Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0046p14 | (1) | UKINETS2016

Perioperative carcinoid crisis during surgery-who benefits from octreotide?

ElGendy Khalil , Johnnson Sarah , French Jeremy , White Steven , Charnley Richard , Manas Derek , Wilson Colin

Introduction: Carcinoid crisis, as an entity is poorly defined, but can be seen in patients with small bowel NET tumours after open bowel surgery or tumour unrelated procedures as cardiovascular instability (CI). Recent evidence suggests that cardiovascular instability (CI) during NET surgery is more common than previously considered.Aims and methods: We audited the incidence of CI during procedures and determined the relationship to perioperative octreo...

ea0046p24 | (1) | UKINETS2016

Improving outcomes for patients with resectable small bowel NET tumours; 5 year experience from a tertiary centre

ElGendy Khalil , Johnson Sarah , French Jeremy , White Steven , Charnley Richard , Manas Derek , Wilson Colin

Introduction: There remains controversy about which patients benefit from removal of their primary small bowel tumour and whether this should be performed in a specialist tertiary referral hospital as an elective procedure. Part of the decision making and consenting process in patients with metastases will be a shared decision about surgery with the patient in light of symptoms, morbidity from surgery and survival. The aim of this study was to elucidate important institution s...

ea0055wh4 | Workshop H: Miscellaneous endocrine and metabolic disorders | SFEEU2018

A tricky case of hypoglycaemia

Ann Tee Su , Siddaramaiah Naveen , French Jeremy , Boot Christopher , Gulfam Taimur , Al-Sharefi Ahmed , Leeds John , Andrew James Robert

A 50 year old lady was referred with a two year history of recurrent spontaneous hypoglycaemic episodes. She had put on a stone in weight over this time period. She was otherwise fit and well and took no regular medications. She had a past medical history of treated melanoma. None of her family members had diabetes mellitus. Neither she nor her husband worked in a healthcare setting but her daughter was a district nurse. Prior to referral, she had a normal short synacthen test...