Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

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 ...

ea0083tp4 | Thyroid | EYES2022

Interplay between thyroid, amiodarone and heart - case presentation

M Mustapic , A Matijaca

Background: Amiodarone is a commonly used antiarrhythmic drug, but because of its abundance with iodine and a direct toxic effect on the thyroid, it can have side effects like hypo- and hyperthyroidism. There are two types of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT). We present a case which demonstrates the importance of timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment of amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis in patients with serious cardiac comorbidities.Case Pres...

ea0083cbp2 | Calcium and Bone | EYES2022

Densitometry misinterpretation leading to unnecessary denosumab prescription

M Mustapic , J Andric , I Samle , V Pandzic Jaksic

Background: Bone mineral density (BMD) measurement is an important tool for fracture risk assessment, but should be used with awareness of its performance and analysis pitfalls.Case Presentation: A 59-year-old patient underwent her first densitometry as part of a routine medical check-up. She had no previous fractures and no risk factors that could impair bone health. The results showed that her BMD was in the range of low bone mass. Four years later, de...

ea0083rdp2 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | EYES2022

Late-discovered mosaic Klinefelter syndrome with severe osteoporosis and obesity

I Samle , J Andric , M Mustapic , V Pandzic Jaksic

Background: Bone mineral density measurement sometimes reveals osteoporosis that is a consequence of undiagnosed or neglected long-standing health disorders. These secondary causes of osteoporosis should be carefully investigated, especially in men.Case Presentation: A 63-year-old male complained of back pain and was referred to endocrinology clinic due to a poor densitometry finding indicating osteoporosis. He presented with severe obesity (body mass in...

ea0083rdp4 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | EYES2022

Testosterone therapy in chronic liver disease

J Andric , I Samle , M Mustapic , T Bozin , V Pandzic Jaksic

Background: Several clinical features of chronic liver disease, such as sarcopenia, anaemia, low bone mass and gynecomastia are similar as manifestation of hypogonadism. Decreased testosterone levels are common in patients with severe liver disease and are associated with worse clinical outcomes and mortality.Case Presentation: A 33-year-old patient was admitted to the hospital due to severe alcoholic hepatitis. He was in poor general condition, icteric,...