Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0081p147 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Are pre-operative intratumoral haemorrhages and post-operative bleeds sentinel indicators of ‘’silent’’ corticotroph adenomas?

Shaan Goonoo Mohummad , Bojoga Andreea , Sinha Saurabh , Debono Miguel

Background: Silent corticotroph adenomas (SCAs) are considered to be clinically silent and non-secreting but exhibit positive adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) immunostaining. Whether, SCAs behave more aggressively than other non-functioning adenomas, remains controversial. We characterized our tertiary centre cohort of SCA patients, compared them to gonadotroph adenomas (GAs) and assessed for features predictive of recurrence.Objective: To compare char...

ea0086p285 | Thyroid | SFEBES2022

Preoperative Rapid Optimisation in poorly controlled Graves’ disease: An outpatient experience during the COVID-19 pandemic

Shaan Goonoo Mohummad , Fahad Arshad Muhammad , Hussein Ziad , Balasubramanian Sabapathy

Background: Traditional method in Sheffield involved preoperative admission and use of an intensive regimen. The pandemic led to the development and implementation of an outpatient-based protocol (SPROG - ‘Sheffield Peri-operative Rapid Optimisation in Graves’ disease (GD)’) for patients’ intolerant to thionamides and/or with uncontrolled disease requiring thyroidectomy. Control was achieved using sequential addition and dose-escalation of drugs such as Lug...