Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p439 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019

Large Pericardial Effusion due to Primary Hypothyroidism

Surya Ashutosh , Obuobie Kofi

A 54 years old gentleman was admitted to cardiology ward from echocardiography department in view of findings on the scan. He was referred to cardiology clinic on outpatient basis 3 months earlier by his GP for his shortness of breath, ankle swelling and a murmur heard on auscultation by his GP. His transthoracic echocardiography was being conducted prior to attendance at cardiology clinic. The result showed a large global pericardial effusion, max 4.9 cm in size. There was se...

ea0044ep89 | (1) | SFEBES2016

An unusual cause of thyrotoxicosis

Kumar Ramesh , Surya Ashutosh , Dixon Anthony

A 24 years old veterinary nurse presented to the cardiology outpatient clinic with palpitations, breathlessness and lethargy. There was no history of weight loss. She had a past history of bulimia. She was clinically euthyroid. ECG demonstrated sinus tachycardia with heart rate of 120 bpm. Thyroid functions test (TFT) done by GP was normal. She was initially treated with beta-blockers.She was subsequently admitted to hospital a month later with palpitati...

ea0044ep56 | (1) | SFEBES2016

An Unusual case of a para-sellar mass

Kumar Ramesh , Surya Ashutosh , Dixon Anthony , Watson David

A 36 year-old female presented with increasing headaches over the previous 8 months. She had seen in the neurology clinic recently and treated for migraines and cluster headache. She also had a history of depression. She had prodromal aura of visual disturbance including blurred vision and photophobia.She was admitted following sudden onset of stabbing pain over the left eye along with nausea. All these symptoms were classic of her usual migraines. On ad...

ea0070aep505 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Challenging hypoglycaemia management in a patient with metastatic insulinoma

Giannopoulou Angeliki , Surya Ashutosh , Nidumolu Ravi , Witczak Justyna , Kumar Nagappan , Rees Aled

Background: Metastatic insulinomas are very rare (fewer than 1:100000) and therefore may pose a therapeutic challenge as there are no case controlled studies comparing the efficacy of various therapeutic approaches avialable. The Ki 67 index from the histology of the primary tumour is an established prognostic marker for metastatic disease with tumours showing low Ki 67(<3%) being defined as low risk of early recurrence.Case Presentation: A 60 year o...

ea0086p92 | Neuroendocrinology and Pituitary | SFEBES2022

Natural history of non-functioning pituitary microadenomas – results from the UK NFA consortium

Hamblin Ross , Fountas Athanasios , Lithgow Kirstie , Loughrey Paul Benjamin , Bonanos Efstathios , Khalid Shinwari Shah , Mitchell Kirsten , Shah Syed , Grixti Lydia , Matheou Mike , Isand Kristina , McLaren David , Surya Ashutosh , Zubair Ullah Hafiz , Klaucane Katarina , Jayasuriya Anuradha , Bhatti Sumbal , Mavilakandy Akash , Ahsan Masato , Mathew Susan , Hussein Ziad , Jansz Thijs , Wunna Wunna , Ayuk John , Abraham Prakash , Drake William , Brooke Antonia , Baldeweg Stephanie E. , Sam Amir H. , Martin Niamh , Higham Claire , Reddy Narendra , Ahluwalia Rupa , Newell-Price John , Vamvakopoulos Joannis , Krishnan Amutha , Lansdown Andrew , Murray Robert D , Pal Aparna , Bradley Karin , Mamoojee Yaasir , Purewal Tejpal , Panicker Janki , Marie Freel E , Hasan Faisal , Kumar Mohit , Jose Biju , Hunter Steven , Karavitaki Niki

Background: The published data on the natural history of (presumed) non-functioning pituitary microadenomas (micro-NFAs) is possibly compromised by small sample sizes, short follow-up and inclusion of cases with other pathologies in the analyses.Objective: To clarify the long-term outcomes of micro-NFAs in a large cohort of patients.Methods: We conducted a multi-centre, retrospective, cohort study involving 22 UK endocrine departme...