Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0041ep1009 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Conjunctival impression cytology is worsened in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis without thyroid associated ophthalmopathy

Altay Mustafa , Sahin Tugba , Yildiz Zennure , Simsek Gulcin , Citirik Mehmet , Ates Ihsan , Bitiren Muharrem

Introduction: We aimed to investigate the conjunctival surface changes in HashimotoÂ’s thyroiditis (HT) patients and controls comparatively, and search the correlation of these changes with thyroid functions and thyroid autoantibody level in patients without thyroid associated ophthalmopathy (TAO).Methods: A total of 25 patients with HT and 33 healthy individuals were enrolled in the study. Serum TSH, fT4 and fT3 level, and anti...

ea0056p534 | Obesity | ECE2018

The relationship between obesity, insulin resistance and conjunctival impression cytology

Dagdeviren Murat , Altay Mustafa , Yildiz Zennure , Simsek Gulcin , Citirik Mehmet , Ates Ihsan , Dagdeviren Tanyel S , Yildiz Canan , Sahin Tugba

Introduction: This study was designed to determine whether obesity causes inflammation on both conjunctival epithelium cells as well as on squamous metaplasia.Materials and methods: Around 61 volunteer participants who had no previous history of illness or drug use were involved in this study. Of them, nearly 20 were obese, and 41 were of normal weight. We measured the glucose and insulin values for all volunteers. We also measured the Body Mass Index (B...