Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0056p244 | Calcium & Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2018

Biological and endocrine features of Infra Clinical Hypoparathyroidism in Major Beta Thalassemia at adulthood in Algeria, screening and therapeutic management

Belazzouz Abderahman Youssouf , Khouja Ziane , Azzouz Malha , Boudiba Aissa , Nacer Ahmed

Introduction: Major Beta Thalassemia (MBT) is a common hereditary condition in Algeria (2%) and in North Africa it requires repeated transfusions. Life expectancy has improved significantly thanks to advances in chelating treatments that will delay endocrine complications associated with secondary hemochromatosis. The hypoparathyroidism (HPT) continues to be seen (5–20%), its relation with the iron overload is not clearly elucidated.Patients and met...

ea0056p1094 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Features and determinants of hypothyroidism in patients with major beta thalassemia from Algeria.

Belazzouz Abderahman Youssouf , Azzouz Malha , Khouja Ziane , Nacer Ahmed , Boudiba Aissa , Yargui Ilyes

Introduction: Hypothyroidism is the most common endocrine pathology during Major Beta Thalassemia (MBT). The geographic area is considered a factor in establishing the prevalence and form of hypothyroidism in MBT. We have tried through this study to establish features and determinants of hypothyroidism in Algeria.Patients and methods: Twenty patients middle-aged 27 years (20–46 years) (10 males/10 Females) hospitalized in Pierre Marie Curie Center, ...