Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0022p695 | Obesity | ECE2010

The metabolic syndrome and the non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: metabolic and pathology aspects

Popescu Mihaela , Popescu Alin , Neagoe Daniela , Comanescu Violeta , Dinca Mihaela , Bistriceanu Marian

Obesity and the metabolic syndrome show increased morbidity and mortality, by inducing morphological and functional alterations of several organs, the liver included (non-alcoholic fatty liver disease – NAFLD). They start with minimal alterations ranging to terminal liver disease (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis – NASH – and cirrhosis).We intended to identify the histological aspects in NAFLD and to examine the correlations between the histo...

ea0032p98 | Bone and Osteoporosis | ECE2013

The follow-up in patients evaluated based on quantitative ultrasound: a prospective study

Carsote Mara , Radoi Valentin , Popescu Mihaela , Dusceac Roxana , Ene Cristina , Voicu Gabriela , Coculescu Mihail , Poiana Catalina

Introduction: The heel quantitative ultrasound (QUS) is useful tool in the assessment of fracture risk especially if cost issues are involved. It might be helpful in follow-up the patients who will not be treated with anti-osteoporotic drugs.Aim: To present the bone evaluation (DXA) after a period of time in patients who are initially assesed by both DXA and QUS.Material and patients: This is a prospective pilot study in a group of...

ea0099p332 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2024

Sarcoma of the sphenoid sinus occurring 34 years after fractionated sellar 60Cobalt radiotherapy for acromegaly

Maria Prunariu Ana , Popescu Mihaela , Stoica Sergiu , Costache Outas Mariana , Dumitrascu Anda , Livia Gheorghiu Monica

Introduction: Treatment options for acromegaly include surgery or radiation to remove or reduce the size of the tumor and medication to help normalize the hormone levels. While improving the prognosis, patients with acromegaly treated with radiotherapy are at risk of long-term development of secondary malignancies (1-2% at 10-20 years). We report the case of a 55-year old woman diagnosed with high-grade sarcoma of the sphenoid sinus developed 34 years after receiving 60Cobalt ...

ea0037ep1344 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Endocrine assays in female patient with relapsing thymus cyst and myasthenia gravis

Carsote Mara , Terzea Dana , Baciu Ionela , Mihai Alexandra , Peretianu Dan , Vasilescu Florina , Popescu Mihaela , Trifanescu Raluca , Dumitrascu Anda , Poiana Catalina

Introduction: The congenital cystic neck masses underlie various diagnosis including tymic cysts. Even they are an embryological defects, the adult onset might be seen. The aetiology is not clearly established. The malignant behaviour or infections are correlated to the cysts. Aim: we present a female case with a complicated history of cysts.Case report: 42-year old female is known with the following medical history. Seven years ago she was operated for ...

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...