Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0059p150 | Nursing practice | SFEBES2018

Nurse led parathyroid clinics – Improving the patient journey

Milne Alison , Murray Lynne , Stirling Claire , Middleton Morag

Introduction: Our endocrine service introduced a nurse led parathyroid clinic to provide an efficient pathway for patients referred with hypercalcaemia.This benefits patients and clinical staff.Materials/Methods: Patients referred with a raised calcium level are vetted by the endocrine consultants and directed to the nurse led clinic. The patients are seen within 6 weeks using a standard proforma and checklist. Relevant investigations to include renal fu...

ea0044p158 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | SFEBES2016

Follow up of patients with SDHB mutations attending a tertiary endocrine service in Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Lip Stefanie , Middleton Claire , Shaikh Guftar , Bradshaw Nicola , Freel Marie , Lindsay Robert , Perry Colin

Introduction: Patients with mutations in the Succinate Dehydrogenase Complex Subunit B (SDHB) gene are predisposed to neuroendocrine tumours such as parangangliomas, phaeochromocytomas and gastrointestinal stromal tumours. Individuals who are carriers but have no manifestation of disease require regular surveillance. Our tertiary endocrine service provides follow up/surveillance for these patients and we cover a wide geographical area throughout the West of Scotland.<p cla...