Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0011p326 | Diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | ECE2006

The effect of moxonodine on endothelial dysfunction in metabolic syndrome

Cikim Ayse Sertkaya , Topal Ergun , Cikim Kerim , Temel Ismail , Ozdemir Ramaza

Introduction: Metabolic syndrome (MS) is a clustering of risk factors. Endothelial dysfunction has been reported in patients with MS and even in healthy obese individuals with a normal metabolic profile. Sympathetic activity commonly is increased in obese hypertensives, and moxonidine, is found to be effective in lowering blood pressure and improving insulin sensitivity. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of moxonidine on endothelial dysfunction in insulin-resis...

ea0014p202 | (1) | ECE2007

Epicardial adipose tissue, hepatic steatosis and obesity

Cikim Ayse Sertkaya , Topal Ergun , Harputluoglu Murat , Keskin Lezzan , Zengin Zeynep , Cikim Kerim , Ozdemir Ramazan , Aladag Murat , Yologlu Saim

Objective: The measurement of epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) sonographically is reported to be related with both obesity and insulin resistance. Hepatic steatosis is one of the best known other coincidence with obesity. We aimed to evaluate the relationships between EAT thickness, hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance in obese patients.Methods: Obese 63 subjects were enrolled into the study. Local ethical committee approval was obtained. Patients wer...