Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0065p417 | Thyroid | SFEBES2019

An audit of the use of liothyronine (LT3) in the East Sussex Health Care Trust

Rafique Shemitha , Verma Amit , Till David

Context: NICE and BTA agrees that combination L T4 and LT3 can be used in patients with symptoms persisting after adequate use of LT4.Methods: We retrospectively audited the patients coming to the endocrine clinics of ESHT whether they followed the local agreed protocol of LT3 usage. We checked if they had:1. Initiation of LT4 by an endocrine specialist.2. If other causes of tiredness were ruled out.<p cl...

ea0059p046 | Bone and calcium | SFEBES2018

Role of Ultrasound Neck (US), sestamibi Scintigraphy and Multidisciplinary team (MDT) discussion prior to intervention in the localization of parathyroid lesion

Ahmed Syed , Shakeel Majeed Muhammad , Till David

Background: Primary hyperparathyroidism is an endocrine disorder characterized by autonomous production of parathyroid hormone (PTH) results in the derangement of calcium metabolism. Imaging modalities used to localize includes technetium-99m sestamibi, sestamibi-single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT), SPECT-CT fusion, ultrasound Neck and Four dimensional computed tomography (4D-CT). Sestamibi scintigraphy combined with sestamibi single photon emission computed tom...

ea0059ep69 | Neoplasia, cancer &amp; late effects | SFEBES2018

An unusual case of hypoglycaemia

Bruce Peter Przylecki , Majeed Muhammad Shakeel , Till David , Deore Mahesh

A 79-year-old female patient, with a background history of hypertension and ischaemic heart disease was brought by ambulance to hospital with near collapse episode associated with capillary blood glucose (CBG) of 2.1 mmol/l. Her regular medications include Ramipril, clopidogrel and atorvastatin. She had no history of diabetes. While inpatient, it was observed that majority of low capillary blood glucose readings (CBG) were late night or early mornings. At venous glucose of 1.9...

ea0025p327 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

Management of hyperfunctioning thyroid malignancy with psychiatric co-morbidity

Till David , Gilbert Jackie , Lewis Dylan , Crane James , Aylwin Simon , McGregor Alan

A 70-year-old female with known schizophrenia presented in hyperthyroid crisis. Examination revealed muscle wasting, tremor, sweating, low-grade fever, and sinus tachycardia. Biochemistry confirmed the diagnosis (TSH <0.1 mlU/l, thyroxine 41 pmol/l (9–25), tri-iodothyronine 25 pmol/l (3.5–6.5)). The patient was commenced on i.v. esmolol and carbimazole (40 mg) crushed into warm milk.However, lacking mental capacity, and refusing to take all...