Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090ep1008 | Thyroid | ECE2023

Monitoring thyroid function test in patients with growth hormone deficiency, receiving growth hormone replacement therapy

Asaad Taha , Saeed Akam

Introduction: Interaction of growth hormone system with Hypothalamic pituitary axis can be complicated, and the effect of GH treatment on thyroid function is still not completely clear. GH has inhibitory effect on conversion of T4 to reverse T3, while enhancing extrathyroidal conversion of T4 to T3.Objective: To assess thyroid function test in patients with growth hormone deficiency, receiving growth hormone replacement therapy in Slemani, Kurdistan regi...

ea00100wd4.2 | Workshop D: Disorders of the adrenal gland | SFEEU2024

Hirsutism and incidental pheochromocytoma

Saeed Saadia , Ward Emma

A 67-year-old lady was referred to Haematology for evaluation of Polycythemia (Haemoglobin 162 – 172 g/l, PCV 50 – 53%) A simultaneous referral was sent to Endocrinology for hirsutism, noting that her Testosterone level was 24 nmol/l, SHBG 33 nmol/l. Her past medical history was significant for hypothyroidism, hypertension and migraines for which she was on Levothyroxine, amlodipine and candesartan. She was a non-smoker and teetotaller. Her haematology workup was neg...

ea0037ep513 | Diabetes (complications & therapy) | ECE2015

Insulin prescription audit

Saeed Nabeel , Brassill Mary Jane

Insulin is a life-saving drug but can be life threatening if not prescribed properly. A prospective, consecutive audit of insulin prescription was carried out on all medical and surgical patients admitted to South Tipperary General Hospital with types 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus in November 2013. The practice was compared with hospital guidelines which are consistent with other hospitals nationally. Three prescribing practices were audited: i) the prescription of insulin on insu...

ea0069p40 | Poster Presentations | SFENCC2020

The great masquerader-Phaechromocytoma presenting as ST elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome

Ahmad Sabahat , BiAllah El Muhtadi Saeed

Case history: A 75-year-old lady presented with sudden central chest discomfort to Emergency Department. The chest pain was preceded by palpitations. She had a background of Hypertension. She was non-smoker and otherwise fit and well. She mentioned receiving a steroid injection one day ago for joint pain. Her B.P on presentation was 226/106. Her physical examination was otherwise normal.Investigations: Her ECG on admission revealed atrial tachycardia and...

ea0043oc36 | Operational Aspects in Diabetes CT's | WCTD2016

The effect of empowering on self-care and coping strategies with type 1 Diabetes

Vaghee Saeed , Salehmoghadam Amireza , Moonaghi Hossein Karimi

Background: Diabetes mellitus has become a serious problem worldwide. Effects of diabetes stress, in addition to the physical complications had mental complications that make its treatment difficult. Concept of empowerment, enabling patients to make informed decisions and play an active role in planning and decision-making in health-related activities\.Aim: To determine the effect of empowering on self-care and coping strategies with type 1 diabetes....

ea0038p468 | Thyroid | SFEBES2015

TSH receptor antibodies testing in hypothyroid pregnant women

Saeed Nabeel , Ahmed Shakir , Haddadin Firas

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine condition and if untreated can have serious consequences in pregnant women. Generally, TSH receptor antibodies (TRAb) is performed in hyperthyroid pregnant women as high titres can cause foetal hyperthyroidism Neonatal thyrotoxicosis develops in 1% of infants born to thyrotoxic mothers due to placental transfer of TRAb.As part of management of hypothyroid pregnant women, TRAb are checked routinely in our hospital in k...

ea0037ep1003 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

Presentations and outcome of thyroiditis from an Outpatient Clinic of Endocrinology

Shahid Muhammad , Mahar Saeed , Shaikh Shiraz

Background: Thyroiditis is ‘the disorder in which there is inflammation of the thyroid gland’. If diagnosed earlier have often good chances of recovery. Limited data is available related to this problem from low income countries and hence there is delay in the diagnosis and management of this important disorder. The objective of the study was to assess the clinical presentations and early outcome of patients presenting with thyroiditis in a tertiary care hospital.</p...

ea0022p125 | Cardiovascular endocrinology and lipid metabolism | ECE2010

Cardiovascular disease and risk factors in patients with type 2 diabetes in IRAN

Bonakdaran Shokoufeh , Hejazi Noghabi Sepideh , Ebrahimzadeh Saeed

Objective: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is mainly responsible for the high mortality and morbidity in type 2 diabetes. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors of CVD in type 2 diabetes.Methods: A total of 752 patients were included. History and physical examination were recorded. Laboratory tests included fasting blood sugar (FBS), glycated hemoglobin, lipid profile, uric acid, serum creatinine and microalbuminuria. In pati...

ea00100wb3.1 | Workshop B: Disorders of the hypothalamus and pituitary (II) | SFEEU2024

A young Acromegalic patient (AIP+) with poor response to SRLs and discordant GH / IGF1

Saeed Saadia , Kyriakakis Nikolaos , Murray Robert

A 23-year-old Caucasian male was referred to Endocrinology with symptoms spanning over 7 years. He was substantially taller than other members of his family measuring 6’3”. He initially presented to Ophthalmology with preseptal cellulitis and noted to have visual field defects with acromegalic features. His pituitary profile showed GH > 100 mu/l, Total T4 104 nmol/l (normal: 60–140 nmol/l), Prolactin 234 mu/l, cortisol 240 nmol/l with flat GST. There was no ...

ea0055p39 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2018

Management of acromegaly in pregnancy and post-partum

Saeed Tamar , Jafar-Mohammadi Bahram , May Christine , Pal Aparna

Case history: A 39 year old female presented reporting a 5-year history of swollen face, hands and feet, with associated joint pain. She was initially investigated for rheumatoid arthritis. She had no significant past medical history except for a previous miscarriage in 2014 and treatment for hypertension in a subsequent successful pregnancy. Post-partum she breastfed with no difficulty for 18-months but remained amenorrhoeic during this time. During 2016 she noticed increase ...