Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep199 | Reproduction, endocrine disruptors and signalling | ECE2015

Endocrine emergencies as problem in Emergency Department 6 years observation including over 200 000 admissions

Marczewski Krzysztof , Slomian Michal , Boniek-Poprawa Dorota , Maciejewski Marek

Introduction: Emergencies in endocrinology often require a doctor’s high-speed operation, which is closely related to the ability to fast obtain a diagnosis. To remain a champion requires exercise. Therefore, we decided to check how often the doctors in the Emergency Department (ED) meet such patients.The aim of our study was to investigate the frequency of endocrine emergencies in Department of Emergency in Tertiary Care Hospital with Department of...

ea0049ep1372 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

20,000 euros for diagnosis of one thyroid cancer case: It is not too much?

Maciejewski Marek , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Gasiorek Malgorzata , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Thyroid cancer is a major public health problem, and fine-needle biopsy is an established method of its early detection. However, there are still some controversy about the indication for BACC depending on the clinical data and the results of diagnostic imaging. An important role is also played by economic criteria, including socially acceptable, so-called equitable cost of obtaining additional year of life, which in our country is determined to three times the a...

ea0041ep1131 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2016

Fine needle thyroid biopsy – time to change of indications?

Maciejewski Marek , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Kozlowska Beata , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: After a period of enthusiasm for the early detection of cancer, apparently we are entering a period of skepticism, questions and side effects in the form of unnecessary operations and their complications and costs. This also applies to thyroid cancer, and actually nodules and lesions visible only in ultrasoundMethod. Prospective observation of consecutive patients in one centre.Results: In Years 2013 and 2014 we have performed 2189 ultrasou...

ea0035p541 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2014

Efficiency of ultrasound-guided percutaneous thyroid nodule biopsy among patients hospitalized in the department of internal medicine

Maciejewski Marek , Kozlowska Beata , Budzynska-Nosal Renata , Sawicka Agnieszka , Slomian Michal , Marczewski Krzysztof

Introduction: Fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules is the most frequently performed ambulatory and recommendations for its performance are quite accurately described in the national and international guidelines. However, there is always a need to analyze the effectiveness of such proceedings.The aim of this study was to analyze such effectiveness in group of hospitalized patients.Method: The reason for hospitalization in the v...