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ea0073aep48 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2021

Lipid paradox in acute myocardial infarction

Correia Sara , Ramalho Diogo , Almeida Lucia , Alves Helena , Melo Gustavo , Maria João Oliveira

IntroductionSome studies have shown low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL) and triglyceride (TG) levels were significantly lower in high-Killip (III + IV) patients compared with low-Killip (I + II) patients and in those who died after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) compared with those who survived beyond 30 days, which they called lipid paradox. Elevated levels of LDL and triglycerides are important risk factors for cardiovascular disease, ...

ea0073aep168 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Use of the thrombolysis in myocardial infarction risk score for heart failure in diabetes in a type 2 diabetes mellitus outpatient population

Ramalho Diogo , Correia Sara , Almeida Lucia , Alves Helena , Melo Gustavo , Maria João Oliveira

BackgroundType 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) and Heart Failure (HF) are two directly related diseases associated with considerable morbimortality. The prevalence of HF in T2DM populations is up to 20%, 4 times higher than the general population. Additionally, health-related quality of life, hospitalizations for HF (HHF) and mortality risk are more common when both are present. Hence, HHF risk assessment in T2DM patients may lead to prompt preventive interve...

ea0073aep176 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

COVID-19 and diabetes: Impact on emergency department demand by diabetic patients. experience from a portuguese center

Maria João Ferreira , Pedro Jorge , José Luis Castedo , Pereira Fernando , Carvalho Davide , Tiago Guimarães

IntroductionCOVID-19 is an emerging disease caused by the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that has overburdened healthcare worldwide. In Portugal, schedule appointments were cancelled, postponed or changed to tele-consultation. The objective of the study is to assess the impact of the pandemic on the use of Emergency Department (ED) by diabetic patients.Material and methodsRetrospective monocentric study of the ...

ea0073ep178 | Reproductive and Developmental Endocrinology | ECE2021

Precocious puberty: two siblings, two diagnosis

Maria João Ferreira , Moita Rita , Ferreira Sofia , Costa Carla , Santos Silva Rita , Cíntia Castro-Correia

8-year-old girl is referred to a Pediatric Endocrinologist for the appearance of thelarche, first noted at 6.5 years. She had a relevant clinical history of a neonatal meningitis, requiring prolonged hospitalization and the need for ventriculoperitoneal shunt. On physical examination, she had breast development and dark, coarse pubic hair compatible with Tanner stage 3. She weighed 32.3 kg (percentile – Pc- 75–90), her height was 128 cm (Pc 50) and her annual growth ...

ea0073ep209 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Differentiated thyroid carcinoma with metastatic presentation

Almeida Lucia , Almeida Ferreira Marta , Sousa Ana , Alves Helena , Ramalho Diogo , Correia Sara , Maria João Oliveira

IntroductionFollicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC) has metastasis in 10-15%; papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) rarely metastasizes. Bone metastasis are rare and can cause pain, fractures and spinal cord compression.Case-172 year-old male referred to the hospital with lower back pain. Imaging examination revealed lytic lumbar lesions. Thoracic-abdominal-pelvic-CT showed trachea compression by a multinodular right ...

ea0073aep69 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2021

Quality of life in children diagnosed with non-classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia

Maria João Ferreira , Moita Rita , Borges-Canha Marta , Silva Rita Santos , Ferreira Sofia , Costa Carla , Carvalho Davide , Cíntia Castro-Correia

IntroductionNon-classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia (NC-CAH) is a chronic disease characterized by excessive androgen production. Affected children may have their quality of life negatively affected by the awareness of a medical condition, symptoms of hyperandrogenism and the burden of daily medication administration. Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory 4.0 (PedsQL) is a validated tool to assess health-related QoL (HRQoL).Meth...

ea0070aep290 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Magnesium supplementation and higher magnesium levels in T2DM patients are associated with better glycemic control and higher rates of total and partial remission post-bariatric surgery

Silva Maria , Mendonça Fernando , João Fonseca Maria , João Ferreira Maria , Salazar Daniela , Pedro Jorge , Guerreiro Vanessa , Sergio Neves João , Lau Eva , Belo Sandra , Varela Ana , Freitas Paula , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Magnesium (Mg) is an essential mineral for human health. Chronic Mg2+ deficiency and low Mg2+ dietary intake have been associated with increased risk of T2DM. Despite the increased risk of T2DM associated with Mg2+ deficiency; T2DM is often accompanied by hypomagnesemia, especially in patients with poorly controlled glycemic profiles.Bariatric surgery remains the most effective long-term therapy for the management of patients wi...

ea0070aep378 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Bariatric surgery impact on cardiovascular risk factors: Is age a factor to consider?

Mendonça Fernando , Silva Maria , João Ferreira Maria , Salazar Daniela , Guerreiro Vanessa , Pedro Jorge , Sergio Neves Joao , Viana Sara , Belo Sandra , Varela Ana , Freitas Paula , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Despite the abundance of data addressing the influence of patient’s age on surgery-related complications, its impact on several cardiovascular risk factors following bariatric surgery has been overlooked.Methods: Retrospective unicentric study of 1728 obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery between January/2010 and June/2015. Patients were divided in three groups, according to their age at surgery: <40 (n = 751...