Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1040 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Sensitivity and specificity of thyroid cytology in the diagnosis of malignancy: results of a series of 1567 thyroidectomies

Ma Calderon Dulce , Herraiz Sandra , Sastre Julia , Gonzalez Abel , Fernandez Belen , Valero Miguel Angel , Aguirre Miguel

Introduction: Sensitivity and specificity of thyroid cytology in our series of thyroidectomies were evaluated.Material and methods: A retrospective, multicentre study of 1567 thyroidectomies performed in the eight hospitals of Castilla La Mancha (Spain) during the years 2010–2013.Results: The cytological results were benign in 37.6% of cases, malignant or suspicious of malignancy in 17.3% (10 and 7.3% respectively). In 4.1% of...

ea0049ep769 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Overestimation of HbA1c by an unusual hemoglobin variant

Perez Fernando Garcia , Villanueva-Herraiz Sandra Isabel , Pena Jose Ignacio Fernandez , Benitez Ines Camacho , de Quiros Juan Manuel Garcia , de Pinillos Gordillo Guillermo Martinez , Ortiz Antonio Moro , Fernandez-Ladreda Mariana Tome , Leon Maria Victoria Cozar

Glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA1c) is considered the Gold Standard parameter for evaluating long-term glycemic control in individuals with Diabetes Mellitus (DM). The presence of hemoglobin variants or others conditions that modify its glycosylation, can affect the veracity of its measurement. The detection of these hemoglobinopathies and his knowledge by the clinicians is very important for the correct diagnosis and follow-up. We present the case of a patient who presented a he...