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ea0022p801 | Thyroid | ECE2010

Cytokine profile in Graves' ophthalmopathy patients

Zsuzsanna Reti , Zoltan Kun Imre , Camelia Gliga , Corina Pop Radu , Anisie Nasalean , Jozsef Balazs

Objective: The latest studies on GravesÂ’ ophthalmopathy (GO) emphasize the importance of the orbital adipose tissue and fibroblasts in the pathogenesis of the disease by secreting proinflammatory cytokines. In vitro, these cytokines were proved to have a major role in the maintenance and progress of inflammation in the orbit. The aim of this study was to investigate serum cytokine levels in patients with GO.Materials and methods: Serum interl...

ea0041ep1052 | Thyroid (non-cancer) | ECE2016

Long-term universal salt iodization has resulted now in more than adequate iodine intake and consequent chronic autoimmune thyroiditis in school-age children living in some localities from Mures and Harghita Counties, Romania

Szanto Zsuzsanna , Reti Zsuzsanna , Gall Anna , Ballok Iolanda , Csiszer Attila , Nagy Előd , Croitorescu Zsuzsanna , David Anna , Hadnagy Margit , Barbara Laszlo Emőke , Zier Hella , Tanko Zsuzsa , Gal Zsuzsanna , Zoltan Kun Imre

Introduction: In Romania universal salt iodization was implemented into practice since 2002, and iodine content of salt was gradually increased afterward. The efficiency and sustainability of this nationwide program were evaluated among school children from endemic regions of Mures and Harghita Counties. During these studies thyroid ultrasound characteristic for chronic autoimmune thyroiditis was observed in a considerable number of cases.Objective: To e...