Charing Cross Hospital Glenister Lecture Theatre
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
The Glenister is opposite the hospital next to the cemetery, as on these maps.CLICK ON MAPS TO ENLARGE.
08:30 – 08:55 Registration
08:55-09:15 Welcome Niamh Martin
SESSION 1 Steroid replacement. Chairs: Rajee Baburaj (Consultant Endocrinologist, Hillingdon Hospital) and Emma Hatfield (Consultant Endocrinologist, ICHNT)
09:15-09:35 Assessment of HPA axis function – time to challenge our cut-offs? Professor Tricia Tan (Professor of Metabolic Medicine, ICHNT).
09:35-10:00 Glucocorticoid replacement in pituitary disease – are we getting this right? Prof Karim Meeran (Imperial College, London).
10:00-10:15 Case PresentationA challenging case of a woman with a suprasellar germ cell tumour and diabetes insipidus. M. Sutton-Smith, WM Kong. Northwick Park and Central Middlesex Hospitals.
10:15-10:30 Case PresentationPresentation, natural history and management of pituitary LCH. I Malik, PV Carroll. Guy’s and St Thomas’s Foundation Trust.
10:30-10:45 Case PresentationChallenges and uncertainties in the management of IgG4-related disease. S.Hameed, K. Meeran, C.Pusey, A.Mehta, B. Jones, G.Rose, D.Bansi and F.Wernig, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London.
SESSION 2 CHALLENGES IN PITUITARY DISEASE Chairs: Mr Ramesh Nair (Consultant Neurosurgeon ICHNT) and Karim Meeran (Professor of Endocrinology).
11:15-11:35 Interactive Case Presentation Dr Amir Sam, Consultant Endocrinologist, Imperial College
11:35-12:00 Valvulopathy and dopamine agonists: an update. Prof Will Drake (Queen Mary University of London).
12:00-12:15 Case presentationA difficult case of macroprolactinoma. Plichta P, Randall J
James Paget University Hospital NHS Foundation Hospital, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
12:15-12:30 Case presentationCushing’s disease due to atypical adenoma – pre-operative and post-operative challenges. Paraskevi X, Whitelaw B, Taylor D, Hampton T, Taylor B, King A, Thomas NWM, Gilbert J. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London
13:30-13:40 LAPPS update. Joy Ginn, LAPPS
SESSION 3 DEBATE Chairs: Chairs Prof Will Drake and Dr Ben Whitelaw
13:40-14:30 This house believes that growth hormone replacement in growth hormone deficient adults is a waste of time and money.
For the motion: Prof Maralyn Druce (Queen Mary University of London).
Against the motion: Dr Niamh Martin (Imperial College London)
14:30-14:45 Cases presentation Nelson syndrome three years after bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing’s disease. L Thurston, A Clifton, P le Roux, A Martin, and D A Rodin. St Helier Hospital, Carshalton and St George’s Hospital, London
14:45-15:00 Cases Prolactinoma or Clival Chondroma: That is the question? Adnan Agha, N. Karavitaki. University Hospital Birmingham
15:00-15:25 Mortality in patients with non-functioning pituitary adenomas. Dr Niki Karavitaki (University of Birmingham).
SESSION 4 Pituitary surgery Chairs: Niamh Martin and Paul Carroll
15:45-16:10 Pituitary Surgery – It's Not Rocket Science! Mr Saurabh Sinha (Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)
16:10-16:25 Case presentations What is the best approach to recurrent Rathke’s Cleft Cyst tumours? R.Kehinde, NM Martin, N Mendoza, A Mehta, B Jones, P Lewis, K Meeran, E Hatfield, R Nair. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust.
16:20-16:45 Case presentations Paediatric pituitary apoplexy. E. Culpin, P. Dimitri, S. Sinha. Sheffield Children's Hospital, Neurosurgery, Sheffield, United Kingdom.
16:55-17:10 FEEDBACK AND CLOSE