Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0037ep217 | Reproduction, endocrine disruptors and signalling | ECE2015

Subclinical hypothyroidism in patients with polycystic ovary syndrome

Yasar Hamiyet Yilmaz , Topaloglu Omercan , Demirpence Mustafa , Ceyhan Banu Ozturk

Objective: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine metabolic disorder that affects 5–10% of women of reproductive age. In various studies, it was found to be associated with subclinical hypothyroidism. Serum TSH levels were also reported to be increased in obese individuals. In order to define the impact of obesity on the subclinical hypothyroidism observed in patients with PCOS, we aimed to investigate subclinical hypothyroidism both in lean and overweight...

ea0037gp.19.01 | Pituitary–Acromegaly | ECE2015

Coagulation parameters and platelet function analysis in patients with acromegaly

Yasar Hamiyet Yilmaz , Demirpence Mustafa , Colak Ayfer , Ceyhan Banu Ozturk , Temel Yusuf , Simsek Nese , Karademirci Ismail , Bozkurt Umit

Objective: Acromegaly is associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. But the data about the evaluation of coagulation and fibrinolysis in acromegalic patients is very limited and to our knowledge, platelet function analysis has never been investigated. So we aimed to investigate the levels of protein C, protein S, fibrinogen, antithrombin 3, and platelet function analysis in patients with acromegaly.Methods: Thirty-nine patients wit...