Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090p433 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2023

Lanreotide-Induced Acalculous Acute Pancreatitis in a Person with Acromegaly: an Unexpected Severe Side Effect

Ramalho Diogo , Alves Helena , Henrique Carmona Alexandrino Jorge , Jesus Nuno , Melo Gustavo , Joao Oliveira Maria

Introduction: Somatostatin analogues (SA) are the first-line treatment for Acromegaly in patients whose surgery failed to achieve cure or it was contraindicated. The main reported adverse events of SA are mild and transient, and include nausea, abdominal cramps, diarrhea and flatulence. Other side effects are of rare occurrence.Case report: The authors describe a case of a 44-year-old previously asymptomatic male patient with a growth hormone-secreting p...

ea0049ep818 | Paediatric endocrinology | ECE2017

Turner Syndrome (TS): overview of surveillance in a tertiary care hospital

Popik Ekaterina , Matos de Figueiredo Catarina , Freitas Joana , Cardoso Helena , Joao Oliveira Maria , Borges Teresa

Introduction: Turner syndrome is one of the most common human chromosomopathy and represents an important cause of short stature and ovarian insufficiency. It is caused by total or partial loss of X-chromosome and its prevalence is about 1 in 2000–2500 live female births.Objectives: To review the patients with TS followed in a Paediatric Endocrinology Unit since 1999.Methods: A retrospective study regarding diagnosis, course, ...

ea0092ps3-22-09 | Nodules 2 | ETA2023

Percutaneous ethanol sclerotherapy for the treatment of benign cystic thyroid nodules: A 5 year-experience at a tertiary care hospital

Carmona Alexandrino Henrique , Ramalho Diogo , Machado Catarina , Jesus Nuno , Ferreira Marta , Rocha Gustavo , Joao Oliveira Maria

Objectives: Assess the efficacy and safety of ultrasound-guided percutaneous ethanol injection (PEI) for treating benign cystic or predominantly cystic-thyroid nodules (TN).Methods: Retrospective analysis of all euthyroid patients treated with PEI for purely (>90% of cystic component) or predominantly cystic (50%-90% of cystic component) TN between January 2018 to February 2023. Efficacy was defined as 50% or greater reduction in pretreatment volume ...

ea0081ep375 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Phenotypical variability in hepatocyte nuclear transcription factor 1 beta (HNF1β) gene mutation – A five case report

V de Assuncao Guilherme , Fonseca Liliana , Mendes Catarina , Teixeira Sofia , Joao Oliveira Maria , Dores Jorge , Borges Teresa , Cardoso Helena

Introduction: MODY 5 is a rare form of autosomal dominant monogenic diabetes with a broad phenotypical spectrum that occurs with pancreatic and extra-pancreatic clinical manifestations, such as: malformation and dysfunction of the pancreas, nephrourologic anomalies, impaired renal function, hepatopathy and neurocognitive defects. It is caused by a mutation of the gene encoding hepatocyte nuclear transcription factor 1 beta (HNF1β).Case 1: M...

ea0084ps2-06-55 | Hypothyroidism Treatment | ETA2022

Free T3 levels and clinical status of patients with levothyroxine-compensated primary hypothyroidism: can we do better?

Ramalho Diogo , Almeida Lucia , Ferreira Marta , Correia Sara , Alves Helena , Carmona Henrique , Rocha Gustavo , Joao Oliveira Maria

Objectives: To evaluate the relationship between free T3 (FT3) levels with symptoms suggestive of thyroid dysfunction, and quality of life (QoL) outcomes, in patients with compensated primary hypothyroidism (PH).Methods: Cross-sectional study encompassing Portuguese levothyroxine(LT4)-treated patients for PH who presented Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and free T4 (FT4) within the normal range. Pregnant women, patients with central hypothyroidism and/...

ea0049ep1155 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

Influence of BMI in response to ovarian stimulation and live birth in IVF

Tavares Patricia , Machado Catarina , Calejo Lucinda , Rocha Gustavo , Margarida Povoa Ana , Soares Sandra , Sousa Sonia , Joao Oliveira Maria

Introduction: The deleterious effects of obesity on spontaneous reproduction are well recognized, although the literature on obesity and assisted reproductive technology outcome remains heterogeneous and inconsistent.Objective: To estimate the effect of BMI on ovarian stimulation response and live birth in women underwent in vitro fertilization (IVF).Methods: Retrospective observational study that included women submitted ...