Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026pl5 | Endocrine hypertension | ECE2011

Endocrine hypertension

Young W

Objective: To review the first reported cases of successfully treated pheochromocytoma and primary aldosteronism and document the diagnostic and therapeutic advances that have occurred since the initial descriptions.Methods: The original case descriptions and the subsequent pertinent literature were reviewed.Results: The successful management of the initial cases of pheochromocytoma in 1926 and primary aldosteronism in 1954 was hig...

ea0026mte6 | (1) | ECE2011

Difficult adrenal cases

Young W

Objective: To present 2 difficult adrenal cases in an interactive computer-based CPC format.Methods: The history of present illness will be presented for 2 patients: i) A 24-year-old woman who is 13 weeks pregnant presenting with spells and marked hypertension; ii) A 56-year-old man with hypertension, hypokalemia, and renal insufficiency. For the details of these cases, please see the Meet-the-expert handbook.Results: The attendees...

ea0006s8 | Newer concepts of mineralocorticoid action | SFE2003

Treating Primary Aldosteronism with New Aldosterone Receptor Antagonists

Young W

The diagnosis of primary aldosteronism results in either the surgical cure of hypertension or targeted pharmacotherapy. The two major subtypes of primary aldosteronism are unilateral aldosterone-producing adenoma (APA) and bilateral idiopathic hyperplasia (IHA). Patients with APA are usually treated with unilateral adrenalectomy, and patients with IHA are treated medically. Most patients with primary aldosteronism have IHA and require pharmacotherapy. Because of the recent rec...

ea0021pl6biog | Clinical Endocrinology Trust Visiting Professor Lecture | SFEBES2009

Clinical Endocrinology Trust Visiting Professor Lecture

Young W F

W F Young Jr, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA AbstractProf. William Young is Professor of Medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Vice-Chair of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition. He received his MD degree from Michigan State University. Prof. Young trained in endocrinology and metabolism at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. He has been a member of the staff at Mayo ...

ea0002p42 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | SFE2001

Tumour Induced Hypoglycaemia Treated Successfully With Growth Hormone

Younis N , Soran H , Howarth M , Young W , Zakhour H , Scott A

Introduction: haemangiopericytoma is a rare soft tissue tumour originating from pericytes. These are often large and slow growing tumours and manifest rarely as hypoglycaemia. We report a case of haemangiopericytoma-induced hypoglycaemia.Case report: A 72-year-old lady presented with an episode of confusion. She had had similar episodes usually in the early morning hours. She was also known to have hypertension and a large bladder haemangio...