Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep630 | Obesity and cardiovascular endocrinology | ECE2015

Diet relationship with the metabolic syndrome's elements

Pop Raluca-Monica , Pascanu Ionela , Dogaru Grigore , Pop Marian

Background: Diet modification is an important part of the metabolic syndrome’s management but there is limited data regarding a direct relationship between food groups and the metabolic profile.Aim: Evaluation of the influence of food groups on the elements of metabolic syndrome in a group of subjects with abdominal obesity.Material and methods: A cross sectional study was conducted in the Endocrinology Outpatient Clinic betwe...

ea0032p1125 | Thyroid cancer | ECE2013

Coexistent medullary thyroid carcinoma and multifocal papillary thyroid microcarcinoma in a patient with chronic autoimmune thyroiditis

Pascanu Ionela , Neagoe Radu , Capraru Oana , Borda Angela

Introduction: The association between medullary (MTC) and differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC, with the most frequent form of papillary thyroid carcinoma, PTC) is rare and can be observed in two main settings: a collision tumor (that is, a tumor with two separate and different components) or a mixed tumor showing dual differentiation.Case report: A 58-year-old woman, affected by euthyroid multinodular goiter came to our observation for a second opinion re...

ea0022p780 | Thyroid | ECE2010

The serum C-reactive proteine in dysthyreosis

Laszlo Annamaria , Pascanu Ionela , Kolcsar Melinda , Gliga Camelia , Schiopu Alexandru

Introduction: The thyroid is a multifaced endocrine gland. By its hormones it has an effect on almost all organs of the body, metabolism and defence system too. The relationship between the thyroid hormones and the nonspecific defence system has been less studied.Aim: To study and prove whether the endogenous thyroxin (FT4) is involved in the nonspecific defence system of the organism. We followed the correlation between the FT4 and...

ea0037ep794 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Multimodal management of GH-secreting pituitary adenomas – the experience of the endocrinology department Tirgu-Mures, Romania, in the last decade

Kun Imre Zoltan , Tanko Zsuzsa , Nasalean Anisie , Balazs Jozsef , Gliga Camelia , Pascanu Ionela , Szanto Zsuzsanna

Introduction: The diagnostical and therapeutical management of GH-secreting pituitary adenomas has been modified in many aspects in the last decade, and the guidelines also have been considerably changed.Objective: To evaluate the management of acromegaly applied in an endocrinological clinical unit from Romania, and the efficiency of different therapeutical schemes.Materials and methods: 23 patients with acromegaly, treated and fo...

ea0026p441 | Thyroid (non cancer) | ECE2011

Thyroid-associated ophtalmopathy (TAO) in association with another disorders

Radu Cristina Corina Pop , Balazs Jozsef , Gliga Camelia , Nasalean Anisie , Pascanu Ionela , Kun Imre

Thyroid-associated ophtalmopathy (TAO) is an organ-specific autoimmune process that is strongly associated with thyroid dysfunction. Patients with TAO may present eyelid retraction, proptosis, chemosis, periorbital oedema and altered ocular motility with significant functional and cosmetic consequences. There is the possibility of coexistence of two or more autoimmune diseases affecting the eye due to the cross-reactivity to common antigens from the eye muscles.<p class="a...

ea0049ep16 | Adrenal cortex (to include Cushing's) | ECE2017

Paraneoplastic Cushing’s syndrome and nephrotic syndrome in a patient with bronchial carcinoid

Grigorie Daniel , Caragheorghopol Andra , Iordachescu Carmen , Hortopan Dan , Pascanu Ionela , Hara Livia , Brezean Iulian , Galie Nicolae , Vasilescu Florina , Mandache Eugen , Sucaliuc Alina

Introduction: We report a case of Cushing’s syndrome association with nephrotic syndrome in a patient with occult ectopic ACTH (EAS) secretion by a bronchial carcinoid and resolution of both disorders after bilateral adrenalectomy.Case report: A 42-year-old man was admitted to our department with the suspicion of EAS. He was in a very good health until several months ago when he developed suddenly nephrotic syndrome, severe hypertension, severe hypo...

ea0049ep1364 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Iodine deficiency is still prevalent in pregnant women from Romania after universal salt iodization

Gheorghiu Monica Livia , Ursu Horea Ioan , Dumitrascu Irina , Pascanu Ionela , Georgescu Carmen , Mihu Dan , Delia Corina Elena , Toma Geanina Mirela , Stanciu Mihaela , Popescu Dragos , Lichiardopol Corina , Vlad Mihaela , Aldea Ramona , Tudorache Stefania , Vasile Mihaela , Igna Claudia Podia , Purice Mariana , Ghemigian Adina

Introduction: Even mild to moderate maternal iodine deficiency during pregnancy is associated with impaired child cognition. Iodine deficiency is especially problematic in pregnant women, who have a higher iodine requirement (250 μg/day) than non-pregnant women (150 μg/day).Objective: To assess iodine status (median urinary iodine concentration, UIC) in pregnant women from multiple endemic or non-endemic areas in Romania, 13 years after impleme...