Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep519 | Diabetes complications | ECE2017

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and diabetes mellitus: a case report

Branco Sara Castelo , Vasques Miguel , Matos Lurdes G. , Filipe Edite , Milheiro Adelaide

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a clinical entity characterized by the infiltration of fat into the liver associated with hepatic inflammation. The etiology is unknown, however its most frequently observed in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM 2), obesity or insulin resistance. DM 2 is an independent risk factor for the progression of NASH. Usually there are no symptoms, so it is not possible to estimate its prevalence. The treatment focuses on the control of a...

ea0049ep519 (1) | Diabetes complications | ECE2017

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis and diabetes mellitus: a case report

Branco Sara Castelo , Vasques Miguel , Matos Lurdes G. , Filipe Edite , Milheiro Adelaide

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a clinical entity characterized by the infiltration of fat into the liver associated with hepatic inflammation. The etiology is unknown, however its most frequently observed in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM 2), obesity or insulin resistance. DM 2 is an independent risk factor for the progression of NASH. Usually there are no symptoms, so it is not possible to estimate its prevalence. The treatment focuses on the control of a...

ea0070ep354 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2020

Crooke’s cell adenoma and cushing disease: A severe case report

Vasques Miguel , Matos Lurdes , Sagarribay Amets , Pontinha Carlos , Mafra Manuela , Cerqueira Luís , Agapito Ana

Introduction: Cushing’s disease (CD) is a potentially fatal disease caused by corticotrophic adenoma of the pituitary gland. Crooke Cell Adenomas (CCA) are a rare variant characterized by cytoplasmic ring deposits of cytokeratin filaments. They are usually aggressive macroadenomas with a higher rate of recurrence and malignancy.Clinical case: A 36 year old man, with 34 kg weight gain and uncontrolled hypertension for 4 years presented at the Emerge...

ea0049ep599 | Diabetes therapy | ECE2017

Pancreas transplantation: experience in a central hospital

Martins Ana Claudia , Vasques Miguel , Bogalho Paula , Aires Ines , Ferreira Anibal , Remedio Francisco , Paulino Jorge , Nolasco Fernando , Martins Americo , Agapito Ana

Introduction: Pancreas transplantation is an established treatment for selected patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) and severe chronic kidney disease (CKD), reducing mortality and morbidity.Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the cases of pancreas transplantation performed at our centre from 1-January-2011 to 30-June-2016.Results: In this period, 53 transplants were performed: 48 simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplants ...

ea0073aep115 | Calcium and Bone | ECE2021

Transient hypocalcaemia and definitive hypoparathyroidism after total thyroidectomy in Graves’ disease

Bruno Bouça , Amaral Sara , Vasques Miguel , Monteiro Nuno , Crespo Ana , José Coutinho , Tavares Paula , Bogalho Paula , José Silva-Nunes

IntroductionHypocalcaemia is a complication of total thyroidectomy (TT) and may be more frequent in patients with Graves’ disease. The reason for this increased risk is unclear and its occurrence has been associated with: ophthalmopathy severity, preoperative calcaemia and reimplantation of parathyroid glands.ObjectivesTo evaluate the risk factors for transient hypocalcaemia (TH) and definitive hypoparat...

ea0070aep174 | Bone and Calcium | ECE2020

Colour doppler ultrasound: Preoperative location of parathyroid adenomas in primary hyperparathyroidism

Amaral Sara , Rego Teresa , Vasques Miguel , Gutu Olga , Cláudia Martins Ana , Palha Ana , Sabino Teresa , Cortez Luísa , Afonso António , Fonseca Fernando , Carrilho Nuno , Mário Coutinho José , Tavares Paula , Agapito Ana

Introduction: Parathyroid adenoma is the most frequent cause of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT). In recent years minimally invasive surgical techniques have challenged the traditional bilateral neck exploration. There are different imaging techniques for preoperative location of parathyroid adenomas. In this study the authors review the role of Doppler ultrasound focusing on its safety, availability and affordability.Aim: To evaluate the role of Doppl...

ea0073aep246 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2021

Risk factors associated with diabetic foot amputation among patients hospitalized for diabetic foot ulcer in a public hospital

Gutu Olga , Vasques Miguel , Inês Manique , Amaral Sara , Bruno Bouça , Prokop Joanna , Ana Cláudia Martins , António Afonso , José Neves , Silva-Nunes Jose

IntroductionDiabetic foot is one of the most devastating of chronic complications of diabetes mellitus (DM) and is responsible for about 25% of hospitalizations. Worldwide, the diabetic foot represents the main cause of non-traumatic lower limb amputation.Aim of the studyIdentification of risk factors for foot amputation among in patients hospitalized for diabetic foot in a tertiary public hospital in Portuga...