Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0005p18 | Clinical Case Reports | BES2003

Gender identity disorder in an Irish population

De Gascun C , Kelly J , O'Shea D

Gender Identity Disorder (GID) has been recognised since the 1950s. The reported prevalence for GID is up to 1 in 30,000 in men and 1 in 100,000 in women. We reviewed 16 patients who were determined to have met the diagnostic criteria for GID and were referred to our clinic for advice on hormonal treatment (HT) - the second phase of the triadic treatment protocol for gender reassignment.The mean age of the group is 32years (Range 18 to 51years). Thirteen have male to femal...

ea0003p89 | Diabetes & Metabolism | BES2002

Abnormalities of vascular function and fibrinolysis in young women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Kelly C , Sattar N , Petrie J , Lyall H , Connell J

Background Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) affects between 5-10% of premenopausal women and is characterised by insulin resistance. PCOS also carries with it an increased lifetime risk of diabetes, hypertension and possibly coronary heart disease. The underlying mechanisms are unknown but we have proposed that metabolic insulin resistance may be associated with endothelial dysfunction, leading to increased vascular stiffness, abnormalities of fibrinolysis and increased platel...

ea0029p1786 | Thyroid cancer | ICEECE2012

Is thyroid cancer recurrence risk increased after transplantation?

Tisset H. , Kamar N. , Faugeron I. , Pouteil-Noble C. , Klein M. , Frimat L. , Mourad G. , Drui D. , Do Cao C. , Vanthygem M. , Noel C. , Leenhardt L. , Rodien P. , Bonichon F. , Morelon E. , Leboulleux S. , Bournaud C. , Kelly A. , Niccoli P. , Schlumberger M. , Borson-Chazot F.

Context: An increased mortality by cancer is reported in grafted patients.Objective: This multicentric study aimed to investigate whether the prognosis of thyroid cancer was modified by transplantationResults: Sixty nine patients (35 M/34 F; median age 41 years) with a history of both thyroid cancer and transplantation were recruited via specialized networks (TUTHYREF and DIVAT). Evolution and outcome were retrospectively analyzed ...