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)

20(Fri) 08:30-09:30 Free Paper1 :
Surgical Management of Thyroid Cancer
Chair: Seung-Ho Choi,Korea
Si Youn Song, Korea
08:30 - 08:40 Management for patient with papillary thyroid microcarcinoma Ruochuan Cheng, China
08:40 - 08:50 A 9-Year Pathologic and Epidemiologic Review of Specimens From Thyroidectomy Patients at the Philippine General Hospital Olivia Mejia, Philippines
08:50 - 09:00 Pathological patterns of invasion of differenciated thyroid cancer into recurrent laryngeal nerve in cases without vocal cord paralysis Morimasa Kitamura, Japan
09:00 - 09:10 Recurrence of thyroid carcinoma following total thyroidectomy: Bangladeshi perspective Md Ashraful Islam, Bangladesh
09:10 - 09:20 The characteristics of non-recurrent laryngeal nerves and the inferior thyroid artery KiHwan Hong, Korea
09:20 - 09:30 Patterns and predictive factors of contralateral central nodal metastasis in thyroid papillary carcinoma: Prospective study of bilateral central lymph node dissection Min Woo Park, Korea
20(Fri) 10:30-12:00 Free Paper2 :
Management of Cervical Metastasis
Chair: Hai-Lin Park, Korea
Ashok M Shenoy, India
10:30 - 10:40 Effectiveness of charcoal tattooing for localization of metastatic lymph nodes in robotic selective neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma Chang Myeon Song, Korea
10:40 - 10:50 Posterosuperior lesion has a high risk of lateral and central nodal metastasis in solitary papillary thyroid cancer. Jin Hwan Kim, Korea
10:50 - 11:00 Predictive Factors of Contralateral Paratracheal Lymph Node Metastasis in Papillary Thyroid Cancer; A Prospective and Multi-center Study Young Chan Lee, Korea
11:00 - 11:10 How can we predict lateral neck lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid carcinoma? Sang-Yeon Kim, Korea
11:10 - 11:20 The Impact of the Number of Harvested Central Lymph Nodes on the Lymph Node Ratio and Postoperative Athyroglobulinemia Eun-Jae Chung, Korea
11:20 - 11:30 Conservative Management of Postoperative Chylous Fistula with Octreotide and Total Parenteral Nutrition: A Case Series in Eight Patients Wong Wai Yeung Eddy, Hong Kong
11:30 - 11:40 Giant goiter: myths and aftermaths –A study in Bangladesh Md Ashraful Islam, Bangladesh
20(Fri) 13:30-14:30 Free Paper3 :
Changing Trends of Thyroid Surgery
Chair: Se Heon Kim, Korea
Jeong-Soo Woo, Korea
13:30 - 13:40 Complications and learning curve of conventional thyroidectomy in a high-volume surgeon in Korea J. Hun Hah, Korea
13:40 - 13:50 Hypoparathyroidism and viability of parathyroid gland in thyroidectomy Yong Bae Ji, Korea
13:50 - 14:00 Operation of huge substernal goiter- cooperation of head and neck surgeon and thoracic surgeon Bernadett Lévay, Hungary
14:00 - 14:10 Paradigm Shift of Thyroid Cancer Incidence in Western Turkey; from 2005 to 2014 Kamil Erozkan, Turkey
14:10 - 14:20 Long-term Voice Outcomes after Robotic Thyroidectomy Chang Myeon Song, Korea
14:20 - 14:30 Treatment related Hypothyroidism in Laryngeal and Hypopharyngeal Cancer in a Hypothyroid endemic population. Thakar Alok, India
20(Fri) 15:00-16:00 Free Paper4 :
Surgery-Related Complications
Chair: Hang-Seok Chang, Korea
Tsung-Lin Yang, Taiwan
15:00 - 15:10 Trend of the Indication of Completion Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Single Center Study from 2003 to 2014 Jeong Hwan Moon, Korea
15:10 - 15:20 Multidimentional evaluation of recurrent laryngeal nerve palsy infiltrated by thyroid carcinoma Hideyuki Kataoka, Japan
15:20 - 15:30 Comparison of transaxillary approach, retroauricular approach, and conventional open hemithyroidectomy: A prospective study at single institution Doh Young Lee, Korea
15:30 - 15:40 Robotic thyroidectomy: comparison of a postauricular facelift approach with a gasless unilateral axillary approach EUISUK SUNG, Korea
15:40 - 15:50 Sutureless and drainless thyroidectomy using the ultrasonic scalpel SOO YEON JUNG, Korea
15:50 - 16:00 Retroauricular Robotic Thyroid Surgery with DaVinci Xi® System: Overcoming the Limitation with DaVinci Si® System Myung Jin Ban, Korea
20(Fri) 16:00-17:30 Free Paper5 :
Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Research
Chair: Yang Seok Chae, Korea
Gi Jeong Cheon, Korea
16:00 - 16:10 Canine Detection of Thyroid Cancer Andrew M. Hinson, United States of America
16:10 - 16:20 One-hour PCR-RFLP for detection of BRAF V600E JUN-HEE PARK, Korea
16:20 - 16:30 Prevalence and clinico-pathological correlation of BRAF Mutation in Thyroid cancer in Singapore: a preliminary analysis. Xueying Goh, Singapore
16:30 - 16:40 The utility of shear wave elastography using acoustic radiation force impulse in diagnosing chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Takahiro Fukuhara, Japan
16:40 - 16:50 Ultrasonographic landmarks to define lower limits of the neck node level 2 and 3 Jeong Kyu Kim, Korea
16:50 - 17:00 Expression and role of laminin5 in thyroid anaplastic and papillary cancer. Kyoung Ho OH, Korea
17:00 - 17:10 Tolfenamic acid induces apoptosis and growth inhibition in anaplastic thyroid cancer: Involvement of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-activated gene-1 expression and intracellular reactive oxygen species generation Jae Won Chang, Korea
17:10 - 17:20 The combination of TRAIL and valproic acid induces apoptotic cell death of papillary thyroid cancer cells through downregulation of Bcl-xL and Nrf2 in an orthotopic mice model. Yeon Soo Kim, Korea
17:20 - 17:30 Core Needle Biopsy as a First-Line Biopsy Method for Initially Detected Thyroid Nodule: A Comparative Study Using Propensity Score Matching So Lyung Jung, Korea