Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p801 | Thyroid | ECE2006

Results of fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules in region of mild iodine deficiency

Metreveli D , Mikadze K

The occurrence of thyroid diseases is determined by interplay between genetic and environmental factors. The major environmental factor that determines goiter prevalence is iodine status.Thyroid nodules are present in up to 30% of the Georgian population. The causative role of iodine deficiency which is still endemic in this country has long been established.Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of the thyroid gland is the cost-effe...

ea0040p23 | (1) | ESEBEC2016

A rare synchronous presentation of aldosterone producing adenoma and multifocal papillary thyroid microcarcinoma

Davitadze M , Metreveli D , Gudushauri I , Mikadze K

Introduction: In this report, we describe a rare coexistence of a multifocal papillary thyroid (micro)carcinoma and aldosterone-producing adenoma.Case presentation: A 60-year-old man attended our clinic with a mass in the right adrenal gland was identified during the work-up in 2007. The patient presented complaints on anxiety, tachycardia, and arterial hypertension. He had several episodes of severe hypertension (220/120 mmHg) while sleeping. In 2014, a...

ea0011p269 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

Prevalence of chronic cardiovascular complications in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients

Metreveli D , Bibilashvili N , Gudushauri I , Gambashidze N , Robitashvili Z , Mikadze K , Tigishvili L , Sajaia C

The prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) has increased sharply in the developing countries and because Type 2 diabetic patients are at increased risk for CVD.Objective: To determine the prevalence of patients with past hystory of a myocardial infarction or cerebral strok in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients in Georgia.Design: Cross-sectional study.Patients: Newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patien...