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ea0041ep385 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2016

Thyroid, the Heart and Amiodarone

Ivo Catarina , Silva Joao , Simoes Helder , Monge Jose , Lopes Carlos , Marcelino Mafalda , Castro Joao Jacome de

Introduction: The hyperthyroidism is a risk factor for tachyarrhythmia and dilated cardiomyopathy. Amiodarone is an effective antiarrhythmic medication, however if coexisting thyroid pathology complicates the treatment of thyroid dysfunction. It presents a case of Graves’ disease (GD) of long evolution, which illustrates the complexity of these associations. Clinical case: man, 44 years old, smoker, history of acute myocardial infarction and GD diagnosed at age 28. Has ma...

ea0032p127 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2013

Lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism: a case report

Marcelino Mafalda , Silva Joao , Lopes Luis , Salgado Lucilia , Lopes Carlos , de Castro Joao Jacome

Introduction: Lithium therapy is commonly used in bipolar disorder treatment. Alongside the increasing prevalence of goiter and hypothyroidism, the sustaining use of lithium therapy is associated with several metabolic disorders, such as hypercalcemia and hyperparathyroidism (HPT).Case report: A 64-year-old woman with history of bipolar disorder treated with lithium for several years was referred to our department for evaluation of recurrent hypercalcemi...

ea0026p447 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Evaluation of thyroid surgery: 10 years of experience in a Military Hospital

Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Carlos , Carvalho Raquel , Guerra Paulo , Passos Dolores , Vilar Helena , Lopes Luis , Castro Joao

Introduction: Thyroid surgery is nowadays associated with low morbidity and extremely low mortality. A consistent association has been observed between high surgical volume and better outcomes. Patients who undergo surgery by a skilled surgeon have fewer complications. On the other hand, different surgical techniques have been associated with different outcomes. Since 1997, thyroid diseases are treated in our department by a multidisciplinary team.Object...

ea0035p1076 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2014

Therapeutic options for Grave's disease and toxic nodular disease: experience of an endocrinology department

Silva Joao , Marcelino Mafalda , Lopes Ana , Lopes Luis , Passos Dolores , Salgado Lucilia , Costa Paulo , Ferreira Bruno , Campos Pedro , Lopes Carlos , Castro Joao Jacome de

The thyroid pathology is an area of special interest in our department. Hyperthyroidism represents 3.4% of the 8144 patients followed.The aim of this study is to characterize the therapeutic approach in patients with Grave’s disease (GD) and toxic nodular disease (TND).Retrospective study of 217 patients diagnosed with GD and TND, evaluated according parameters of therapeutic option, efficacy, relapse rate and associated compl...

ea0014p295 | (1) | ECE2007

Fine needle aspiration biopsy of the thyroid. Cytohistologic correlation: experience in a central military hospital

Nobre Ema Lacerda , Vilar Helena , Jorge Zulmira , Marcelino Mafalda , André Saudade , Guerra Paulo , Lopes Carlos , de Castro João Jácome

Background and aims: Thyroid nodular disease (TND) is a common condition in the general population. Malignant nodules occur in 5% of patients with thyroid nodules. Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is considered to be the most reliable method of differentiating benign and malignant thyroid nodules. The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of FNABs performed in our Hospital.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of patient...