Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p528 | Nuclear receptors and Signal transduction | ECE2018

Genotype- Phenotype correlations of TNF-α, IL-6 and Leptin receptor gene polymorphisms in Poly cystic ovarian syndrome

B Rajesh , B Ramesh , G Gayathri , M Venkateshwara Reddy , D Vighnesh , B Rajkiran Reddy , B Chakrapani , PRK Bhargav

Introduction: Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) and Interleukin-6 (IL-6) are potent immunomodulators and proinflammatory cytokines displaying varied functions. Apart from monocytes/macrophages, they are also produced by the cells in female reproductive tract. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the commonest endocrine disorder amongst women of reproductive age group. Several polymorphisms in the promoter region of the gene TNF-α, IL-6 and Leptin receptors ...

ea0056p643 | Endocrine Disruptors | ECE2018

Role of Pro-inflammatory biomarkers in Graves’ disease: A case-control Study

B Rajesh , B Ramesh , M Venkateshwara Reddy , D Vighnesh , G Gayathri , B Rajkiran Reddy , B Chakrapani , PRK Bhargav

Introduction: Graves’ disease (GD) is one of the commonest organ specific autoimmune thyroid disease. Surgical thyroidectomy is one of the definitive treatment modalities. Autoimmunity has been implicated as one of the main cause of GD. In this context, we set out study the role of Pro- inflammatory cytokines in GD.Material and methods: This prospective case-control study was conducted on surgically managed GD patients. Institutional ethical committ...

ea0056ep91 | Environment, Society and Governance | ECE2018

Selfie driven thyroid disease leads (SET): a study on a unique phenomenon from Surgical Endocrinology Department

Panchangam Ramakanth Bhargav , B Chakrapani , B Ramesh , B Rajesh , M Venkateshwara Reddy , D Vignesh , N Vimala Devi , G Gayathri

Introduction: Taking a photograph of self alone or with a group called Selfie, has become modern day rage with spurt in smart phone technology. It has catapulted from a hobby in to psychiatric ailment, especially amongst teens and young adults. Though, it is considered as a psychiatric aberration keeping them aloof from social interactions, we observed an inadvertent advantage in this habit. In this context, we present some intriguing findings through this study.<p class="...