Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0035p95 | Bone and Osteoporosis | ECE2014

Osteoporosis in young male secondary to cancer treatment: case report

Simoes-Pereira Joana , Silva-Vieira Margarida , Pereira Maria Conceicao

Introduction: Children undergoing treatment for cancer are prone to several long-term endocrine complications, which can permanently affect bone tissue.Case report: A 25-year-old man was diagnosed with right maxillary sinus rhabdomyosarcoma at the age of 5. He was submitted to chemotherapy – intrathecal methotrexate+prednisolone and i.v. vincristine+actinomycin+ifosfamide – and submaxillary+cervical radiotherapy, 60Gy. At the age of 12, he was ...

ea0035p1146 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Long-term follow-up of young patients submitted to radiotherapy: analysis of ten thyroid cancer cases

Simoes-Pereira Joana , Silva-Vieira Margarida , Pereira Maria Conceicao

Introduction: The increasing risk of thyroid cancer (TC) in patients who underwent radiotherapy is well documented, especially at early ages. In our center, young patients undergoing cancer treatments are referenced to Endocrine Rehabilitation Clinics (ERC). Their risks are initially identified and monitored regularly. We intended to analyze the characteristics and outcomes of patients who developed post-radiotherapy TC.Methods: Medical records of patien...

ea0041ep720 | Male Reproduction | ECE2016

Adjustment of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone reference intervals to the male Portuguese population

Simoes-Pereira Joana , Prazeres Susana , Macedo Daniel , Silva-Vieira Margarida , Marques Pedro , Pereira Maria Conceicao

Introduction: In our practice we’ve been following some oncologic survivors patients with low-low/normal levels of testosterone who are asymptomatic. Aims: to determine the levels of total (TT) and free testosterones (FT) and dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in healthy men, in order to find the reference intervals (RI) adjusted to our population and compare them with those provided by the kit-producers (KP).Methods: We collected blood samples from 125 heal...

ea0070aep664 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

The role of repeated prolactin samples in patients with hyperprolactinaemia

Rodrigues Catarina , Cunha Filipe , Chaves Catarina , Silva Vieira Margarida , Silva André , Garrido Susana , Martinho Mariana , Almeida Margarida

Introduction: Current guidelines recommend a single prolactin sampling for the diagnosis of hyperprolactinaemia. Nonetheless, in some patients, prolactin levels may normalize in a subsequent sampling or if prolactin is collected through a venous catheter some time after puncture. We aimed to assess the percentage of patients in which prolactin remained elevated in repeated sampling and to determine the best prolactin cutoff associated with persistent hyperprolactinaemia.<p...