Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p447 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Evaluation of thyroid surgery: 10 years of experience in a Military Hospital

Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Carlos , Carvalho Raquel , Guerra Paulo , Passos Dolores , Vilar Helena , Lopes Luis , Castro Joao

Introduction: Thyroid surgery is nowadays associated with low morbidity and extremely low mortality. A consistent association has been observed between high surgical volume and better outcomes. Patients who undergo surgery by a skilled surgeon have fewer complications. On the other hand, different surgical techniques have been associated with different outcomes. Since 1997, thyroid diseases are treated in our department by a multidisciplinary team.Object...

ea0026p448 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Fine needle aspiration biopsy in thyroid nodular disease: 10 years of experience in a Military University Hospital

Marcelino Mafalda , Andre Saudade , Figueiredo Luisa , Passos Dolores , Vilar Helena , Lopes Luis , Carvalho Raquel , Castro Joao

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) plays an essential role in the evaluation of thyroid nodular disease (TND). It reduces the rate of unnecessary thyroid surgery for patients with benign nodules, and allows the choice of the appropriate surgery. In our department, 2124 FNAB were performed in 10 years. 60% of them are now ultrasound guided (UGFNAB).Objective: To access the accuracy of FNAB in our hospital.Methods: Re...

ea0041ep690 | Female Reproduction | ECE2016

Turner syndrome and reproductive counseling

Vicente Nuno , Lopes Helena , Couto Daniela , Cortesao Paulo , Sousa Paula , Barros Luisa , Bastos Margarida , Carrilho Francisco , Santos Teresa Almeida

Introduction: Spontaneous fertility in Turner syndrome (TS) is rare, due to low or absent ovarian reserve. A greater number of ovarian follicules is present in the cases of gonadal mosaicism, although the accelerated pace of apoptosis remains. Thus, the early referral to reproductive counseling is advisable, ideally soon after diagnosis. The criopreservation of oocytes is one of the options for fertility preservation. The authors present a series of 7 patients with TS admitted...