Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090ep1061 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Prolonged Survival in Follicular Thyroid Cancer with Bone Metastasis

de Brito Marques Francisca , Simoes de Carvalho Francisco , Lima Ferreira Joana , Paula Marques Ana

Introduction: Follicular thyroid cancer (FTC) accounts for 12% of differentiated thyroid cancers (DTC). It is frequently complicated by bone metastasis (BM), which impact quality of life (QOL) and decreases the 10-year survival rate to 13-21%.Case Report: A 53-year-old woman followed at the Pain Clinic for over 10 years for lower back pain, had been operated three years before due to lumbar disc herniation. Pain relapsed one year after surgery and was re...

ea0070aep194 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Assessing risk factors and predictors of mortality in patients with fragility hip fracture

Lima Ferreira Joana , Teixeira e Silva Joana , Simões de Carvalho Francisco , de Brito Marques Francisca , Paula Marques Ana , Maria Príncipe Rosa

Introduction: Fragility fractures are the main consequence of osteoporosis. It results in increased morbidity and mortality. The incidence of fractures has been increasing steadily in Portugal. Hip fragility fractures have been estimated to occur in up to 572/100,000/year in women and up to 232/100,000/year in men.Methods: A retrospective study of hospitalized patients for femoral neck fracture in our institution in 2018 was performed to evaluate their p...

ea0070aep258 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Are we being too demanding with obese pregnant women with gestational diabetes?

Lima Ferreira Joana , Maria Príncipe Rosa , Sá Couto Adelina , de Estudos de Diabetes e Gravidez Portuguese Society of Diabetology Grupo

Introduction: Nutritional therapy is essential in the treatment of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). International recommendations suggest a target of 5–9 kg weight gain in obese women during pregnancy. However, some studies advocate a reduced weight gain (<5 kg) due to better obstetric and neonatal outcomes, compared to an adequate or excessive weight gain.Aim: To compare obstetric and neonatal outcomes of obese women with GDM wit...