Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0090rc11.5 | Rapid Communications 11: Late Breaking | ECE2023

Pregnancy after bariatric surgery – Experience from a tertiary hospital

Urbano Ferreira Helena , von Hafe Madalena , Dias Helena , Goncalves Juliana , Rodrigues Teresa , Belo Sandra , Freitas Paula

Introduction: Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, large for gestational age (LGA) newborns, preterm delivery, congenital malformations, and fetal death. On the other hand, bariatric surgery before pregnancy is associated with a reduction of obesity-associated complications, but also with an increased risk of small for gestational age (SGA) newborns, fetal growth restriction and micronutrient deficiencies during pregnancy.<p class=...

ea0090ep82 | Adrenal and Cardiovascular Endocrinology | ECE2023

Black adrenal adenoma mimicking an oncocytoma–a case report

Urbano Ferreira Helena , Goncalves Juliana , Belo Sandra , Carvalho Davide , Freitas Paula

Introduction: Black adrenal adenomas are rare and benign. They are named after their black appearance, due to lipofuscin pigment. Most frequently black adenomas are associated with ACTH-independent CushingÂ’s syndrome. They can also cause primary hyperaldosteronism or be nonfunctioning. Unlike most other adrenal adenomas, black adenomas exhibit high Hounsfield units (>30) on CT, and high standard uptake value on FDG-PET.Case presentation: A 67-ye...

ea0090ep1095 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

Effectiveness of empirical antibiotic therapy in diabetic foot infection in a Portuguese Center

Goncalves Juliana , Guimaraes Andre , Urbano Ferreira Helena , Ribeiro Sara , Moreno Telma , Borges-Canha Marta , Silva Fabia , Clara Correia Maria , Pedro Jorge , Neves Nelia , Sao Simao Ricardo , Andrade Paulo , de Lurdes Santos Maria , Carvalho Davide , Freitas Paula

Introduction: Diabetic foot infection imposes a significant burden and is a major cause of non-traumatic limb amputation. Antibiotic therapy plays a crucial role in the management these patients. In our institution, empirical antibiotic therapy is tailored to the presence of risk factors for multidrug-resistant microorganisms. For patients without risk factors, empirical intravenous amoxicillin-clavulanate at a dose 2.2 g every 8h is used. For patients with risk factors such a...