Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0025p78 | Clinical biochemistry | SFEBES2011

Milk–alkali syndrome: not to be forgotten

Verdaguer Ramona , Lawrence James

A 50-year-old woman with learning difficulties and schizophrenia presented to accident and emergency with 5 days of epigastic pain and vomiting.Initially, she was peripherally shut down, with a pulse of 120 and blood pressure of 115/80. Chest examination was normal. Abdominal examination showed epigastric tenderness with guarding.Blood tests confirmed a diagnosis of acute pancreatitis (Amylase 1972 IU/l), with hypercalcaemia (corre...

ea0025p315 | Thyroid | SFEBES2011

Outcomes of radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism: 1 year follow up survey in subjects attending a general hospital endocrine clinic

Rajendran Rajesh , Verdaguer Ramona , Coppini David

Aim: Retrospective survey on outcomes of 131I therapy in subjects with hyperthyroidism.Methods: We analysed the outcomes at 1 year, of 55 episodes of 131I therapy in 52 patients (36 males, 15 females) who were treated between January 2007 and January 2009.Results: At 1 year post 131I therapy, 31 (56.3%) subjects were hypothyroid (median age 54 years), 14 (25.5%) were euthyroid (median age 69 years) ...