Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep917 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Total thyroidectomy for amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis: Identification of the surgical candidates and preparation to surgery

Cappellani Daniele , Papini Piermarco , Maria Di Certo Agostino , Mantuano Michele , Manetti Luca , Materazzi Gabriele , Bartalena Luigi , Bogazzi Fausto

Background: Amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis (AIT) is a challenging disease associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The European Thyroid Association guidelines define the role for total thyroidectomy in the management of AIT. However, these recommendations were based on small series, which often lead to heterogeneous results and, importantly, did not identify patients who may benefit from surgery.Materials and methods: Observational longitudi...

ea0056p831 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography showed a slight impairment of left ventricular deformability in acromegalic patients at diagnosis and during follow-up

Urbani Claudio , Fabiani Iacopo , Siciliano Valeria , Cappellani Daniele , Mantuano Michele , Pugliese Nicola Riccardo , Marcocci Claudio , Di Bello Vitantonio , Bogazzi Fausto

Introduction: Acromegalic heart disease is characterized by concentric left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and impaired LV function. Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) allows a non-invasive and reproducible study of myocardial strain, a marker of cardiac deformability and early ventricular systolic dysfunction.Objectives: The aims of the study are: 1) evaluation of STE parameters in acromegalic patients at diagnosis and during the follow-up; 2) apprai...

ea0063p735 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology 2 | ECE2019

The changing face of cushing disease in the 21st century: mood disorders and body image perception

Urbani Claudio , Lai Elisa , Ciapparelli Antonio , Alfi Gaspare , Mantuano Michele , Menicucci Danilo , Scattina Ilaria , Marconcini Giulia , Cappellani Daniele , Marcocci Claudio , Manetti Luca , Gemignani Angelo , Bogazzi Fausto

Introduction: CushingÂ’s Disease (CD) has been associated with the occurrence of psychopathologies, the most frequent of which are depression and anxiety. However, the extent of psychopathological disturbances of CD in the 21st century is elusive.Objectives: To explore psychopathologies and body image uneasiness (BIU) in untreated CD patients.Patients & methods: It was a prospective observational study enrolling 23 consecut...