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ea0020p283 | Clinical case reports and clinical reports | ECE2009

Nesidioblastosis in a patient with gastrinoma

Escola Cristina Alvarez , Chimenti Elisa Moya , Borge Virginia Martin , Dominguez Maria Garcia , Ayuela Susana , Pallardo Sanchez Luis Felipe

Introduction: Islet hyperplasia and nesidioblastosis are described in the non neoplastic pancreas of patients with gastrinoma. It is not definately established whether hypergastrinemia can influence these changes. Moreover, rarely insulinoma and gastrinoma occur in the same patient but cases of single tumours cosecreting both insulin and gastrin have been described. Otherwise, the syndrome of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycaemia with nesidioblastosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass h...

ea0016p466 | Neuroendocrinology | ECE2008

Effects of growth hormone replacement in 28 patients with growth hormone deficiency

Martin-Borge Virginia , Alvarez Escola Cristina , Lecumberri Santamaria Beatriz , Garcia Dominguez Maria , Moya Chimenti Elisa , Pallardo Sanchez Luis Felipe

Aim: To evaluate the response to growth hormone (GH) replacement in patients with growth hormone deficiency (GHD) after 1 year of treatment in terms of body composition, carbohydrate metabolism, lipid metabolism and quality of life.Method and patients: Twenty-eight patients with GHD with the following characteristics: 16 males, 10 with radiotherapy and 18 with panhypopituitarism, were included in our study. Body mass index (BMI) and waist hip ratio (WHR)...