Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0073aep94 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

’Primary hyperparathyroidism: Relationship between localisation of adenoma and calcium level’

Khan Huma , Wills Alice , Aung Theingi

AimTo assess relationship between serum calcium level and localization studies and management outcome.MethodologyRetrospective analysis of data for patients referred by primary care for hypercalcemia from 1/3/2019 to 1/3/2020 to the Endocrinology department at Royal Berkshire Hospital. The sample size was 63 which excluded normo-calcemic hyperparathyroidism as well as MEN1/2 patients.Re...

ea0086p179 | Bone and Calcium | SFEBES2022

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: Correlation between Image Findings and Histology Data

Wills Alice , Bhopal Sadaf , Aung Theingi

Background: Parathyroid adenomas form a major proportion (80-85%) of the causative pathology in primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) followed by hyperplasia (10-15%) and cancers <1%. The only definitive treatment option for PHPT is surgery.Aim: To determine the pickup rate and correlation of the imaging modalities (ultrasound (US) and Sestamibi (MIBI)) with histological diagnosis of parathyroid adenomas in patients with PHPTMetho...

ea0025p286 | Steroids | SFEBES2011

Steroid Replacement Education: Impact on Patients and their Carers

Saeed Mujahid , Aung Theingi , MacDonald Judy , Wass John , Karavitaki Niki

Steroid replacement is life-saving in patients with steroid axis deficiency; education surrounding steroid replacement is vital in their management.We organised ‘Steroid Replacement Education Days’ for patients and their family members/carers to help enhance their knowledge on steroids and intercurrent illness. Lectures detailed manifestations, causes, management of steroid deficiency and the practical issues surrounding steroid replacement. Th...

ea0021p406 | Thyroid | SFEBES2009

Diagnostic and financial benefits of checking TSH receptor antibodies in patients with thyrotoxicosis

Fazal-Sanderson Violet , Aung Theingi , Wass John A H , Karavitaki Niki

Background: TSH-receptor stimulating antibodies are implicated in the pathophysiology of Graves’ disease (GD). The detection of TSH-receptor antibodies (TSHR-Abs) is routinely performed by assays measuring thyrotropin-binding inhibitor immunoglobulin and new generation assays are reported to have high sensitivity and specificity in GD. The differentiation of hyperthyroidism (GD or toxic multinodular goiter (TMG) or toxic adenoma (TA)) is important for planning the therapy...

ea0019p58 | Clinical practice/governance and case reports | SFEBES2009

An interesting case of Turner syndrome with spontaneous pregnancies

Aung Theingi , Meston Niki , Shears Debbie , Karavitaki Niki , Wass JAH

Turner syndrome results from the complete or partial lack of one X chromosome and occurs in approximately 1:2500 female live births. The incidence of spontaneous puberty in the 45, X karyotype is about 9%. Spontaneous pregnancy has been reported in less than 5% of the cases, the majority of which have been described in subjects with mosaicism; these are often associated with high rates of miscarriage and stillbirth.A 51-year-old check-out supervisor was ...

ea0019p289 | Reproduction | SFEBES2009

The importance of a specialized adult Turner Syndrome clinic

Aung Theingi , Meston Niki , Bilbao Ismene , Karavitaki Niki , Wass JAH

Background: Turner syndrome (TS) affects 1:2500 live births. Mean age of death is reported 27.9±25.5 years due to cardiovascular complications. Expert care is required for better outcome.Aim: To review data on presentation and follow-up of a large series of patients with TS attending our Adult TS clinic.Patients and methods: The records of 64 out of 72 patients were available for review.Results: About 56...

ea0065p259 | Metabolism and Obesity | SFEBES2019

Effectiveness of bariatric surgery – impact and metabolic outcome in different co-morbidities – a single center study in UK

Rafai Wajid , Ester Dubiwa , Beck Lana Faraj , Grive Anne , Hollywood Amelia , Aung Theingi

Introduction: Obesity is a global problem and its prevalence is on the rise in the U.K. It is associated with multiple co-morbidities with high mortality and has significant impact on healthcare costs. Bariatric surgery in recent past has revolutionized obesity treatment.Aims: To assess effectiveness of bariatric surgery in terms of metabolic outcomes in patients with obesity in a single center in the UK.Methods: Retrospective anal...