Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep1243 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Aggravation of thyroid dysfunction in a case of thyroid hormone resistance after near total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter

Kartal Ilkay , Tamer Gonca

Introduction: Resistance to thyroid hormone (RTH), a syndrome reduced end-organ responsiveness to thyroid hormone.Case report: A 42 year old woman underwent near total thyroidectomy due to her enlarged thyroid with multiple nodules. At that time she had sligthly elevated values of plasma FT4, FT3 and normal TSH values and had no sign and symptoms of thyrotoxicosis or hypothyroidism. After thyroidectomy she recieved L-T4 treatment but her TSH levels remai...

ea0037ep1182 | Clinical Cases–Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2015

17 α hydroxylase enzyme deficiency with hyperaldosteronism

Kartal Ilkay , Tamer Gonca Incemehmet , Mutlu Hasan Huseyin

Background: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) resulting from 17 α hyroxylase enzyme deficiency (17OHD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder. More than 150 cases were reported in the literature. Patients with 17OHD were reported to have hypoaldosteronism.Case: A 16-year-old female referred to endocrinology outpatient clinic from family medicine department with the absence of a secondary sexual characteristics and primary amenorrhea. On physical ...

ea0014p513 | (1) | ECE2007

Diabetes insipidus due to pituitary metastasis of breast cancer

Kubat Uzum Ayse , Kartal Ilkay , Mert Meral , Aral Ferihan

Introduction: We have reported a case of breast carcinoma complicated by diabetes insipidus due to pituitary metastasis.Case: A 47 years old woman had been referred our clinic with the symptoms of polyuria, polydypsia, weight loss, and fatigue. She had a diagnosis of breast carcinoma for six years, underwent radically mastectomy, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, subsequently. Vertebral metastasis was detected and local radiotherapy was performed six months...

ea0049ep447 | Diabetes (to include epidemiology, pathophysiology) | ECE2017

Relationship with T helper 1 cytokines and type 2 diabetes

Gonca Tamer Havva , Caklili Ozge Telci , Kartal Ilkay , Gungor Kagan , Mutlu Hasan Huseyin

Objectives: T helper1 (Th1) cells were determined to have important roles in the development of type 2 diabetes (T2D). We aimed to investigate relationship between Th1 cytokines (IFN γ, IL-2 and TNF-α) and T2D.Material and methods: The study included 32 newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic patients (T2DPs) who had not begun to take antidiabetic agents except from insulin and 30 healthy subjects (CG) who did not have glucose intoerance (fasting or af...

ea0014p519 | (1) | ECE2007

Investigation of early atherosclerotic changes in acromegalic patients

Kartal Ilkay , Oflaz Huseyin , Pamukcu Burak , Aral Ferihan , Ozbey Nese , Alagol Faruk

Background: Functional and morphological changes of endothelium are risk factors for mortality attributed to atherosclerosis. Studies investigating early atherosclerotic alterations and the effect of the treatment of acromegaly on these alterations gave conflicting results.Objective: Surrogate markers of early atheosclerotic changes, i.e. brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) and carotid artery intima-media-thickness (IMT) in active and inactive a...