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ea0022p58 | Adrenal | ECE2010

Long-term follow-up of patients with adrenal incidentalomas: a single center experience

Anagnostis Panagiotis , Efstathiadou Zoe , Polyzos Stergios , Tsolakidou Konstantina , Litsas Ioannis , Panagiotou Athanasios , Kita Marina

Introduction: Adrenal incidentalomas (AIs) constitute an emerging clinical entity due to the increased use of abdominal imaging for diagnostic purposes.Objective: To investigate the morphological and hormonal alterations of AIs in a cohort of patients, who were followed-up in a single centre.Methods: Sixty-four patients (22 males and 42 females; mean age 61.6±1.2 years), with AIs and follow-up of 3.1±0.4 years (range 0&#1...

ea0022p77 | Bone/Calcium | ECE2010

The effect of zoledronic acid on serum homocysteine, folate and vitamin B12 in patients with Paget's disease of bone

Polyzos Stergios , Anastasilakis Athanasios , Efstathiadou Zoe , Litsas Ioannis , Kita Marina , Panagiotou Athanasios , Papatheodorou Athanasios , Arsos Georgios , Moralidis Efstratios , Barmpalios Georgios , Zafeiriadou Efthimia , Terpos Evangelos

Purpose: High serum homocysteine (HCY) and indirectly deficiency of folate and/or vitamin B12 stimulate bone resorption and adversely affect collagen cross-linking. The aim of this study was the evaluation of serum levels of HCY, folate and vitamin B12 in patients with Paget’s disease of bone (PDB) and the effect of zoledronic acid (ZOL) on their serum levels.Methods: This was a prospective open-label cohort study, with a control arm at baseline. Ni...