Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0034p6 | Bone | SFEBES2014

Impact of vitamin D replacement in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and co-existing vitamin D deficiency

Das Gautam , Eligar Vinay , Govindan Jyothish , Davies Stephen

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism may be associated with more severe and progressive disease. In such patients there is higher levels of parathormone and markers of bone turnover, large parathyroid adenomas and more frequent fractures than vitamin D replete patients.Aims and objectives: To determine whether vitamin D repletion of patients with PHPT and co-existing vitamin D insufficiency or defi...

ea0015p76 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

An unusual cause of bilateral adrenal incidentalomas

Govindan Jyothish , Nandini Cherukuri Vijay , Barkhuizen Angelique , Basu S , Baskar V , Buch H

A 45-year-old man presented with sudden onset left sided pleuritic chest pain and breathlessness. He was hypotensive and severely hypoxic and was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit. A chest X-ray was normal and an urgent computerised tomographic (CT) pulmonary angiogram showed the presence of extensive pulmonary emboli. The CT scan also showed bilateral adrenal “incidentalomas” with the right one being 8 cm and the left 6 cm in its longest dimension. He responded we...