Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0012p29 | Clinical case reports/Governance | SFE2006

Life threatening hypocalcemia after use of fleet phospho-soda in bowel preparation for routine colonoscopy – a case report

Jayapaul M , Winkley E , Haigh C , Bennett S

Fleet Phospho-soda is frequently used to prepare bowel for gastrointestinal investigations or surgery. We report an 85 year old male who had severe life threatening hypocalcemia after using fleet. He was admitted for bowel preparation for colonoscopy due to altered bowel habits, weight loss and anaemia. Clinical examination was unremarkable. His investigations showed Hb-12.0 gm/dl, normal renal function (Serum creatinine -105 ╬╝mol/l), normal liver function but for a raise...

ea0006oc3 | Young Endocrinologist Session | SFE2003

Recurrent painful unilateral Gynaecomastia with relapsing Hyperthyroidism

Jayapaul M , Williams M , Davies D , Large D

An 82-year-old male was referred to the breast clinic with a four month history of painful right gynaecomastia (GM), without nipple discharge. A 4 cm plaque of tender, soft tissue was palpable. Physical examination and external genitalia were normal. There was no relevant drug history. Prolactin, Testosterone (T), CXR, Ultrasound and FNA of the breast were normal. LH 13.0 IU (1.5-10.0) and FSH 18.1 IU (1.5-10.0) were raised. FT3 was raised at 7.3 pmol/L (3.5-5.5) with TSH supp...

ea0006dp28 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFE2003

Prevalence and Management of Cardiovascular disease in a Diabetic-Renal cohort

Jayapaul M , Messersmith R , Bennett-Jones D , Mead P , Large D

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with diabetic renal disease. We did a retrospective study on our Joint Diabetic-Renal clinic, which has run for 12 years, to see if we could reproduce targets from clinical trials and local guidelines in routine practice for management of cardiovascular risk. We collected data using clinical notes and electronic records on 133 patients. Our cohort included 62% type 2 and 38% type 1 Diabetics. Me...