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) 07:30-08:30 Education Course 1
(IONM during Thyroid Surgery)
Chair: Dong Young Kim, Korea
Jeong Soo Kim, Korea
07:30-08:00 Current Status of IONM for Thyroid Surgery Jeong Hun Hah, Korea
08:00-08:30 Tips and Pearls for Problem Solving During IONM : Case Presentation Feng-Yu Chiang, Taiwan
19(Thu) 07:30-08:30 Education Course 2
(Tyrosine Kinase Inhibiors in Advanced Thyroid Cancer)
Chair: Soon-Yuhl Nam, Korea
Kwang-Jae Cho, Korea
Targeted Therapy for Advanced Thyroid Cancer: Practical Guideline for Clinicians Dong-Jun Lim, Korea
20(Fri) 07:30-08:30 Education Course 3
(Endoscopic & Robotic Thyroid Surgery)
Chair: Sung Min Chung, Korea
Jin Pyeong Kim, Korea
07:30-08:00 Transaxillary vs. Retroauricular Thyroidectomy in USA Umamaheswar Duvvuri, USA
08:00-08:30 Retroauricular Thyroidectomy Kwang Yoon Jung, Korea
20(Fri) 07:30-08:30 Education Course 4
(Thyroid, Head and Neck Ultrasound)
Chair: Moshe Yehuda, Israeli
Kee Hwan Kwon, Korea
07:30-07:45 Scanning Techniques and Normal Head and Neck Ultrasound Anatomy Jeong Kyu Kim, Korea
07:45-08:00 Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound in the evaluation of Thyroid disease Moshe Yehuda, Israeli
08:00-08:15 Surgeon-Performed Ultrasound-Guided Interventions of Thyroid nodule Woojin Cho, Korea
08:15-08:30 Live Demonstration : Thyroid, Head and Neck Ultrasound Jeong Kyu Kim, Korea
Moshe Yehuda, Israeli
Woojin Cho, Korea