Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063p20 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine Tumours 1 | ECE2019

A case series of metastatic pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: patients characteristics, therapeutic approach and follow-up

Angelousi Anna , Kassi Eva , Peppa Melpomeni , Chrysoulidou Alexandra , Zografos George , Aggeli Chrysanthi , Kaltsas Grigorios

Background: Metastatic pheochromocytomas (PCs) and paragangliomas (PGLs) are rare neuroendocrine neoplasms with a <1:106 incidence, defined by the presence of metastatic disease besides recurrent or locally invasive disease.Aim: Retrospective analysis of clinical, biochemical/hormonal, imaging, genetic and histopathological features of patients with malignant PCs/PGLs diagnosed over 15 years.Results: Thirteen patient...

ea0052p27 | (1) | UKINETS2017

Supplementation of vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency in patients with GEP-NET using over the counter vitamin D3 preparations

Robbins Helen L , Symington Megan , Mosterman Barbara , Goodby Josie , davies Louise , Dimitriadis Georgios K , Kaltsas Grigorios , Randeva Harpal S , Weickert Martin O

Vitamin D (vit-D) deficiency is common in patients with gastro-entero-pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NET) and has been linked to reduced survival in these patients. Vit-D status was assessed in 183 patients with GEP-NET, at the time of their first presentation in the ARDEN-NET-Centre; and following simple advice at routine 6-monthly follow-up appointments to increase vit-D intake using over-the-counter vit-D preparations (Colecalciferol (Vit-D3), 1000–2000 units/d...