Charing Cross Hospital Drewe Lecture Theatre (Reynolds Building)
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 Reynolds is next to the hospital opposite 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 Chairs: Dr Benjamin Whitelaw (Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) and Dr Alison Wren (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)
09:15-09:45 Late effects of cancer treatment on the pituitary Dr Claire Higham (The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester).
09:45-10:00 Case Presentation A difficult case of Cushing’s disease – what next?. S. Samarasinghe, N. Mendoza, R. Nair, D. Peters, S. Akavarapu, N. Martin K. Meeran, E. Hatfield. (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London).
10:00-10:15 Case Presentation Rare presentation of pituitary granulomatosis with polyangitis. R. Banatwalla, N. Sithamparanathan, R. Herring, D. Russell-Jones. (Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford).
10:15-10:45 Imaging the pituitary Dr Anastasia Gontsarova (Imperial College NHS Trust London).
SESSION 2 Chairs: Dr Nicola Bridges (Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) and Dr Jeremy Cox (Imperial College NHS Trust London)
11:15-11:45 Pituitary disease in children and young people. Prof Paul Dimitri (Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust).
11:45-12:00 Case Presentation Management of diabetes insipidus during hyperhydration therapy associated with chemotherapy – a therapeutic challenge. P. Dimitri, V. Lee, J. Devaraja. (Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust).
12:00-12:15 Case Presentation Langerhans cell histiocytosis with cranial diabetes insipidus: a challenging presentation. N. Ahmed, S. Wong, A. Nyunt, G. Sreemantula, T. Dacruz. (Glan Clywd Hospital, Wales).
12:15-12:45 New approaches in the differential diagnosis of Diabetes Insipidus Prof Mirjam Christ-Crain (University of Basel, Switzerland).
SESSION 3 DEBATE Chairs: Dr Dan Darko (London Northwest University Healthcare NHS Trust) and Mr Nigel Mendoza (Imperial College NHS Trust London)
13:45-14:30 This house believes that Pituitary biopsy is an underused diagnostic tool in pituitary disease.
For the motion: Mr Nick Thomas (Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London).
Against the motion: Dr Stuart Ritchie (Western General Hospital, Edinburgh).
14:30-14:45 Case Presentation Deceptive presentation of a pituitary mass. Z. Banu, N. Dorward, D. El-Sharkawi, T.T. Chung. (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London).
14:45-15:00 Case Presentation Pituitary plasmacytoma presenting as a mimic of pituitary apoplexy – demonstrating the value of obtaining a histological diagnosis. E. Ahmad, N. Chandhyoke, T. Hampton, A.King, N. Thomas, B. Whitelaw. (Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London).
SESSION 4 Chairs: Dr Katherine McCullough (Royal Surrey County Hospital) and Mr Ramesh Nair (Imperial College NHS Trust London)
15:30-16:00 Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) in the management of pituitary disease – what have we learnt? Prof John Wass (Oxford University).
16:00-16:15 Case presentations Should SHBG be measured in every patient before diagnosing hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism?M. Phylactou, A. Abbara, P.C. Eng, S.A. Clarke, D. Papadopoulou, C. Izzi-Engbeaya, C.N. Jayasena, A.N. Comninos, J. Todd, S. Howard, T. Tan, W.S. Dhillo (Imperial College London & Queen Mary University of London).
16:15-16:30 Case presentations Prolactinoma causing visual disturbance in pregnancy – a multidisciplinary management conundrumS. Azam, R. Scott, C. Izzi-Engbeaya, S. Jarvis, S. Samarasinghe, A. Comninos, N. Hill, R. Nair, E. Hatfield, N.Martin and K. Meeran. (Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London).
16:30-16:45 FEEDBACK AND CLOSE