Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1318 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

Is thymectomy a solution for myasthenia gravis associated with autoimmune thyroid diseases?

Vasiliu Ioana , Bodescu Ioana , Stefanescu Cipriana , Ciobanu Delia-Gabriela , Ionescu Lidia , Serban Ionela Lacramioara , Vulpoi Carmen

Myasthenia gravis (MG) and autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITD) may coexist and influence one another clinical expression. The opportunity of thymectomy in this association is controversial, since not all the studies have proven its efficacy. We report eight patients (one man and seven women) diagnosed with AITD (Graves’ disease (GD) – five cases, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis (HT) – three cases) and MG. The AITD diagnosis preceded (two cases), followed (three case...

ea0063p648 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 1 | ECE2019

Ghrelin expression in breast carcinomas

Armasu Ioana , Ciobanu Delia-Gabriela , Ianole Victor , Vasiliu Ioana , Hristov Ioana , Leustean Letita , Lupascu Cristian , Mocanu Veronica , Serban Ionela Lacramioara , Preda Cristina

Introduction: Breast cancer is, by far, the most frequent cancer among women. Local and systemic factors have been shown to drive growth in breast cancer cells. There is increasing evidence that hormone ghrelin, known for the growth hormone releasing effect and food intake modulator, may also influence cancer growth. Ghrelin has been shown to be produced by some tumor cells, including breast cancer cells.Objective: To analyze ghrelin expression in correl...