Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0015p340 | Thyroid | SFEBES2008

How useful is post-operative PTH at predicting hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy?

Sharma Nidhi , Meeran Karim , Palazzo Fausto

Background: Post-operative hypocalcaemia affects up to 30% of patients. It may be delayed to the second or third post-operative day and is therefore the key determinant of post-operative stay. Various strategies have been used to overcome this problem including the blanket administration of calcium and discharge followed by daily blood tests.Objectives: To evaluate the use of using a parathyroid hormone (PTH) assay 4 h following surgery as a predictor of...

ea0092ps1-10-06 | Basic Thyroid Gland, Iodine & Autoimmunity Basic | ETA2023

Reference range of maternal thyroid hormones from rural himalayan foothills (TEHRI CLUSTER): a cross sectional study

Yadav Nikku , Chandola-Saklani Asha , Semwal Jayanti , Yadav Nidhi , Sharma Anita

Background: It is well established that during pregnancy, normal physiological changes occur concomitant with an enhanced metabolic demand for thyroxine/iodine. If dietary iodine intake is sufficient, normal equilibrium is achieved. With deficient iodine intake, the demand not being met, it is believed that pathological alterations occur leading to maternal thyroxineaemia and impaired growth and neurodevelopmental disorders in the offspring. However, there are very few studies...