Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0026p7 | Adrenal cortex | ECE2011

Self-management in patients with adrenal insufficiency

van Eck J P , Gobbens R J , Beukers J , Geilvoet W , van der Lely A J , Neggers S J C M M

Objective: The objective of this study was to asses the quality of self-management in patients with primary and secondary adrenal insufficiency and to find patient-related factors that influence quality of self-management.Methods: The quantitative research was assessed by a questionnaire. Mainly focused topics were i) demographic data ii) daily medication intake iii) en route precautions and iv) dose adaptation during medical emergencies. One hundred and...

ea0049gp116 | Endocrine Nursing | ECE2017

Recovery of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis after transsphenoidal surgery for pituitary adenomas

van Eck J P , Neggers S J C M M , Janssen J A M J L , de Rijke Y B , Dallenga A H G , Nagtegaal A P , van der Lely A J , Feelders R A

Purpose: Hypopituitarism is frequently associated with lifelong replacement therapy. However, it has been suggested that recovery from hypopituitarism after transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) for pituitary adenomas may occur during follow up. The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis recovery after TSS in patients with non-functioning pituitary adenomas and acromegaly.Methods: Over the 3-year observational ...