Eight Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium

Friday 6th December 2013

Wolfson Education Centre, Hammersmith Hospital

         2013 abstracts     LAPPS/AMEND parallel


8.30 Registration and Coffee

8.45 Mr. Fausto Palazzo, Prof Karim Meeran and Prof. Waljit Dhillo: Welcome and Introduction

Session 1: Pituitary  

(Chairs: Simon Aylwin and Karim Meeran)

9.00am  A Case of pituitary apoplexy (Oral communication abstract T011) Dr Preeti Chiran

9.20am   Pituitary apoplexy guidelines (Prof John Wass, Oxford University)

9.45am  The evolution of Pituitary surgery (Mr Saurabh Sinha, Sheffield)

10.20am Pituitary Case presentations

(Oral communication abstract T016)

Cranial diabetes insipidus masked by anterior pituitary dysfunction in a patient with Sheehan’s syndrome: Dr Vassiliki Bravis

 10.40am Coffee Break

Session 2:   Advances in Endocrine Surgery 

(Chair Fausto Palazzo)

11.10 Endocrine Surgery: Technique versus Technology (Mr Fausto Palazzo, Hammersmith Hospital)   

11.25 The value of Intraoperative PTH monitoring & and nerve monitoring in parathyroid and thyroid surgery (Mr David Scott Coombes, Cardiff, Wales)

11.55pm  Robotic thyroid and parathyroid surgery – a review of Current evidence (Mr Neil Tolley, St Mary’s Hospital, London)

12.15 Discussion

12.30     Lunch & The Society for Endocrinology Poster session

1.30 BES International Guest Lecture: Surgery : the Cure of Diabetes (Prof Francios Pattou (Lille, France))

2.30 Designing a bariatric department – The Imperial Experience  (Mr Ahmed Ahmed, Imperial College London)

3.00 Coffee break

Session 3: Endocrine Pathology in pregnancy

Chairs Dr James Ahlquist and Waljit Dhillo

3.20pm: Thyrotoxicosis in pregnancy  (Prof John Lazarus, Cardiff, Wales)

3.45pm  Hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy & an update on 3 years of pituitary tumours in pregnancy. (Prof Catherine Williamson, St Thomas’ Hospital, London)

4.05. Phaeochromocytoma in pregnancy  (Prof Tom Lennard, (Newcastle University))

4.35pm: Endocrine disease in pregnancy Case presentations 

OC003: Central diabetes insipidus in pregnancy: Sarah Jarvis

OC004: Hyperparathyroidism in early pregnancy: a case report: Yong Yong Ling

5.00 Feedback and Close