Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073aep629 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Long-term outcomes of radioiodine therapy in toxic solitary thyroid nodules

Puga Francisca , Teresa Pereira Maria , Cláudia Freitas , Helena Cardoso Maria

IntroductionThe toxic solitary thyroid nodule is a major cause of hyperthyroidism, especially in iodine-deprived regions. The most widely used therapy is iodine-131, which is effective in achieving normal thyroid function and reducing nodule dimensions, however, it may induce hypothyroidism. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of radioiodine therapy in patients with toxic solitary nodules and to determine predictive factors for the develop...

ea0090ep1123 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

Trends in Prescription of Anti-Diabetic Drugs and Metabolic Control in Type 2 Diabetes: 2015/2016 vs. 2020/2021

Soares Daniela , Palma Isabel , Helena Neto Maria , Fraga Mariana , Pereira Joel , Guimaraes Rosa , Helena Cardoso Maria , Maia Ariana , Ferreira Lia

Introduction: The development of new pharmacological classes for type 2 diabetes (T2D) treatment with extra-glycaemic benefits has led to the update of the treatment algorithm, presenting new effective alternatives to patientsÂ’ insulinization. The present study aims to evaluate the evolution of prescription and its impact in metabolic control of patients enrolled on an educational diabetes program of a tertiary hospital.Objectives: To evaluate trend...

ea0070aep1101 | Hot topics (including COVID-19) | ECE2020

Measurement of calcitonin in nodular thyroid disease approach: The experience of a tertiary centre

Benido Silva Vânia , Teresa Pereira Maria , Carlos Oliveira José , Freitas Cláudia , Helena Cardoso Maria

Introduction: It is universally accepted that calcitonin (CT), a hormone secreted by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid, is a specific, sensitive and early marker of Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (CMT), with higher diagnostic accuracy than fine needle aspiration biopsy(FNAB). However, the routine measurement of serum CT during assessment of nodular thyroid disease (NTD) remains controversial due to rarity of this cancer and possible false positive results.<p class="abst...

ea0073ep111 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

’Not everything is as it seems’ – a case report of Ketosis-Prone diabetes

Guilherme V. de Assunção , Fonseca Liliana , Benido Silva Vania , Teresa Pereira Maria , Vilaverde Joana , Dores Jorge , Helena Cardoso Maria

IntroductionKetosis-Prone Diabetes (KPD) is a heterogeneous condition that shares clinical characteristics of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. It is usually a challenging diagnosis because patients are prone to develop diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) without having the classic clinical phenotype of autoimmune type 1 diabetes.Case reportA Caucasian 26-years-old female with known history of renal transplant, morbid obes...