Ninth Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium
Friday 12th December 2014
Wolfson Education Centre, Hammersmith Hospital
8.30 Registration and Coffee
8.45 Mr. Fausto Palazzo, Prof Karim Meeran and Prof. Waljit Dhillo: Welcome and Introduction
Session 1: Hyperparathyroidism
(Chair: Karim Meeran)
9.00am Pitfalls in the diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism
Dr Jeremy Cox (St Mary’s Hospital)
9.25am Asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism – is surgery required?
Mr Radu Mihai (Oxford)
9.45am An update on parathyroid imaging for primary hyperparathyroidism in first time and re-operative surgery
Dr James Jackson (Hammersmith Hospital)
10.10am Guest Lecture:
Surgical strategies in genetic parathyroid syndromes
Prof Peter Stålberg (Uppsala, Sweden)
10.40 U023: Hypercalcaemia in pregnancy – the need for timely multidisciplinary management.
Jennifer van Griethuysen, Danae Trokoudes
11.00am Coffee Break
Session 2: Infertility and IVF treatment
11.30am Induction of spermatogenesis in men with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism – does genetics matter?
Prof Nelly Pitteloud (Lausanne, Switzerland)
12.10pm U040 Induction of Spermatogenesis in a Man with Congenital Hypogonadotrophic Hypogonadism.
Dr. Alex Comninos.
12.20pm How do the IVF specialists induce fertility in women?
Mr Geoffrey Trew (Hammersmith Hospital)
12.45pm: U039: Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) following IVF treatment.
Dr. Ali Abbara
12.50pm A novel approach to Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome – a potential life threatening complication of IVF treatment
Prof Waljit Dhillo (Imperial College)
13.15 Lunch & Poster session
Session 3: Adrenal disease: Chairs Dr James Ahlquist and Waljit Dhillo
2.15pm Which side to cut – interpreting venous sampling
Dr Sophie Barnes (Imperial College NHS Trust)
2.45pm: U032: Repeat adrenal vein sampling demonstrating bilateral aldosterone secretion after initial discordant results in the investigation of primary hyperaldosteronism.
Dr. Matthew Allum
3.00pm A update on the genetics of phaeochromocytoma
Dr Natalie Canham (Kennedy Galton Centre, Northwick Park)
3.30pm The adrenal incidentaloma & subclinical disease
Mr David Scott-Coombes (University of Wales)
4.15pm U016. An interesting case of Cushing’s syndrome in a patient with phaeochromocytoma. Mr. Paul Dent
4.30pm U019 An adrenal crisis – is this phaeochromocytoma?
Dr. Raj Tanday
4.45 Feedback and Close