Dates of 16th Biennial Congress of Asian Association of Endocrine (AsAES 2018) are 8-10th March 2018     |     Dates of Pre Congress workshop are 6-7th March 2018

Glimpse of Day1, Thursday 8, March 2018

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Glimpse of Day2, Friday 9, March 2018

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Glimpse of Day3, Saturday 10, March 2018

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International Faculty

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Plenary Speakers

The National Cancer Database and the Treatment of Thyroid Cancer
Richard Prinz
Clinical Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, North Shore University Health System
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, United States of America
The National Cancer Database [NCDB] is a nationwide oncology database. It documents 70% of all newly diagnosed cancers in the USA. Data from the NCDB has had and continues to have a major influence on the ATA Guidelines for the surgical management of differentiated thyroid cancer. Adam paper.

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Active surveillance as the first-line management for patients with low-risk papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid
Akira Miyauchi
Kuma Hospital, Center for Excellence in Thyroid Care, Kobe, Japan
The incidence of thyroid cancer is increasing globally. This is mainly due tothe increase indetection of small papillary carcinomas, including papillary microcarcinomas (PMCs). Overdiagnosis and overtreatment of PMCs are suggested.
In 1993, Miyauchi proposed a clinical trial to compare surgery and active surveillancefor low-risk PMCs atKuma Hospital, which was approved and the trial started in the same year. Patients choseactive surveillance or immediate surgery.

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My life time work on management of secondary HPT
Yoshihiro Tominaga
Department of thyroid,parathyroid,bone metabolism
Noa Imaike Clinic, Nagoya, Japan
After internship I had been training at Department of Kidney Transplant Surgery also, I was taking care of dialysis patients. The number of dialysis patients who could survive for long period has been gradually increased. SHPT was one of serious complications in dialysis patients and some patients required for parathyoidectomy(PTx).

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Universal Salt Iodization (USI) and elimination of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD): A global public health success story
Pandav S C
Dietary iodine intake is essential for production of thyroid hormones. Deficiency of iodine can lead to goiter, mental impairment, growth retardation, increased pregnancy loss and infant mortality. USI was adopted as a strategy for elimination of IDDs in World Health Assembly in 1993.
Online literature review was done to gather data regarding countries who have adopted USI, Household level utilization of adequately iodized salt and Median Urinary Iodine Concentration (mUIC) levels.

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Technical and Technological Advances in Thyroid Surgery
Quan-Yang Duh
Professor and Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery, UCSF
Credible surgical treatment of thyroid diseases has been reported since the 10th Century in China and the Middle East, but it was most well documented by Roger Frugardi of the School of Salerno in Italy in 1170. The “Magnificent Seven” of Theodor Bilroth, Thedor Kocher, William Halsted, Charles Mayo, George Crile, Thomas Dunhill and Frank Lahey, advanced the technique of thyroid surgery and defined the standard of modern thyroid surgery for most of 20th Century.

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Eurocrine: an international endocrine surgical registry for quality control, benchmarking and research
Anders Bergenfelz
With the growing economic pressure on the health care sector, it is of utmost importance to monito quality control in general, and complications in particular. Further, the introduction of new technologies needs to be evaluated. Research is preferably performed as randomized controlled trials (RCT). However, when expected differences are small and for rare events and diagnosis, large prospective observational studies may be preferred.

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Long term outcome of adrenal surgery for the adrenal malignancy
Tsuneo Imai
National Hospital Organization, Higashinagoya National Hospital
Surgical treatment of adrenal tumors has evolved substantially over the past 40 years. However, non-surgical treatments for malignant adrenal tumors have not been fairly developed. Complete surgical resection is a treatment of choice for malignant adrenal tumor. Long-term outcomes of patients with surgically treated malignant adrenal tumor are reported.

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Hyperparathyroidism and Parathyroid Surgery: where are we in 2018?
Herbert Chen
Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham
School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
The surgical management of hyperparathyroidism has evolved over the last 20 years, transitioning from routine bilateral neck exploration to frequently a minimally invasive approach.Adjuncts which have made this transition possible include advancements in imaging techniques which allow the pre-operative localization of adenomatous glands.

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Pre Congress Workshop Faculty

Sang-Wook Kang
Yonsei University
Seoul, Korea

Kyu Eun Lee
Seoul National University Hospital

National Hospital of Endocrinology

Prof Rajiv Kumar
All India Institute of
Medical Sciences,New Delhi,India

Prof V Seenu
All India Institute of
Medical Sciences,New Delhi,India

Dr Gyan Chand

Congress Secretariat

16th Biennial Congress of Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AsAES 2018)

Department of Endocrine Surgery
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS),
Raibareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India-226014
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Workshop Secretariat

Department of Surgical Disciplines
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029
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