Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0038p213 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015

Adrenal insufficiency following bariatric surgery

Rajeswaran Chinnadorai , Oglesby Sarah , Zaidi Syed Zulfiqar Raza , Muniyappa Suresha

Introduction: Bariatric surgery is now a common surgical procedure for weight management recommended by NICE. Complications such as dumping syndrome, micronutrient deficiencies and cholelithiasis are well documented in the literature. Here we discuss the lesser reported complication of adrenal insufficiency seen in three patients following roux-en-y gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity.Case reports: Three patients were seen in the outpatient clinic ...

ea0086p135 | Thyroid | SFEBES2022

Thyroid function testing in people treated with Lithium: We are doing more thyroid tests than is necessary

Duce Helen , Duff Christopher J , Syed Zaidi , Parfitt Ceri , Fryer Anthony , Heald Adrian

Introduction: Lithium is a common pharmacological intervention for the treatment of bipolar affective disorder and is advocated by clinical practice guidelines (NICE 2021). Blood test monitoring is essential for management of lithium treatment and UK NICE guidance recommends 6-monthly serum testing of thyroid function. We here examine conformity to guidance and the consequences of monitoring outside these intervals.Methods: We extracted serum lithium/thy...