Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep644 | Obesity | ECE2017

A comparison of the metabolic parameters of obese and non-obese nafld patients with insulin resistance

Karakaya Pinar , Pehlivan Bahar , Mert Meral , Karagoz Hamide , Okuturlar Yildiz

Introduction-aim: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a clinical condition of uncertain etiology, in whose pathogenesis several mechanisms are involved and which is defined by fat vacuoles in more than 5% of hepatic histiocytes in the absence of serious alcohol consumption. It is frequently comorbid with obesity and insulin resistance. However, NAFLD is also seen in non-obese individuals. The purpose of this study was to compare insulin resistance and metabolic parame...

ea0056p1022 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2018

Correlation between cytologic results and thyroid autoantibodies, calcitonin, and thyroid function tests in patients with thyroid nodules

Karakaya Pinar , Pehlivan Bahar , Mert Meral , Yaprak Bulent , Okuturlar Yildiz , Doganciftci Sema , Akarsu Cevher , Dural Ahmet Cem , Kumbasar Abdulbaki

Aim: Fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) is currently a widely accepted screening procedure in diagnosis of thyroid nodules, there has been confusion related to diagnostic terminology in the assessment of samples. This confusion has been caused by multiple category names, descriptive reports without assigning to a category, and different terminologies used for surgical pathology. We aimed to evaluate correlations between US characteristics, cytologic results of FNAB, and thyr...