Past APTS Congress

2nd Congress of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS 2017)
Date: November 1~3, 2017
Venue: Loisir Hotel Naha, Okinawa, Japan
Theme: New Frontiers of Thyroid Surgery
President; Mikio Suzuki (University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan)
Honorary President: Hiroya Kitano, Tottori University, Yonago, Japan

Highlighted Topics

2(Thu) 11:40-12:25 Highlighted Topics I: Presentation with Awards Chair: Chung Hwan Baek
Yasuhisa Hasegawa
Role of sentinel lymph node biopsy in thyroid carcinoma in Vietnam Hau Xuan Nguyen, Hung Van Nguyen, Quang Van Le
Molecular biology of adolescents and young adults papillary thyroid carcinoma with multiple lung metastases Fumihiko Matsumoto, Taisuke Mori, Go Omura, Satoko Matsumura, Yoshifumi Matsumoto, Masahiko Fukasawa, Masanori Teshima, Kenya Kobayashi, Seiichi Yoshimoto
A new surgical concept of in situ preservation of the inferior parathyroid gland during central neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma Lei Xie, Jianbiao Wang
3(Fri) 11:40-12:25 Highlighted Topics II: Presentation with Awards)
Chair: Naoyuki Kohno
Cheerasook Chongkolwatana
Clinicopathologic characteristics and survival outcomes in operable Poorly Differentiated Thyroid cancer(PDTC): results from a single institution Deepa Nair, Rathan Shetty, Swagnik Chakraborty, Yash Mathur, Sudhir Nair, Pankaj Chaturvedi
Factors Affecting Operative Time in Robotic Thyroidectomy ChangMyeon Song, Younil Jang, WooSung Park, SeokHwa Ko, Kyung Tae
Combining 4-6 hour postoperative iPTH level with 24 hour calcium trend to predict Hypocalcemia for safe discharge in patient following Total/Completion Thyroidectomy.