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ea0037ep284 | Calcium and Vitamin D metabolism | ECE2015

Asymptomatic pulmonary cement embolism after vertebroplasty: a case report

Efstathiadou Zoe A , Karathanassi Eleni , Poulasouchidou Maria , Kita Marina D

Introduction: Vertebroplasty is a commonly performed technique in the management of vertebral compression fractures. However, it is associated with some serious adverse effects. Most complications are related to the leakage of bone cement (polymethylmethacrylate) into the spinal canal or the perivertebral venous system.Case report: A 74-year-old lady was subjected to percutaneous verterbroplasty for osteoporotic compression fractures on T11, T12, L1 and ...

ea0032p285 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid / Others | ECE2013

Maturity onset diabetes of youth (MODY) in a patient with VATER syndrome

Anagnostis Panagiotis , Efstathiadou Zoe , Poulasouchidou Maria , Kita Marina

Introduction: VATER syndrome is a rare, usually sporadic, entity, including ≥2 of the following: vertebral defects (V), anal atresia (A), tracheoesophegeal fistula, esophageal atresia (TE) and radial or renal dysplasia (R).Maturity onset diabetes of youth (MODY) is a usually non-insulin-dependent type of monogenic diabetes mellitus (DM), usually in adults <25 years, with autosomal dominant inheritance, without the features of metabolic syndrome...

ea0032p208 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology &amp; Lipid Metabolism | ECE2013

Comparative effects of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin on vitamin D levels, glucose metabolism and systematic inflammation in non-diabetic patients with dyslipidaemia: a prospective randomised open-label study

Anagnostis Panagiotis , Adamidou Fotini , Slavakis Arisitidis , Polyzos Stergios , Panagiotou Athanasios , Selalmatzidou Despina , Karathanasi Eleni , Poulasouchidou Maria , Kita Marina

Introduction: Low levels of 25-hydroxy-vitamin D [25(OH)D] have been recognized as a new cardiovascular disease risk factor. Conflicting data exist regarding the effect of statins on 25(OH)D levels and glucose metabolism.Methods/design: This was an open-label randomized prospective comparative study evaluating the effects of atorvastatin and rosuvastatin at equivalent doses on 25(OH)D levels, glucose homeostasis and systemic inflammation in non-diabetic ...