Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0075d10 | Diabetes | EYES2021

The relationship between pre-admission insulin usage and mortality of people with diabetes diagnosed with COVID-19

Saygili Emre , Karakilic Ersen

Introduction: Although the effect of pre-admission insulin usage (PAIU) in diabetic COVID-19 patients remains uncertain, early studies have reported worse results in this group. Studies generally report in-hospital mortality rates. However, mortality also increases after discharge in COVID-19 patients; the effect of PAIU on this issue is unknown. This study was conducted to examine the effect of PAIU on COVID-19 diabetics’ 90-day mortality data, including the post-dischar...

ea0037ep72 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2015

Prevalence of Cushing's syndrome at overweight and obese patients

Basaran Mehtap Navdar , Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Onal Eda Demir , Karakilic Ersen , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Background: In the presence of specific symptoms and signs, Cushing’s syndrome (CS) may be easily recognised. On the other hand, in overweight and obese patients without typical features of CS, diagnosis may be omitted. Our aim was to evaluate the prevalence of CS among overweight and obese patients.Methods: We enrolled 264 overweight and obese patients who has not overt CS clinical features between January 2012 and December 2014 at Ankara Numune Ed...

ea0035p684 | Male reproduction | ECE2014

The effects of improving testosterone levels on cardiovascular risk markers in young men with idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism: preliminary findings from a prospective study

Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Karakilic Ersen , Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Arduc Ayse , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Association between idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (IHH) and atherosclerotic disease in young males remains unclear. The present study aimed to determine the effect of improving the testosterone level on cardiovasculary (CV) risk markers in young males with IHH.Materials and methods: The study included 19 non-obese males with IHH and 17 healthy controls. The patients were treated with hCG therapy (n=8) or testosterone replacement (...

ea0035p42 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2014

Could DHEA-S be a novel marker at distinguishing adrenal and pituitary Cushing?

Basaran Mehtap Navdar , Karakilic Ersen , Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Isik Serhat , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Introduction: Endogenous Cushing’s syndrome (CS) results from chronic excessive cortisol secretion. Discovering the source of disease is very important, but non-invasive tests cannot always be enough at the determination of correct location. We need more novel markers for distinguishing adrenal Cushing (AC) and pituitary Cushing (CD). We conducted this study for evaluating usefullness of preoperative DHEA-S levels at differentiating AC and CD.Materi...

ea0035p703 | Male reproduction | ECE2014

Evaluation of adipocytokine levels and vascular reactivity in hypogonadotropic hypogonadal males

Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Karakilic Ersen , Isik Serhat , Yilmaz Fatma Meric , Topcuoglu Canan , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Introduction: Hypogonadism have major affect on urogenital system also have several affect on other systems like cardiovascular and skeletal systems. There are very few study conducted on markers of atherosclerosis such as flow mediated dilatation (%FMD), carotis intima-media thickness(CIMT) and adipocytokine levels in idiopatic hypogonadotropic hypogonadal(IHH) males. The aim of this study was to evaluate this atherosclerotic risk factors in adult IHH male.<p class="abste...

ea0035p872 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

Late onset postpartum diabetes insipidus: a case report

Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Kucukler Kerim , Imga Narin Nasiroglu , Karakilic Ersen , Basaran Mehtap Navdar , Dagdelen Iffet , Unal Mustafa , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Introduction: It’s well known that any form of diabetes insipidus (DI) can be exacerbated or first become appearent during pregnancy, since increased catabolism of ADH by plasental vasopressinas enzyme. Postpartum DI cases mostly presenting as a part of Sheean syndrome and began after postpartum first days. There was no any published case of isolated DI that began in the 6th month after deliveration in current literature.Case: A 37...

ea0035p1046 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis, a difficult cases report

Basaran Mehtap Navdar , Imga Narin Nasiroglu , Dogan Bercem Aycicek , Tuna Mazhar Muslum , Karakilic Ersen , Isik Serhat , Tutuncu Yasemin Ates , Berker Dilek , Guler Serdar

Introduction: There are two clinical types of amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT). Type I AIT appears with hyperthyroidism and type II with a destructive thyrotoxicosis. Treatment of type I AIT includes antithyroid drugs meanwhile type II needs steroids as the first line therapy. If there is no respond to medical treatment, surgical approach must be considered. Here in we present a type II AIT case who had no respond to combined therapy therefore treated with surgical appr...

ea0070aep598 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

The importance of DHEA-S levels in cushing’s syndrome; is there a cut-off value in the differential diagnosis?

Ciftci Dogansen Sema , Soyluk Selcukbiricik Ozlem , Selek Alev , Erol Selvinaz , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Esen Pazir Ayse , Dursun Huseyin , Sahin Serdar , Oruk Gonca , Mert Meral , Soylu Hüseyin , Sarer Yurekli Banu , Eda Ertorer Melek , Omma Tülay , Evran Mehtap , Adaș Mine , Tanrikulu Seher , Aydin Kadriye , Pekkolay Zafer , Can Bulent , Karakilic Ersen , Karaca Zuleyha , Bilen Habib , Canturk Zeynep , Cetinarslan Berrin , Kadioglu Pinar , Yarman Sema

Purpose: To evaluate the relationship between basal dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEA-S) levels and other tests used in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Cushing’s Syndrome (CS) among the patients with pathologically confirmed CS.Methods: In this multicenter study, the data of 623 patients with CS were evaluated retrospectively. The patients were classified as Group 1 (n = 353 Cushing’s disease;CD), Group 2 (n</e...

ea0070aep182 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Clinical characteristics of subjects with very high serum 25 OH vitamin D levels in turkey: DeVIT-TOX survey

Pekkolay Zafer , Gogas Yavuz Dilek , Sedar Saygili Emre , Topaloğlu Ömercan , Emir Önder Çağatay , Soylu Hikmet , Taskaldiran Isilay , Esen Pazır Ayșe , Ugur Kader , Tanrikulu Seher , Nur Firat Sevde , Meryem Atak Burcu , Batman Adnan , Omma Tülay , Cagiltay Eylem , Ozdemir Kutbay Nilufer , Çetinkaya Altuntaș Seher , Nasiroglu Imga Narin , Karakilic Ersen , Hekimsoy Zeliha , Kılınç Faruk , Yay Adnan , Eroğlu Mustafa , Kemal Tuzcu Alpaslan

Background: Treatment of vitamin D deficiency orinappropriate vitamin D supplementation may cause side effects associated with hypercalcemia. We observed a tendency to use very high single dose cholecalciferol for treatment of vitamin D deficiency.Aim: The primary aim of this study was to examine the clinical characteristics of patientswith very high serum 25OHD levels of vitamin D toxicity in Turkey.Materials and methods: An invit...