Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p45 | (1) | ECE2007

Progression of diabetic retinopathy in pregestational diabetes mellitus

Guerrero R , Martinez Brocca MA , Pomares MA , Palma S , Gonzalez I , Acosta D , Moreno E , Villamil F

Background: Pregnancy may adversely affect the progression of diabetic retinopathy and can have serious implications for the pregnant women.Aim: To asses the impact of pregnancy on the progression of diabetic retinopathy in women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus and to identify risk factors for the progression of retinopathy during pregnancy.Methods: 306 diabetic women, 229 (75.4%) with type 1 and 77 (23.9%) with type 2 di...

ea0014p541 | (1) | ECE2007

Ketoconazole before transsphenoidal surgery in Cushing’s disease patiens as a good alternative to glucocorticoids perioperatory treatment

Venegas E , Soto A , Vazquez M , Guerrero R , Pumar A , Montero JM , Garcia N , Mangas MA , Leon A , Leal-Cerro A

Cushing’s disease is a debilitating endocrinopathy characterized by excessive cortisol levels in the blood which may be produced from tumours of the pituitary gland. The only way to achieve long term cure of Cushing’s disease is by Transphenoidal removal of the adenoma. ketoconazole, inhibit steroid (cortisol) production in the adrenal glands.The use of glucocorticids treatment before and after hypophisectomy is a classic management in the peri...