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ea0016p38 | Adrenal | ECE2008

Retrospective clinical data on more than 160 pheochromocytoma in three east german endocrine centers

Kopetschke Robert , Kilisli Aylin , Tuschy U , Wallaschofski Henri , Oelkers Wolfgang , Ventz Manfred , Quinkler Marcus

Objective: Pheochromocytoma is a rare disease with an incidence of 2–6 per million, and a prevalence of 0.1–0.6% in patients with hypertension. Pheochromocytoma may occur sporadically or as part of hereditary syndrome. According to the latest studies, among patients with non-syndromic pheochromocytoma, up to 24% of tumors may be inherited. However, genetic testing was not generally performed until recently. There is still a debate which pheochromocytoma patient shoul...

ea0016oc1.1 | Neuroendocrinology and pituitary | ECE2008

Structured assessment of neuroendocrine dysfunction following traumatic brain injury and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage in 921 patients: the German Interdisciplinary Database

Schneider Harald , Schneider Manfred , Tuschy U , Wallschofski Henri , Faust Michael , Renner C , Kopchak Anna , Jordan Martina , Saller Bernhard , von Rosen Friedrich , Kreitschmann-Andermahr Ilonka , Buchfelder Michael , Stalla Gunter Karl

Background: Recent studies show that traumatic brain injury (TBI) and aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) are frequent causes of long-term disturbances of hypothalamo–pituitary function. Still little is known about risk factors and clinical characteristics of pituitary impairment after brain damage. This study aimed to address these questions on a larger scale by establishing a national registry of these patients.Methods: All centers treating p...