Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0049ep1330 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2017

Measurement of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies, a matter of equipment?

Capitao Ricardo , Prazeres Susana , Font Ana , Godinho Conceicao , Rodrigues Isaura , Cerveira Frederico , Belo Graca , Viana Joao , Madureira Deolinda

Introduction: The presence of anti-thyroglobulin antibodies (ATG) can induce falsely lower thyroglobulin (Tg) values. The methods characteristics used for ATG measurement vary according to the equipment/reagent used. ATG at our centre is measured by Unicap.Objective: To assess if patients with negative ATG by Unicap® have different results with other equipment.Methods: A cross-sectional retrospective study was condu...

ea0070aep378 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2020

Bariatric surgery impact on cardiovascular risk factors: Is age a factor to consider?

Mendonça Fernando , Silva Maria , João Ferreira Maria , Salazar Daniela , Guerreiro Vanessa , Pedro Jorge , Sergio Neves Joao , Viana Sara , Belo Sandra , Varela Ana , Freitas Paula , Carvalho Davide

Introduction: Despite the abundance of data addressing the influence of patient’s age on surgery-related complications, its impact on several cardiovascular risk factors following bariatric surgery has been overlooked.Methods: Retrospective unicentric study of 1728 obese patients who underwent bariatric surgery between January/2010 and June/2015. Patients were divided in three groups, according to their age at surgery: <40 (n = 751...