Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1073 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

The changes of thyroid function after coronary angiography in Koreans

Kim Dong Sun , Park Jung Hwan , Sung Yeon-Ah , Won Kyu Chang

Background: The risk of iodine-induced thyrotoxicosis is increased in patients with Graves’ disease and multi nodular goiter with thyroid autonomy. At same time, hypothyroidism can develop after iodine exposure in patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. But, there are no studies about the influence of iodine containing contrast media on thyroid function in iodine excessive area. This study was done to evaluate the changes of thyroid function after coronary angiography...

ea0035p57 | Adrenal Medulla | ECE2014

ACTH-producing pheochromocytoma presenting with Cushing's syndrome and complicated by invasive aspergillosis: a case report

Moon Jun Sung , Cho Jae Ho , Yoon Ji Sung , Won Kyu Chang , Lee Hyoung Woo

Introduction: ACTH-producing pheochromocytoma has been rarely reported, ranging from 3 to 25% of the ectopic ACTH syndrome. Moreover, a few cases of Cushing’s syndrome (CS) accompanied with opportunistic infections have been reported. We experienced a case of pheochromocytoma with ectopic CS, complicated by invasive aspergillosis.Case report: A 35-year-old woman visited our hospital because of headache for 2 months. She presented with typical cushin...

ea0037ep1327 | Clinical Cases–Thyroid/Other | ECE2015

A case of multiple gas-forming pyogenic liver abscesses in diabetic patient

Lee Hyoung Woo , Kim Ho Jin , Lee Jun Ho , Moon Jun Sung , Yoon Ji Sung , Won Kyu Chang

Background: Gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess is an uncommon, life-threatening infection that is usually found in poorly-controlled diabetic patients. Here, we experienced a case of gas-forming pyogenic liver abscess in diabetes caused by Klebsiella pneumoniae.Clinical case: A 77-year-old man with 25-year history of diabetes was admitted due to fever for 2 days. On the physical examination, right upper quadrant tenderness of the abdomen was present. Ini...

ea0032p403 | Diabetes | ECE2013

Cardiovascular risk management in the patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Kim Doo-Man , Kim Sin Gon , Cho Donghyouk , Kim Chong Hwa , Kim Chul-Sik , Lee Won-Young , Won Kyu Chang

Current guidelines on cardiovascular (CV) disease prevention recommend targeted management after assessment of CV risks using many of available method even if the patient is asymptomatic. This study was performed to explore how CV high-risk is differently detected between two distinct methods: non-invasive test (NIT) and risk calculation and how the awareness of CV high-risk impacts physician and patient behavior for risk management in diabetes patient.A...