Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037gp.23.04 | Thyroid – diagnosis | ECE2015

Impact of antithrombotic and/or anticoagulant treatment in cytological results of thyroid fine-needle biopsy

Molina Carlos Arana , Cuadro Alberto Torres , Rivera Natividad Gonzalez , Garcia Clara Garcia , Jimenez Virginia Hernando , Ojeda Luna Florencio , Hernandez Tomas Martin

Introduction: Fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) of the thyroid gland is an accurate diagnostic test used routinely in the initial evaluation of nodular thyroid disease. A sizeable subset of patients are found to be taking antithrombotic and/or anticoagulant (AT/AC) medications. This creates a dilemma for the endocrinologist, who must weigh the risk of withholding these medications (and the associated potential benefit of diagnosis) against the perceived increased risk of ia...

ea0035p498 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2014

Insulin infusers: 8 years experience

Jimenez Virginia Hernando , Rodriguez Jose Perez , Olmedo Isabel Serrano , Portillo Cristobal Morales , Molina Carlos Arana , Garcia Clara Garcia , Hernandez Tomas Martin

Objective: To evaluate the response to treatment with insulin infusion pumps by the evolution of HbA1c over 8 years of experience.Methods: Observational retrospective study. We evaluated the response to treatment in 122 patients with type 1 diabetes recruited between 2004 and 2012 in our area.Results: Between 2004 and 2012, 122 pumps have been implemented (average of 17.4 pumps/year). The number decreased to only four in 2012. Pres...