , Gonulalan Gulsum , Kulaksizoglu Mustafa

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP), is generalized with calcium, phosphate, and bone metabolism disorder due to increased PTH secretion. It’s common in fifth and sixth decades. Nowadays, it’s widely detected by measurement of blood calcium and may be presented with minimal or no symptoms.Design: 102 patients with PHP admitted to Department of Endocrinology, between years of 2008–2013 were analyzed.Result...

ea0026p201 | Pituitary | ECE2011

Evaluation of aortic stiffness in the acromegaly patients with remission

Karatay Eylem , Cakal Erman , Gonulalan Gulsum , Dogan Mehmet , Bozkurt Nujen Colak , Ozbek Mustafa , Delibasi Tuncay

Objective: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the most important cause of mortality in acromegaly patients. Noninvasive assessment of aortic stiffness which can be used as an predictor of atherosclerosis, may be of benefit in acromegaly patients for early diagnosis of CVD. We evaluated the aortic elasticity parameters of acromegalic patients in remission and compared with healthy controls.Methods and results: Study subjects consisted of 20 patients with a...

ea0022p139 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2010

Echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness in acromegaly patients

Gonulalan Gulsum , Ozbek Mustafa , Cakir Evrim , Colak Nujen , Cakal Erman , Delibasi Tuncay

Objective: Acromegaly is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, mostly due to cardiovascular complications. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the echocardiographic epicardial fat thickness in acromegaly patients.Methods and results: We evaluated 25 consecutive patients with acromegaly (15 females, 10 males, mean age 44.5±10.1 years), and 22 age-matched control subjects (12 females, 10 males, mean age 37.40±7.5 years...