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ea0073aep725 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Vitamin D deficiency and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis

Roman Gimeno Sergio , Urdaniz Borque Rosana , Elena Pérez Galende , Borja Sanz Martín , Jose Jorge Ortez Toro

IntroductionThe main role of vitamin D is regulating bone metabolism, but over the past years, the importance of vitamin D in non-skeletal actions has been studied. Vitamin D deficiency is very common in our environment. This deficit has been associated with higher risk of many chronic diseases, such as osteoporosis, hypertension, diabetes and even obesity. Recent evidence has demonstrated an association between low vitamin D status and autoimmune thyroi...

ea0073ep193 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Depression among patients with autoimmune thyroiditis

Roman Gimeno Sergio , Urdaniz Borque Rosana , Elena Pérez Galende , Borja Sanz Martín , Jose Jorge Ortez Toro

IntroductionToday, it is well recognized that disturbances in thyroid function may significantly affect mental status including emotion and cognition. Several studies have demonstrated the existence of a relationship between depression and hypothyroidism, although there is still no clear explanation of the pathophysiology that causes this association.ObjectivesTo assess whether there is a higher prevalence of...

ea0073aep778 | Thyroid | ECE2021

Thyroid nodule classified as Bethesda III: Our clinical experience and management strategy

Borja Sanz Martín , Roman Gimeno Sergio , Elena Pérez Galende , Sota Ochoa Patricia , Carlos Miguel Peteiro Miranda , Jose Jorge Ortez Toro , Urdaniz Borque Rosana

BackgroundThe prevalence of malignancy among Bethesda category III (atypia of undetermined significance) cytologies is variable in different studies.ObjectiveThe aim of this paper is to evaluate the risk of malignancy of thyroid nodules classified as Bethesda III in our hospital.MethodsWe have reviewed the medical records of 146 patients who underwent FNA with Bet...

ea0070aep430 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Muscle endocrinology and its relation with liver disease

Miguel Peteiro Miranda Carlos , Jorge Ortez Toro José , Sanz Martín Borja , Román Gimeno Sergio , Urdaniz Borque Rosana , Antonio Gimeno Orna José , Julia Ocón Bretón María

Background: Evidence suggests that muscle mass depletion is associated with poor clinical outcomes in clinical population. However, the significance of sarcopenia in the liver transplantation (LT) population remains unclear. The purpose of this study is to investigate the prevalence and the impact of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity in cirrhosis patients awaiting LT.Methods: We retrospectively analyzed patients who underwent LT at our center between Jan...