Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0014p356 | (1) | ECE2007

Outcomes of a fixed dose of 370 MBq of radioiodine in hyperthyroidism

Howat Isabel , Sawers Hilary , Sawers Stewart

In 1995 the Royal College of Physicians issued guidelines for the use of radioiodine in hyperthyroidism. They recommended administration of enough radioiodine to achieve euthyroidism, with acceptance of a moderate rate of hypothyroidism e.g. 15–20% at 2 years and 1–3% per annum thereafter. Guide activity was 400–550 MBq for standard hyperthyroidism (mainly Graves’ disease), at least 550 MBq for toxic multinodular goitre, and 300–500 MBq in toxic adenom...

ea0055p41 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

A not so sweet glucagonoma

Tan Si Han , Chong Zhuo Min , Howat Isabel

Case history: This 33-year old Scottish female presented in February 2017 with a 3-month history of vomiting, erythematous vesicular pruritic rash and three stone weight loss. The rash started 1 day postpartum in January 2015 and migrated from dorsum of feet to both lower legs, upper thigh and torso. A negative biopsy for pemphigus led the team to suspect necrolytic migratory erythema (NME) in November 2016. Her past medical history includes gestational diabetes with her third...

ea0015p95 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2008

Impact of NICE guidelines for adult growth hormone replacement on practice in Scotland

Philip Sam , Howat Isabel , Carson Maggie , Booth Anne , Patterson Catherine , Schofield Christopher , Patrick Alan , Leese Graham , Bevan John , Connell John

Aim: To assess whether adults in Scotland currently receiving growth hormone (GH) meet the NICE criteria for starting and continuing GH replacement.Methods: We surveyed all endocrinologists in Scotland and identified the main centres using GH replacement. A cross-sectional case note review was carried out of all patients commenced on GH.Results: About 208 patients (51% women; 24% professionals, 90% Caucasian) were identified, 69 of...