Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0003p209 | Reproduction | BES2002

Cardiovascular risk profiles in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Bickerton A , Clark N , Meeking D , Crook M , Shaw K , Cummings M

Introduction: Studies have suggested that PCOS is associated with increased cardiovascular (CVS) risk. The mechanisms that may contribute to increased CVS susceptibility include endothelial dysfunction, vascular inflammation and atherothrombosis.Aim: To compare CVS risk profiles in women with PCOS and healthy age and weight matched controls using novel biochemical and biophysical markers of these pathological processes.Method: Fo...

ea0048cp4 | Poster Presentations | SFEEU2017

A novel approach to the investigation of an atypical adrenal lesion: 11C-metomidate PET-CT combined with 18F-FDG PET-CT in a rare case of adrenal Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Powlson Andrew S , Koulouri Olympia , Cheow Heok K , Shaw Ashley , Jamieson Neville V , Follows George , Gurnell Mark

Case history: A 66-year-old man presented with a 1 month history of a productive cough, in the context of a 20 pack-year smoking history. CT chest revealed minor bronchiectasis and an incidental 3 cm right adrenal lesion. He was referred to the endocrine clinic for further evaluation. On questioning, he reported no symptoms suggestive of adrenal hormone hypersecretion and, aside from a short history (<1 month) of sweating episodes at night, he described no other constituti...