Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0082wg2 | Workshop G: Disorders of appetite and weight | SFEEU2022

Bariatric surgery in lady living with HIV: Safe and effective operation?

Soo Choi Ji , H Ahmed Mohamed , Mital Dushyant

Introduction: Bariatric surgery was shown to treat obesity and decrease cardiovascular risk such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and hypertension. In individuals living with HIV, bariatric surgery can alter oral bioavailability of anti-viral therapy through its impact on the intestinal pH, intestinal transit time and first pass mechanism. This can have adverse impact on CD4 count and viral load (VL). Nevertheless, numerous studies highlight that bariatric surgery does not hav...

ea0082wd2 | Workshop D: Disorders of the adrenal gland | SFEEU2022

Addison”s disease in individual living with HIV: is Covid-19 the culprit?

Soo Choi Ji , Mital Dushyant , H Ahmed Mohamed , Mansoor Raza Mohamed

Introduction: There are emerging reports showing the relationship between human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Covid-19 and adrenal insufficiency. This was attributed to thrombotic events and necrosis, leading to hypoadrenalism. The HIV virus can also lead to Addison”s disease due to destruction of adrenal gland. Prevalence of adrenal infarction with COVID-19 was found to be 23% and 88% this was shown to be affecting both adrenal glands. Case report:...

ea0094p197 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2023

Hypokalemia associated with Meropenem administration: a case report

Al-Qaysi Amina , Timamy Abdulmalik , Fernandes Alysid , Chizooma Eugine , H Ahmed Mohamed , Owles Henry , Panourgia Maria

Introduction: Hypokalemia is one of the commonly encountered electrolyte derangements in clinical practice. Numerous conditions and certain medications can trigger hypokalemia such as Piperacillin/Tazobactam, Flucloxacillin, Cephalexin and Vancomycin.Case report: A 72-year-old lady was admitted following a fall sustaining a right neck of femur fracture. Prior to this admission, she was on chemotherapy for non-small cell ...