Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep28 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2016

Adenoma size could be an important predictor of Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome

Yener Serkan , Baris Mustafa , Demirpence Mustafa , Ozisik Secil , Cavdar Umit , Demir Omer , Secil Mustafa , Comlekci Abdurrahman

Subclinical CushingÂ’s syndrome (SCs) is used to refer to an adrenal incidentaloma with subtle autonomous cortisol secretion and without typical signs and symptoms of hypercortisolism. Diagnostic criteria are uncertain and arbitrary. In this study we aimed to investigate the power of adenoma size as an independent predictor of SCs.Dokuz Eylul University Adrenal Tumours Study Group database includes 596 patients by January 2016. Briefly, there are 332...

ea0037ep345 | Diabetes (pathiophysiology & epitemiology) | ECE2015

Acquired partial lipodystrophy is associated with increased risk for metabolic complications

Akinci Baris , Koseoglu Fatos , Onay Huseyin , Yavuz Sevgi , Altay Canan , Simsir Ilgin Yildirim , Ozisik Secil , Demir Leyla , Korkut Meltem , Yilmaz Nusret , Ozen Samim , Akinci Gulcin , Atik Tahir , Calan Mehmet , Secil Mustafa , Comlekci Abdurrahman , Demir Tevfik

Objective: Acquired partial lipodystrophy (APL) is a rare disorder characterized by progressive selective fat loss. In previous studies, metabolic complications were reported to be relatively rare in APL, while they were quite common in other types of lipodystrophy syndromes. However, so far, there has been no systematic study on metabolic complications in APL.Methods: We have systematically evaluated 21 APL patients in the Turkish Lipodystrophy Study Gr...