Charing Cross Hospital Postgraduate Centre
The closest tube is Baron's Court. Come out of the tube station, and turn right, and then walk through Hammersmith cemetery towards Charing Cross
Hospital. Walk around the hospital to the Education Centre, as on these maps.CLICK ON MAPS TO ENLARGE
08:30 – 08:45 Registration
08:45-09:00 Welcome Niamh Martin and Karim Meeran
SESSION 1 PITUITARY RESEARCH AND AUDIT OPPORTUNITIES Chairs: Nicholas Hyde and Niamh Martin
09:00-09:10 What is the London Cancer Alliance? Nicholas Hyde, Director of the London Cancer Alliance
09:10-09:25 Case 1; An illustrative case: Why do we need a pituitary MDT U. Chukwuma, C. Mitchell, Hillingdon Hospital NHS Trust
09:25-09:45 HEREDITARY PITUITARY DISEASE Marta Korbonits, Professor of Endocrinology, Barts and the London.
09:45-10:00 Case 2: Paediatric pituitary adenomas: rare, complex and by no means benign.Gan, H-W, Bulwer C, Jeelani O, Korbonits M, Soudeas, H. UCL Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital and
Queen Mary University of London
SESSION 2 PITUITARY APOPLEXY Chair: Karim Meeran and Simon Aylwin
10:00-10:20 PITUITARY APOPLEXY – A Case based discussion Niamh Martin, Consultant Endocrinologist, ICHNT
10:20-10:35 Case 3: Pituitary apoplexy with focal neurological signs – surgery vs. conservative managementR. Kadiyala, J. Pomroy, E.Hatfield, N.Martin, K. Meeran, B. Jones, A. Mehta, F. Roncaroli, N. Mendoza.
Charing Cross Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London
SESSION 3 ONCOLOGY AND THE PITUITARY Chair: Matt Williams and Gul Bano
11:00-11:20 WHAT DO ENDOCRINOLOGISTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PITUITARY RADIOTHERAPY? Ron Beaney, Guys and St Thomas’, NHS Foundation Trust
11:20-11:40 THE PITUITARY AND CHEMOTHERAPY Simon Aylwin, Kings College Hospital.
11:40-11:55 Case 4 Challenges in managing pituitary tumour in McCune Albright syndrome.P.Carroll, L.Izatt, Guys and St Thomas’, NHS Foundation Trust, London.
11:55-12:10 Case 5 An unexpected case of pituitary malignancyN. Hill, S.Ali, K. Meeran, B. Jones, A. Mehta, F. Roncaroli, N. Mendoza, N Martin, M Williams, E Hatfield. Charing Cross Hospital.
13:15-13:30 LAPPS update Joy Ginn, LAPPS
SESSION 4 PITUITARY DISEASE IN YOUNG ADULTS Chair: Leighton Seal and Emma Hatfield
13:30-13:50 MANAGING THE TRANSITION FROM ADOLESCENT TO ADULT Nicola Bridges, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust
13:50-14:10 WHY DO WE NEED A TYA PITUITARY SERVICE? Henry Mandeville, Clinical Oncology, The Royal Marsden Hospital
14:10-14:25 Case 6 Suprasellar germinoma (and not a pituitary mass) presenting with hypopituitarism, visual field defects, diabetes insipidus and hydrocephalus. D. Sivakumaran, E. Chinnasamy, F. Saran, A. Martin, L.Seal. St George’s NHS Foundation Trust, London
14:25-14:40 Case 7 TSHoma co secreting growth hormone (GH) shows response to somatostatin analogue and subsequent remission following surgery as demonstrated by normalisation of TFTs and GH dynamics.HMC Leong, S Parthasarathy, BC Whitelaw, J Miell, S Barazi, S Aylwin. Kings College Hospital and Lewisham Hospital
SESSION 5 CLINICAL AUDIT OF PITUITARY DISEASE Chairs: waljit Dhillo and Paul Carroll
15:00-15:20 CLINICAL AUDIT: NON-FUNCTIONING PITUITARY ADENOMAS – WHO NEEDS SURGERY? Amir Sam, Consultant Endocrinologist, ICHNT
15:20-15:35 Case 8 Pituitary TuberculosisSivakumaran, D, Mlawa, G, Bano. G. St George’s NHS Foundation Trust
15:35-15:50 Case 9 An interesting case of a residual post-operative microprolactinoma resistant to high dose dopamine-agonist associated with secondary infertility.Z. Vakil, C. Kong. West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
16:05-16:20 Case 10 Cyclical Cushing’s in a young lady E. Chinnasamy, D. Sivakumaran, S.Zachariah, A. Martin, P.Rich, G.Bano. St George’s NHS Foundation Trust.
16:20-16:35 Case 11 A Rare Case Report of Ante Partum Pituitary InfarctionS. Akavarapu, S Robinson. St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
16:35-16:45 FEEDBACK AND CLOSE Niamh Martin and Karim Meeran