Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p1010 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2013

Increased TRAb and/or low anti-TPO titers at diagnosis of Graves' disease (GD) are associated with an increased risk of developing ophthalmopathy after onset of GD

Lantz Mikael , Planck Tereza , Asman Peter , Hallengren Bengt

Objective: Patients with low thyroid peroxidase antibodies (anti-TPO) and increased TSH-receptor antibodies (TRAb) at diagnosis of Graves’ disease (GD) have been suggested to have an increased risk to develop Graves’ ophthalmopathy (GO). The aim was to evaluate if GO development can be predicted.Design: Observational study with registration of possible GD and GO risk factors.Methods: Three hundred and ninety nine patients...

ea0014oc1.7 | Thyroid clinical | ECE2007

Pregnant women on thyroxine substitution are often dysregulated in early pregnancy

Hallengren Bengt , Lantz Mikael , Andreasson Bengt , Grennert Lars

Background: Thyroid hormones are important for normal fetal development. The aim of this prospective study was to explore whether thyroxine treated pregnant women with hypothyroidism are adequately thyroxine substituted during pregnancy.Material and method: During the years 1997–2002 119 pregnancies in 101 females with thyroid diseases were followed at the Department of Endocrinology. The diagnoses were autoimmune thyroiditis (AIT) with or without h...