Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0070aep904 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Non-thyroidal illness syndrome in patients admitted for acute disease and its relationship to survival

Siarkos Evangelos , Athanassiou Lambros , Spyropoulou Olga-Maria , Mascha Olga , Samaras Charilaos , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Non-thyroidal illness syndrome or low T3 syndrome is an alteration of thyroid hormone levels which occurs as a reaction to acute disease. It is characterized by low TSH levels and low T3 and T4 levels. It is transient. The severity of its expression may be related to the severity of the acute disease. It affects patients hospitalized for acute disease in the department of medicine or surgery and in the acute care unit.<p class...

ea0070ep419 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Subclinical hyperthyroidism as a cause of atrial fibrillation

Athanassiou Lambros , Siarkos Evangelos , Fortis Athanasios , Kalogirou Thomais , Athanassiou Panagiotis , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Subclinical hyperthyroidism is a syndrome with vague clinical symptoms. It may cause tachycardia, loss of weight or no symptoms at all. Subclinical hyperthyroidism may occur in middle age and in the elderly. It may be related to the occurrence of atrial fibrillation. Subclinical hyperthyroidism may be the result of an autonomous goiter, may occur in the course of follow-up of hypothyroidism, as the needs for treatment may vary over time and substantially diminish...

ea0063p1212 | Thyroid 3 | ECE2019

Hypothyroidism and lymphoma in a patient with systemic sclerosis

Samaras Charilaos , Siarkos Evangelos , Athanassiou Lambros , Fasfali Dimitra , Kourentzi Kalliopi , Fabri Anastasia , Potamousi Paraskevi , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Patients with systemic sclerosis may develop cancer. The development of malignant hematological diseases has also been described in patients with systemic sclerosis. These patients may also be prone to the development of lymphoma, in most cases a B-cell lymphoma.Aim: The aim was to describe the case of a patient with systemic sclerosis who had a non-HodgkinÂ’s lymphoma and developed primary hypothyroidism.Case rep...

ea0063ep28 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2019

The impact of gastrointestinal diseases on bone quality: description of two cases

Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia , Athanassiou Lambros , Fasfali Dimitra , Fabri Anastasia , Giagtzoglou Ioannis , Siarkos Evangelos , Samaras Charilaos , Potamousi Paraskevi , Athanassiou Panagiotis

Introduction: Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract may have on effect on bone quality manifesting either as osteomalacia or as osteoporosis. Gastritis may have an effect on bone as it requires long term treatment with proton pump inhibitors. Gastrointestinal neoplasms may be accompanied by nutrient malabsorption. These diseases may also be related with vitamin D deficiency.Aim: The aim was to describe two cases of gastrointestinal diseases, namely chro...

ea0056p326 | Clinical case reports - Thyroid/Others | ECE2018

Post bariatric surgery malabsorption and vitamin D deficiency

Potamousi Paraskevi , Samaras Charilaos , Gerakari Styliani , Fambri Anastasia , Bouras Panagiotis , Athanassiou Lambros , Fasfali Dimitra , Siarkos Evangelos , Kostoglou-Athanassiou Ifigenia

Introduction: Bariatric surgery is a revolutionary method for the treatment of morbid obesity. It is effective as far as weight control is concerned, for the prevention and treatment of diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome. However, bariatric surgery may be accompanied by adverse effects if postoperatively dietary instructions are not adhered to.Aim: The aim was to present a case of a patient who underwent sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of ...