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Remote consultations in endocrinology are carried out in order to obtain a second opinion on the established or presumptive diagnosis of endocrine system diseases, diabetes mellitus, female and male reproductive hormonal system disorders, interpretation of the prior results of clinical, laboratory, ultrasound, electrophysiological (ECG at rest and under stress, long-term ECG and blood pressure monitoring), radiological CT or MRI tests, nuclear examination (PET, scintigraphy), to receive recommendations for further treatment and diagnostic tactics.
The main range of problems when this form of medical consultation is advisable and technically feasible, covers the following endocrinological diseases: neoplasms and functional changes in the thyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries and testes.
Risk and the disease staging assessment of tumor processes could have a high degree reliability by the provision of the following examination results: CT images and heart ultrasound examination results.
Remote second opinion allows to confirm the diagnosis of endocrine processes, to obtain medical recommendations for further treatment, its scope, optimal timing and stages.
An endocrinologist, involved in giving a second opinion, makes a conclusion about his agreement with the previous diagnosis, or questions its correctness on the basis of incomplete examination or different interpretation of its results. In the latter case are to be given the proposals for further diagnostic measures. An important aspect of the remote second opinion procedure is the assessment of therapeutic options and suggestions for the further treatment and observation tactics. The consulting doctor gives an opinion on the conservative, invasive or surgical treatment advisability. He can also, by the presence of a complete diagnostic picture, recommend a scheme of drug treatment. It could be also given recommendations about lifestyle, habits and nutrition.
The possibilities of getting a second opinion may be limited by the patients with acute endocrine processes that require immediate intervention, such as diabetic coma or hypertensive crisis. Second opinion after the end of acute phase could be helpful in assessment of the damage degree of the affected areas, residual symptoms, aneurysmal changes exclusion and prescribing of an optimal drug therapy.
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