Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090p646 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

A Case of Diabetes Mellitus Following the COVID-19 Vaccine

Calapkulu Murat

A Case of Diabetes Mellitus Following the COVID-19 VaccineBackground: Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) is a public health issue worldwide. Although COVID-19 vaccines are one of the most effective strategies against COVID-19, it has been reported in recent publications that they can trigger endocrine diseases. Herein, we aimed to present a 37-year-old male patient who had polydipsia, polyuria, thirst, fatigue, and loss of appetite a month after the fir...

ea0020s20.2 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2009

Ultrasound diagnosis and follow-up of thyroid cancer

Erdogan Murat

Utlrasonography is now a crucial part of diagnosis and the follow-up of thyroid cancers as well as other thyroid disorders. If you are an endocrinologist of the age 40 or below and if you still do not perform ultrasonography by yourself, we believe you have an important skill to learn, which will guide you through out your thyroid practice and totally change your vision to thyroid disorders.We hereby discuss the importance of thyroid ultrasonography for ...

ea0090s19.1 | Oxidative stress in thyroid disease? | ECE2023

Iodine deficiency disorders

Erdoğan Murat Faik

Iodine deficiency (ID) is a public health problem and has considerable consequences other than endemic goiter, known as iodine deficiency disorders (IDD). Neonatal hypothyroidism, growth retardation, and cretenism are the results of severe ID. Neuronal migration and myelination of fetal brain requires iodine. Thus, insufficient iodine intake during pregnancy may cause permanent fetal brain damage. ID in prenatal period and early childhood has unfavorable effects on cerebral de...

ea0090ep442 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2023

How do people’s emotions affect their Diabetes Mellitus?

Celik Selda , Murat Merve

Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is, characterized by high blood glucose levels, one of the most common chronic diseases worldwide. In 2021, according to International Diabetes Federation, 537 million adults aged between 20 and 79 are diagnosed with DM. Environmental and genetic factors affect its etiopathogenesis. Disturbances in emotions or emotion regulation are regarded as a major contributor to the pathophysiology and etiology of the disease. People with DM who experience diabetes ...

ea0056s16.2 | Changing practice in the management of thyroid neoplasms | ECE2018

Composite approach in the evaluation and management of thyroid nodule

Erdogan Murat Faik

Thyroid nodules are common in the population. Ultrasound would detect nodules, in about 25% of the adult and half of the elderly population(>60 years). Only 5% of these nodules are malignant, and 60–70% of the detected benign nodules, remains similar or decrease in size during the long term follow-up. Few nodules, i.e >1.3 cm, would function autonomously and cause thyrotoxicosis. Rarely, large single nodules or multinodulated glands could cause compressive symptom...

ea0090ep779 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2023

Mental health issues of patients with acromegaly: A systematic review

Murat Merve , Celik Selda , Ata Elvan Emine

Background: Acromegaly which is caused by excessive growth hormone is a rare chronicle endocrine disorder. Because it is a rare disorder, limited data are available on the impact and consequences of acromegaly on the mental health of patients, but the investigations are growing over time.Aim: It aims to summarize the evidence identifying the mental health issues of patients with acromegaly.Methods: MEDLINE (PubMed), Web of Science,...

ea0049ep1199 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2017

Riedel thyroiditis presenting with pleuro-pericardial involvement

Canpolat Asena Gokcay , Erdogan Murat Faik

Riedel thyroiditis (RT) is a rare kind of chronic thyroiditis which may be a part of a multifocal systemic fibrosis syndrome. When it is generally accepted as a thyroid manifestation of IgG4 related systemic disease. We hereby present a 54 year old woman who was suffering from shortness of breath because of a mass lesion originating from thyroid and invading neck and upper mediastinal structures, leading to dyspnea and dysphagia, as shown by CT, 15 years ago. After an isthmect...

ea0035p842 | Pituitary Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2014

Clinical evaluation of follow-up of 62 patients: do treatment methods in acromegaly affect the rates of cure and hypophyseal insufficiency?

Evran Mehtap , Sert Murat , Tetiker Tamer

Background: Transsphenoidal surgery of pituitary adenoma is often first-line therapy for patients with acromegaly. Pharmacotherapy and/or radiotherapy are applied when surgery fails to achieve good disease control, or when surgery is impossible or contraindicated. In this study, we report the results of therapies, rates of cure and hypophyseal insufficiency in our acromegalic patients.Methods and results: Medical files of the 62 patients who were followe...

ea0016p792 | Thyroid | ECE2008

Serum ghrelin levels in thyroid dysfunction and its change with treatment

Karaca Zuleyha , Yetkin Ilhan , Yilmaz Murat

Aim: In this study, we aimed to detect the serum Ghr levels in hypo and hyperthyroid patients at the time of diagnosis and after treatment in comparison with an age-, and sex-matched control group.Materials and methods: Thirty-two hypothyroid, 19 hyperthyroid and 30 control subjects were included in the study. Basal levels of serum free T3, free T4, TSH, anti-thyroid peroxidase (anti-TPO), anti Tg antibodies were measured by commercially available kits i...

ea0056p834 | Pituitary - Clinical | ECE2018

Two cases of silent corticotroph adenomas

Cinel Murat , Canlar Sule , Gullu Sevim

Introduction: Pituitary adenomas are mostly benign tumors which may be clinically functioning or non-functioning and ACTH secreting tumors make up 15% of them. Up to 20% of corticotroph adenomas which don’t have any biochemical or clinical evidence of hypercortisolism are known as silent corticotroph adenomas.Case 1: A 54 years old male presented with blurred of vision and headache that increasing in severity within six years. Physical examination a...