Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p843 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

The results of sandostatin LAR therapy in acromegalic patients

Galesanu Corina , Grozavu Ilinka , Loghin Andra , Florescu Alexandru , Haba Danisia

Introduction: Somatostatin analogs, formerly used as adjuvants in acromegaly treatment, are widely used as primary treatment today.Objective: To investigate the efficacy of octreotide therapy in acromegalic patients as primary or secondary therapy.Materials and methods: Four acromegalic patients diagnosed at the Endocrinological Clinic (males, mean age 35–75 years, age range 26–49 years, all patients with macroadenoma) we...

ea0041ep304 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Association of two aggressive tumors (prolactinoma and multiple meningioma) – difficult issue, difficult management

Constantinescu Georgiana , Belceanu Alina , Haba Danisia , Constantinescu Aurora , Rotariu Daniel , Bursuc Anamaria , Armasu Ioana , Preda Cristina , Vulpoi Carmen

Introduction: The coexistence of pituitary adenoma and meningiomas is very rare. It is debatable if meningiomas result as a consequence of hormone dependent growth or secondary to radiation.We report a rare case of coexisting brain tumors: a prolactin secreting pituitary adenoma and two meningiomas in a 54-year-old female patient.Case report: Onset at 46 years with bitemporal hemianopsia, without other clinical complaints. MRI conf...