Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p734 | Thyroid | ECE2022

Short and long-term efficacy of image-guided laser and radiofrequency ablation therapies: a prospective monocentric and single-operator study

Francesca Birtolo Maria , Antonini Simone , Ierace Tiziana , Cristofolini Giacomo , Maida Giulia , Mazziotti Gherardo , Lania Andrea , Solbiati Luigi

Background: In the last decades mini-invasive techniques have been proposed to reduce costs and complications of emithyroidectomy and thyroidectomy, both for benign nodular goiter and thyroid microcarcinoma, and image-guided laser and radiofrequency ablation are the most used.Purpose: To investigate short and long-term efficacy of image-guided laser and radiofrequency ablation as therapy options for benign nodular goiter.Methods: F...

ea0081oc8.1 | Oral Communications 8: Calcium and Bone | ECE2022

Effectiveness of anti-resorptive drugs on risk of vertebral fractures in women receiving aromatase inhibitors: a prospective study in real-life clinical practice

Mazziotti Gherardo , Vena Walter , Pigni Stella , Carrone Flaminia , Pedersini Rebecca , Cosentini Deborah , Torrisi Rosalba , Birtolo Maria Francesca , Maida Giulia , Berruti Alfredo , Lania Andrea

Bone loss is a frequent complication of aromatase inhibitors (AIs) therapy in women with breast cancer. Bone-active drugs are effective in protecting the skeleton from detrimental actions of AIs. However, bone mineral density (BMD) was the primary end-point in most of published studies, whereas data on fractures were scant and mainly limited to denosumab. In this prospective study, we investigated the effects of denosumab, oral bisphosphonates and intravenous zoledronate on ri...

ea0075r06 | Reproductive Endocrinology | EYES2021

Low testosterone is a predictor of hypoxemic respiratory insufficiency and higher mortality rate in SARS-CoV-2 hospitalized patients: A cohort study

Vena Walter , Pizzocaro Alessandro , Maida Giulia , Amer Myriam , Voza Antonio , Di Pasquale Andrea , Reggiani Francesco , Ciccarelli Michele , Fedeli Carlo , Lavezzi Elisabetta , Mazziotti Gherardo , Lania Andrea

Objective: To evaluate the association between testosterone (T) values and clinical outcome of COVID-19.Methods: This is a retrospective single-center study performed on 221 male patients (median age 70.5 years, range 26-93) with COVID-19 and hospitalized in our Institution between November 1st 2020 and January 31st 2021. PatientsÂ’ height, weight, BMI, medical history and comorbidities were recorded; at admission, patients underwent sampling for com...