Past APTS Congress

1st Congress of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery (APTS 2015)
Date: November 18-20, 2015
Venue: Millennium Seoul Hilton, Seoul, Korea
Theme: Multidisciplinary Progress in Thyroid Cancer Research and Treatment for Contemporary Thyroid Surgeons
Congress President; Kang-Dae Lee (Korea)
Chair of Scientific Committee; Kwang Yoon Jung (Korea)

19(Thu) 10:10-11:40 Panel 1.
Controversies In Management of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma
Chair: Jong Ouck Choi, Korea Moderator: David J Terris, USA
Evaluation of Micro-Thyroid Nodule: When Do You Recommend FNA?
Treatment of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma: Surgery vs. Active Surveillance
If Surgery? The Optimal Extent of Thyroidectomy (Lobectomy vs. Total Thyroidectomy)
If Surgery? The Optimal Extent of CCND (Prophylactic vs. Therapeutic)
If Active Surveillance? Method and Time Table?
  Panelist Constance Teo, Singapore / Tsung-Lin Yang, Taiwan / Ashok M Shenoy, India
Yasuhiro Ito, Japan / Phil-Sang Chung, Korea / Eddy Wong, Hong Kong
Cheerasook Chongkolwatana, Thailand
20(Fri) 08:30-09:30 Panel 2.
Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer: A Therapeutic Dilemma
Chair: Hoon Shik Yang, Korea Moderator: Brendan C. Stack USA
Pathological Consideration in Diagnosis of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer :
How Much Anaplatic Component Is Needed?
Surgical Role in Management of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Medical Treatment in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Radiation Therapy in Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
  Panelist Adel K El-Naggar, USA / Seung-Kuk Baek, Korea
Eun Kyung Lee, Korea / Young-Taek Oh, Korea
20(Fri) 10:30-12:00 Panel 3.
Management of Locally Advanced and Aggressive Disease
Chair: Young Soo Rho, Korea
Moderator: Kyung Tae, Korea
Imaging Diagnosis of Local Invasion
Invasion of Trachea & Larynx
Invasion of RLN
Invasion of Esophagus & Pharynx
Invasion to Great Vessel
Extension to Mediastinum
  Panelist Ji-hoon Kim, Korea / Naoki Otsuki, Japan / Prathamesh S. Pai, India
Chao Chen, China / Hang-Seok Chang, Korea / Phakdee Sannikorn, Thailand