Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063ep114 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2019

sLiving with acromegaly: depicting acromegaly treatment evolution in 18 years period

Juskiene Martyna , Knispelis Robertas , Zilaitiene Birute

Introduction: Pituitary adenomas are benign intracranial tumors. However, some of them are resistant to multiple medical treatments and are clinically considered to be aggressive.Case report: Twenty years old male patient presented with symptomatic hyperglycemia and general weakness. With suspected diagnosis of type 1 diabetes patient was hospitalized in Kauno Klinikos, Endocrinology Department. In further clinical observation acromegalic appearance noti...

ea0020p637 | Reproduction | ECE2009

Penile size and testicular volume in healthy Lithuanian newborns

Preiksa Romualdas Tomas , Zilaitiene Birute , Matulevicius Valentinas

Aim: Of the study was to establish normal penile size and testicular volume in healthy Lithuanian newborns.Methods: Of 1204 newborn boys were examined in Panevėžys Hospital due to genitometry. Those with cryptorchidism or hypospadias were excluded. Penis size was measured in 1042 and testicular volume in 712 healthy newborns. The stretched penile length was measured between the pubic ramus and the tip of the glans and the diameter – in...

ea0081p685 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology | ECE2022

Immunotherapy-induced endocrinopathies: a case report

Dobrovolskytė Radvilė , Panceraite Lina , Prielaidaite Karolina , Semeniene Kristina , Zilaitiene Birute

Endocrinopathies are one of the most common side effects induced by immunotherapy. The side effects result from the activation of immune system, which affects not only cancerous but also healthy body cells. In most cases, only one endocrinopathy occurs, but in our presented case we describe multiple endocrinopathies that occurred to a one person. 53-years-old male patient was referred to the Emergency department due to severe hyperglycemia (37.13 mmol/l) and the following symp...

ea0063gp246 | Disturbances of Reproduction | ECE2019

Is monosomia related to poorer cardiometabolic state in Turner syndrome?

Kriksciuniene Ruta , Zilaitiene Birute , Lukosevicius Saulius , Verkauskiene Rasa

Introduction: 45,X karyotype is known to be related to more severe phenotype disorders, still comparative analysis of the karyotypes and phenotypes in Turner syndrome (TS) is difficult, even in the largest studies, mainly due to differences in patient‘s age and variability in the definition of clinical features (1). We aimed: to assess if monosomia in Turner syndrome patients is related to their cardiometabolic features.Methods: 75 females with conf...

ea0063p404 | Thyroid 1 | ECE2019

Pancytopenia and reversible cardiomyopathy - complications of thyrotoxicosis: case report

Klimaite Raimonda , Kinderyte Marija , Dauksaite Neda , Barsiene Lina , Zilaitiene Birute

Introduction: Grave’s disease is frequently associated with cytopenia. Pancytopenia, however, is rare. Thyroid hormones have a direct effect on myocardial contractility and left ventricle (LV) diastolic function. Only less than 1% of the patients with hyperthyroidism develop cardiomyopathy with impaired left ventricular systolic function.Case: A 51-year old woman was admitted to the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas clinic...

ea0049ep637 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

The evaluation of sexual function of women with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Prakapiene Edita , Bagdonaite Kornelija , Radzeviciene Lina , Zilaitiene Birute

Aim: The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of age, disease duration, glycaemic control and diabetic nephropathy for the sexual function of women with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1D).Methods: Study subjects – 18–52 year old women with type 1 diabetes. Participants filled the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) and questionnaires about T1D, disease duration, glycaemic control and complications. Laboratory tests including glycated hem...

ea0049ep1102 | Female Reproduction | ECE2017

The relation between sex hormones and sexual function in women with Turner syndrome

Kriksciuniene Ruta , Zilaitiene Birute , Sematonyte Justina , Verkauskiene Rasa

Objectives: To evaluate sexual function in women with Turner syndrome (TS) in the relation with sex hormones.Methods: The study was undertaken in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. 65 women with genetically confirmed TS (18–45 years) were enrolled and compared with 65 age-matched healthy controls. Sexual function was evaluated using The Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). Risk for sexual dysfunction was defined as FSFI score ≤ 26.55. B...

ea0041ep124 | Bone & Osteoporosis | ECE2016

Bone mineralization and hormonal status in Turner syndrome patients: cross sectional one population study

Klimaite Raimonda , Kriksciuniene Ruta , Zilaitiene Birute , Verkauskiene Rasa

Introduction: Women with Turner syndrome (TS) are known to be at risk of decreased BMD (dBMD). Sex hormone replacement therapy is crucial to ensure the proper BMD formation, although the dBMD remains a problem in TS.Aim: To investigate the prevalence of decreased bone mineralization and it’s association with hormone levels in TS.Subjects: Women with geneticaly confirmed TS aged ≥ 18 year.Methods: T...

ea0041ep227 | Cardiovascular Endocrinology and Lipid Metabolism | ECE2016

Higher than expected prevalence of the aortic dilation in Turner syndrome in Lithuanian population

Kriksciuniene Ruta , Zilaitiene Birute , Ereminiene Egle , Verkauskiene Rasa

Introduction: Aortic dilation (AD) is the life threating complication of Turner syndrome (TS). The reported prevalence of AD in TS various between 12 and 39%. Factors predicting enlargement of diameter of aorta (DA) are still under investigation.Aim: To assess the prevalence of AD in TS in Lithuanian population, to evaluate the possible predictors of AD development.Methods: Forty-three patients with TS aged ≥18 year were enro...

ea0041ep269 | Clinical case reports - Pituitary/Adrenal | ECE2016

Pregnancy in patient with GH secreting pituitary adenoma: a case report

Knispelis Robertas , Lebedevaite Kristina , Lasiene Jurate , Zilaitiene Birute , Verkauskiene Rasa

Introduction: GH producing pituitary adenomas are associated with infertility. Hereby the first case in Lithuania, when acromegaly patient got pregnant and delivered is reported.Case presentation: 33-year-old woman visited endocrinologist complaining of secondary amenorrhoea. Due to elevated prolactin – 3016 mU/l (NR<418), bromcriptine treatment was started. The patient discontinued treatment after three months because of restoration of regular ...