Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0032p195 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology & Lipid Metabolism | ECE2013

Utility of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in the evaluation of patients with high clinical probability of non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome

Pascu Alina Mihaela , Radoi Mariana , Bisoc Alina , Moga Marius Alexandru

Introduction: The study aimed to analyze the efficiency of a concomitant N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and cardiac high-sensitivity troponin T (hs-cTnT) testing in diagnosing non-ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) in patients initially negative for the standard fourth-generation assay of cardiac troponin T (cTnT), but with high clinical probability of non-ST-segment-elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS).Meth...

ea0049ep774 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Meigs’ syndrome in a 63 year-old woman – case report

Pascu Alina Mihaela , Hogea Mircea Daniel , Moga Marius Alexandru , Dima Lorena , Ifteni Petru Iulian , Gavris Claudia

Introduction: MeigsĀ’ syndrome is defined as the presence of a benign ovarian tumour (fibroma), in association with ascites and hydrothorax. The characteristic feature of this condition is the resolution of the effusions once the tumour is surgically removed.Case report: A 63 year-old female patient was admitted to the Surgery Clinic with metroragia, abdominal distention, and a recent history of minor breath shortness. Pulmonary clinical examination ...

ea0041ep313 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Giant incidentally-detected non-functional adrenal myelolipoma – a case report

Pascu Alina Mihaela , Hogea Mircea Daniel , Dima Lorena , Ifteni Petru Iulian , Gavris Claudia , Moga Marius Alexandru

Introduction: Adrenal myelolipoma is a rare benign tumour composed of mature adipose tissue and haematopoietic elements developed within the adrenal gland, usually unilateral, asymptomatic, and non-functional. Their real incidence is unknown.Case report: A 56 year-old female was admitted to our surgery department for abdominal distension and the presence of a large palpable tumour in the right abdomen discovered during an abdominal ultrasonographic check...