Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p378 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Selenium treatment in chronic autoimmune thyroid diseases

Kun I Z , Szanto Zs , Kun I

Objective: To evaluate the effect of selenium on autoimmune thyroid diseases through ATPO-titers.Material and methods: Selenium (0.1–0.2 mg/day) was associated to basic treatment of thyroid dysfunctions in 21 female patients with high ATPO-levels (normal<34 U/ml). We followed the thyroid function and ATPO-values usually after 2–6 months of selenium administration.Results: Ten hypo-thyroid patients had Hashimoto’s...

ea0026p231 | Pituitary | ECE2011

The reliability of GH stimulation tests in the diagnosis of childhood GH deficiency

Szanto Zs , Kun I Z , Gergely K , Balazs J , Nasalean A

Objective: To evaluate the reliability of GH stimulation tests in multiple pituitary hormone deficiency (MPHD) and isolated GHD.Materials and methods: In 19 children with MPHD, we analysed the results of insulin tolerance test (ITT), clonidine and sleep tests, anthropometric parameters, IGF1, bone age, pituitary hormone levels±MRI. GH provocation tests were repeated after variable periods, mostly 6–24 months. The GH provocation tests were consi...

ea0026p376 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

The use of lithium and perchlorate therapy in special cases of hyperthyroidism

Kun I Z , Szanto Zs , Bartok T , Pop Radu C C , Pascanu I

Objective: To study the efficacy of lithium and perchlorate in special cases of hyperthyroidism: thioamide-resistant or iodine-induced thyroxicosis/thyrotoxic pre-crisis, hematological adverse effects of methimazole, leukopenia of other causes.Material and methods: Twenty-seven hyperthyroid patients received lithium carbonate and/or potassium perchlorate, majority after methimazole-therapy (associated with folic acid in leukopenia). We followed the clini...