Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep316 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Vitamin D deficiency in acutely ill patients

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Pantazi Eleni , Mavropoulos Iordanis , Skioti Ourania , Katsoulis Georgios , Kousouris Dimitrios , Kontogiannis Socrates

Introduction: Vitamin D deficiency has been reported to be widely found within the population. Vitamin D deficiency was also found to be prevalent in patients with autoimmune inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Vitamin D deficiency was reported in almost all patients with acute myocardial infarction in a US multicenter study. Low concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) are reported to be an independent risk factor for ca...

ea0037ep317 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

The clinical profile of primary hyperparathyroidism: a single centre experience

Pantazi Eleni , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Mavropoulos Iordanis , Skioti Ourania , Katsoulis Georgios , Xanthakou Eleni

Introduction: Primary hyperparathyroidism is currently a frequent disorder. In the past primary hyperparathyroidism was diagnosed late in the course of the disease. With the introduction of routine calcium measurements, as well as the awareness of the disease amongst clinicians, the disorder is frequently recognized in asymptomatic patients. Thus, the clinical profile of primary hyperparathyroidism is changing.Aim: The aim was to describe the clinical pr...

ea0041gp219 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2016

Prognostic factors for tumor invasiveness in papillary thyroid microcarcinomas

Polymeris Antonios , Mizamtsidi Maria , Travlos Alexis , Katsoulis Georgios , Dimitropoulou Fotini , Dermentzoglou Alexandros , Kalogeris Nikolaos , Tzioras Constantinos , Vryonidou Andromachi

Introduction: Papillary thyroid microcarcinomas (PTMC) are usually considered low-risk tumors with favorable prognosis. However, a small percentage behaves aggressively and controversies exist for various prognostic factors. The aim of this study was to evaluate demographic and tumor specific characteristics related to PTMC invasiveness.Patients – methods: This is a retrospective study of 510 thyroidectomized patients with PTMC who were treated in t...