Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep1026 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2015

An unusual clinical presentation of subacute thyroiditis in a patient with Hashimoto thyroiditis

Yalin A Serap , Turemen Erdem , Biyikli Mithat , Aydiner Omer , Sarica Ozgur , Ramadan Saime , Berberoglu Kezban

Hashimoto thyroiditis (HT) is the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Subacute thyroiditis (SAT) is an uncommon disease with characteristic clinical features. Co-existence of HT and SAT is very rare and diagnosis can be challenging.Case: A 42-year-old woman with HT and multinodular goitre under levothyroxine sodium (LT4) therapy admitted to internal medicine clinic with 1 month history of anterior neck pain radiating to jaw. Thyroid function ...

ea0020p195 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2009

Microalbuminuria and insulin resistance in nondiabetic acromegalic patients

Yalin Ayse Serap , Sancak Seda , Deyneli Oguzhan , Gunes Mutlu , Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Akalin Nefise Sema

Growth hormon (GH) counteracts the effects of insulin on glucose metabolism and GH excess may lead to insulin resistance (IR). Impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and diabetes mellitus (DM) are frequently associated with acromegaly. Microalbuminuria (MAU) is a well established cardiovascular (CV) risk factor and a predictor of CV mortality in both diabetic and nondiabetic subjects.The aim of this preliminary study was to investigate the MAU levels as a mark...

ea0032p919 | Pituitary – Clinical (<emphasis role="italic">Generously supported by IPSEN</emphasis>) | ECE2013

Transsphenoidal surgery, gamma-knife surgery and diabetes are the factors affecting the quality of life in acromegalic patients

Yalin Ayse Serap , Sancak Seda , Deyneli Oguzhan , Gunes Mutlu , Temizkan Sule , Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Akalin N. Sema

Generously supported by IPSEN)-->Acromegaly is a chronic disease with an important impact on patients, health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Acromegaly quality of life questionnaire (AcroQoL) is a disease-generated QoL questionnaire comprising 22 questions each having five possible responses scored 1–5, the maximum score of 110 reflecting best possible QOL, and quoted as a percentage. The 22 items break down into two categorie...

ea0020p564 | Neuroendocrinology, Pituitary and Behaviour | ECE2009

Carotid intima media thickness and other cardiovascular risk factors in acromegalic patients

Sancak Seda , Yalin Ayse Serap , Ozben Beste , Deyneli Oguzhan , Gunes Mutlu , Yavuz Dilek Gogas , Akalin Nefise Sema

Cardiovascular diasease (CV) is the leading cause of mortality in acromegalic patients. Although acromegalic cardiomyopathy has been extensively investigated, there is a lack of data about atherosclerosis in acromegaly.We aimed to the evaluate the extent of carotid atherosclerosis with various CV biomarkers in acromegaly. Sixty-one acromegalic patients and 21 age and sex matched healthy controls were included. We measured carotid intima media thickness (...