Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep737 | Pituitary: clinical | ECE2015

Clinical features of pituitary adenomas in elderly patients in Castilla La Mancha (Spain) compared with younger age group; a retrospective multicentre study

Vicente Almudena , Val Florentino Del , Cortes Claudia , Lamas Cristina , Aguirre Miguel , Silva Julia , Alramadan Moubarak , Quiroga Ivan

Background: Pituitary adenomas (PAs) in the elderly, defined as people older than 65 years, represent less than 10% of all PAs. Because of increasing life expectancy and improving health care, diagnosis PAs in this age group is increasing with time. Age-related changes and associated diseases may significantly modify the clinical presentation in these patients, delaying the diagnosis of PAs.Objective: To analyse the clinical features of PAs in elderly pa...

ea0035p1117 | Thyroid Cancer | ECE2014

Prediction of lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer by preoperative BRAF analysis, is it useful?

Luque Alessandra , Sastre Julia , Val Florentino del , Cortes Claudia , Luque Ines , Maqueda Esther , Vicente Almudena , Pena Virginia , Castro Enrique , Morlan Miguel Angel , Campos-Martin Yolanda , Lopez Jose

Introduction and objective: Prophylactic central lymph node dissection (CLND) in patients with suspected papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) without evident lymph node metastasis (LNM), remains debatable. We propose to evaluate whether BRAF V600E mutation presence, could help to identify patients at risk for LMN.Methods: Retrospective study of patients with diagnosis of PTC, who underwent total thyroidectomy during 2002 and 2013 (n: 256) in our hospi...