Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0094p60 | Metabolism, Obesity and Diabetes | SFEBES2023

Predictors of weight loss in a secondary care tier 3 specialist weight management service

Adapa Shashank , Hameed Saira , Izzi-Engbeaya Chioma

Background: A four-tiered system is currently in place for weight management in the National Health Service (NHS). Tier 3 comprises specialist weight management services and aims for a clinically meaningful weight loss of ≥5%, as recommended by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Within the Imperial Weight Centre (IWC), patients receive support from a multi-disciplinary team including endocrinologists, surgeons, dietitians, nurs...

ea0056p48 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2018

Percutaneous microwave ablation of adrenal remnant tissue. A novel treatment modality for persistent Cushing’s disease

Ramli Rozana , Almazrouei Raya , Hameed Saira , Wernig Florian , Sam Amir , Leen Edward , Palazzo Fausto , Mendoza Nigel , Hatfield Emma , Martin Niamh , Meeran Karim

A 29-year-old lady presented with features of Cushing’s syndrome in October 2014. Investigations confirmed ACTH–dependent Cushing’s syndrome. An MRI scan showed a 4.5 mm right-sided pituitary lesion and subsequent inferior petrosal sinus sampling confirmed a central source of ACTH hypersecretion. She underwent trans-sphenoidal pituitary surgery in January 2015. Histology confirmed a corticotroph adenoma with a Ki-67 proliferation index of 1%. However, a mean cor...