Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep774 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Evaluation of factors associated with presence and growth of thyroid nodules in patients with acromegaly

Pascual-Corrales Eider , Valderrabano Herrero Pablo , Quiñones de Silva Jonathan , Baonza Saiz Gonzalo , Martínez Vaello Victoria , Araujo Castro Marta

Objective: To investigate factors associated with the presence and growth rate of thyroid nodules(TN) in patients with acromegaly.Methods: We retrospectively evaluated the medical records of 52 patients with acromegaly followed in our institution (University Hospital Ramón y Cajal). The frequencies of TN and papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) and potential factors associated with nodular thyroid disease (NTD) were investigated. In patients with NTD (<em...

ea0070ep92 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Bone mineral density in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Assessment of vitamin D status, treatment and other associated risk factors

Puerma Ruiz Joaquin , Martín González Alba , Napky Jose , Gutiérrez Oliet Mercedes , Villa López Gema , Rubio García Rafael , Pulido Federico , Lora David , Alló Gonzalo , Martínez Diaz-Guerra Guillermo

Introduction: In patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, the prevalence of osteoporosis is higher in comparison with the general population. Anti-retroviral therapy (ART) use seems to be a possible risk factor there is also high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency among people living with HIV.Objectives: To describe bone mineral density (BMD) status in HIV-infected patients as well as its associated risk factors such as vit D levels.</...