Sixth Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium.

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Wolfson Education Centre,
Hammersmith Hospital Friday 9 December 2011

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SPRs supported by the School of Medicine, London Deanery.

Organising committee:
Mr. Fausto Palazzo, Dr. Waljit Dhillo, Professor. Karim Meeran, Professor Stephen Bloom

8.30 Registration & Coffee

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

9.00 - 11.00: Session 1: The Pituitary. Chair: Dr. Niamh Martin

9.00 Case presentation (OC1 and R041): A difficult case of Cushing's.Dr Tricia Tan
9.15 Recent advances in pituitary Imaging Amrish Mehta (Charing Cross Hospital).
9.35 An update on pituitary surgery. Nigel Mendoza (Charing Cross Hospital).
9.55 Current options in pituitary radiotherapy – which is best ? Dr. Nick Plowman (St Bartholomew's Hospital).

10.20 Clinical cases & delegate participation
OC2:Successful control of Cushing’s disease in pregnancy with unilateral adrenalectomy following failed transsphenoidal hypophysectomy Nazruddin and Sandeman
OC3:A Single Centre Assessment of Pituitary Radiotherapy G Seyan
OC4:Management of an aggressive parathyroid tumour co-existing with vitamin D deficiency Dr. Htay and Dr Morganstein
10.45 Coffee Break

11.15 - 12.45: session 2. Parathyroid disease: Chair Mr. Fausto Palazzo.

11.15am OC005: To D or not to D – should clinicians be encouraged to replace vitamin D when managing patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
11.20am Pitfalls in the diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism Channa Jayasena and Karim Meeran
11.35am A difficult case of hypercalcaemia. Matthew Oldfield.

Society for Endocrinology International Guest Lecture 2011

11.45am The evidence for parathyroid surgery in primary HPT Prof Zyg Krukowski (Aberdeen)

12.45 The Society for Endocrinology Poster session and Luncheon + MEN cases

2.00 Session 3: Adrenal disease. Chair: James Ahlquist.

2.00pm OC6: Right Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy for Phaeochromocytoma Following Partial Hepatectomy Medullary Thyroid Cancer in MEN 2B. (R007) 2.00pm The Challenging Adrenal: An update on the retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy (Clinical cases): Fausto Palazzo and Karim Meeran
2.25 OC007: An unusual presentation of adrenocortical carcinoma (Fleur Talbot) (R003)
2.30 Cancer: Surgical Strategies in Adrenal Cortical Cancer Mr Radu Mihai (Oxford)
2.50 Adjuvant treatment for Adrenal Cortical Cancer Prof Wiebke Arlt (Birmingham)

3.10 Coffee break

3.30 - 4.45: Session 4: Neuroendocrine Tumours. Chairs Rohini Sharma and Andrea Frilling.

3.30 Clinical Cases & Pitfalls in the diagnosis of Gastrinoma: Dr Waljit Dhillo
3.50: OC008 Investigation of gastric carcinoid using the secretin test (Sagen Zac Varghese). (R023)
4.00 Update on Medical Therapy for Neuroendocrine Tumours Dr Tricia Tan (Imperial College)
4.30 OC009. Hypercalcaemia due to PTH-related peptide (PTHrP) secreting pancreatic neuroendocrine tumour, responsive to sunitinib treatment (R018)

4.45 Close & feedback

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