Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0094p27 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular | SFEBES2023

Evaluation of the hounsfield unit approach for streamlining investigations for adrenal incidentalomas

Tam Trevor , Saada Louis , Joseph Neetha , Chipchase Allison , Swe Myint Khin , Ahluwalia Rupa

Background: Adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) detected on pre surgical scans often present a logistical challenge due to the pressing need for preoperative exclusion of a phaeochromocytoma. Our local guideline recommends endocrinology referral for all AIs for further investigations, including pre clinic 24-hr urine metadrenalines. This approach can be time-consuming, particularly for patients awaiting unrelated surgery.Methods:</stron...

ea0094p45 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary | SFEBES2023

Phaeochromocytoma/Paraganglioma – Call for Education and More Screening

Yung Zhuang Choo Alwyn , Ahluwalia Rupa , Joseph Neetha , Saada Janak , McArdle Nicholas , Chipchase Allison , Rochester Mark , Manson-Bahr David , Maxwell Melanie , Swe Myint Khin

Background: Phaeochromocytomas & paragangliomas (PPGL) are rare neuroendocrine tumours presenting with symptoms of sympathetic overactivity, hypertension, or as adrenal incidentalomas.Study and results: A 24-year retrospective review of a U.K. single-centre PPGL service (2009 -2023) identified 61 cases (53 phaeochromocytomas/8 paragangliomas). Among these, 35 (57%) were females. Mean age of diagnosis was 56.35&pm;16....