Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0083cbp3 | Calcium and Bone | EYES2022

Case report: denosumab in the management of aneurysmal bone cyst of the sacrum

T Rezic , M Kardum-Pejic , D Perovic , S. Marusic

Background: Aneurismal bone cysts (ABCs) are rare benign tumours of the bone that, similar to the giant cell tumours (GCTBs) of the bone, contain osteoclast-like giant cells. Standard therapeutic options include different surgical approaches and/or radiotherapy. However, in selected cases, other therapeutic options are needed. Denosumab, a human monoclonal antibody to receptor activator nuclear factor kappa B ligand (RANKL) has been approved for the treatment of giant cells tu...

ea0083domno6 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | EYES2022

Anthropometric and metabolic outcomes after bariatric surgery: a single-centre experience

A Majic , A Matijaca , M Kardum Pejic , N Gojo Tomic , D Vergles , T Kolak , K Cupurdija , I Martinis , M Sporcic , M Mustapic , M Cigrovski Berkovic , S Marusic , J Mamic , M Soldo

Background: According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 650 million obese adults worldwide. In Croatia almost 2/3 (65%) of adults are overweight (42%) or obese (23%), with a growing tendency both in adults and children. The surgical procedures performed to manage obesity are referred to as metabolic or “bariatric” surgery. Candidates for a bariatric surgical procedure include obese patients with a BMI ≥ 40 kg/m2(obesity class ...