Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1060 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Thyrolipoma: a rare entity of the thyroid gland

Ekiz Bilir Betul , Ozturk Ozlem , Bilir Bulent , Soysal Atile Neslihan , Ozkan Hakan

Introduction: Thyrolipoma (focal adenolipoma of thyroid gland) and thyrolipomatosis (diffuse lipomatosis in the gland) are rarely encountered pathologies in daily practice. We reported a case of small thyrolipoma incidentally diagnosed in a multinodular goiter patient.Case report: A 56 year-old man was admitted to our out-patient clinics with the complaint of a lump in his cervical region. His thyroid function tests were normal. In physical examination, ...

ea0049ep362 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2017

Identifiying underdiagnosed or undertreated patients with familial hypercholesterolemia from the central laboratory registries

Haymana Cem , Berlik Hamza , Gunes Yalcin , Tuncez Orhan Enes , Aytekin Cihat , Tapikara Zafer , Guzel Huseyin , Ozturk Ozlem , Barcin Cem , Ozgurtas Taner , Azal Omer , Sonmez Alper

Objective: Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a life-threatening genetic disease associated with elevated low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and premature coronary heart disease that is globally underdiagnosed and undertreated. This study aimed to search for the demographical characteristics, awareness and treatment adherence of underdiagnosed or undertreated FH patients from the records of the central biochemistry laboratory.Methods: Patient...

ea0022p327 | Diabetes | ECE2010

Chitotriosidase activity predicts endothelial dysfunction in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Haymana Cem , Sonmez Alper , Tapan Serkan , Safer Umut , Celebi Gurkan , Ozturk Ozlem , Genc Halil , Dogru Teoman , Tasci Ilker , Erdem Gokhan , Taslipinar Abdullah , Aydogdu Aydogan , Yilmaz Mahmut I , Kurt Ismail , Kutlu Mustafa

The enzyme chitotriosidase (ChT) is secreted by activated macrophages and play active role in human immune response. ChT activity is increased in atherosclerosis in association to the extent of the disease. We investigated the relevance of ChT to endothelial functions and insulin resistance in patients with T2DM.Forty newly diagnosed and untreated patients with T2DM (male 17; age: 47.0±6.2 years) and 50 healthy volunteers (male 21; age: 50.2±8....