Scientific Programme

Please note that this is currently a provisional programme and is subject to change.

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Friday 7 April 2017

08:15 - 08:30

Welcome Introduction - ESES President, Anders Bergenfelz

08:30 - 10:00

Normocalcaemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism    L1

08:30 - 08:45

Criteria for securing the diagnosis of normocalcaemic PHPT             

Prof C Marcoci      

08:45 - 09:00

Outcomes of imaging and operating for normocalcaemic PHPT       

J Gomez Ramirez

09:00 - 9:10

Free papers
OC 01: Normocalcaemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism – an asymptomatic and mild disease? A Zahn

09:10 - 9:20

OC 02: Mild primary hyperparathyroidism is overlooked and suboptimal handled in the clinical setting. J Hennings

09:20 - 9:30

OC 03:  Is parathyroidectomy safe and effective in patients with normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism? M Rafaelli

09:30 – 9:40

OC 04: Quality of life and non-specific symptoms in normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism. E Mirallie

09:40 - 10:00

Panel discussion

10:00 - 10:15

Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing Time

10:15 - 11:45

Conn syndrome - an insufficiently recognised cause of hypertension

10:15 – 10:25

Free papers

OC 05:  Clinical and pathogenetic variety of primary hyperaldosteronism from the large consecutive institutional series of patients. S. Cherenko

10:25 – 10:35

OC 06: Primary Hyperaldosteronism: Non-Invasive Lateralization Studies And Outcome Of Endoscopic Adrenalectomy. M Rafaelli

10:35 - 10:50

Molecular imaging and analysis in primary aldosteronism 

Professor Morris Brown, London

10:50 - 11:05

Quantifiable benefits of adrenalectomy for Conn syndrome  

Professor Maurizio Iacobone, Padova

11:05 - 11:20

Unilateral adrenalectomy for bilateral hyperplasia ? 

Professor Martin Walz, Essen

11:20 - 11:45

Panel discussion: Why so few hypertensive patients are being considered for investigations


11:45 - 12:30

Presidential Address - Antonio Sitges-Serra

A new (previously unheard) approach to teach parathyroid surgery

12:30 - 13:30

 

13:30 - 14:15

 

Lunch, Poster Session and Exhibition Viewing Time

 

Lunch symposium: Science of Tissue Management

Giovanni A. Tommaselli, M.D., Ph.D. Medical Director - Johnson & Johnson

14:30 - 15:45

Extraordinary General Assembly

15:45 - 16:00

Coffee Break and Exhibition Viewing Time

16:00 - 17:30

Subclinical Cushing Syndrome

16:00 - 16:30

Natural history of untreated subclinical Cushing syndrome  

Professor John Newell Price, Sheffield

16:30 - 16:45

The evidence in favour of adrenalectomy   Radu Mihai, Oxford

16:45 - 16:55

Free papers

OC 07: Comparison of clinical presentation in patients with non-functioning adrenal tumours and patients with subclinical and clinical hypercortisolism.  A. Bergenfelz

16:55 - 17:05

OC 08: A Series of Patients with Subclinical Cushing’s Syndrome Undergoing Adrenalectomy. A Di Marco 

17:05 - 17:15

OC 09: Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenal surgery for clinical and subclinical Cushing's syndrome in patients with bilateral adrenal disease. B Seeliger

17:15 - 17:30

Panel discussion and proposal for a trial

17:30 - 18:30

Scientific Lecture: Professor Raj Thakker

From laboratory to bedside: testing the efficacy of treatment for subclinical neuroendocrine tumours

19:00 - 19:30

Gala Dinner – Pre dinner drinks Master Lodgings, Balliol College

19:30

Gala Dinner – Balliol College Dining Hall (tickets to be purchased)

 
 
 
There are 15 CPD points allocated for the entire meeting.