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) 16:00-17:30 Topic Highlight Chair: Kang-Dae Lee, Korea
Hiroya Kitano, Japan
16:00 - 16:15 c-Met-Mediated Reactivation of PI3K/AKT Signaling Contributes to Insensitivity of BRAF(V600E) Mutant Thyroid Cancer to BRAF Inhibition Hyung Kwon Byeon, Korea
16:15 - 16:30 Current trends of diagnostic and treatment issues upon micropapillary thyroid carcinoma; the Korean Society of Thyroid-Head and Neck surgery Yoon Se Lee, Korea
16:30 - 16:45 Surgical resection of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: a 7-year single-institution experience Naritomo Miyake, Japan
16:45 - 17:00 The Use of Serum Parathyroid Hormone Assay Post-Thyroidectomy in Predicting Hypocalcemia - When is Best? Anna See, Singapore
17:00 - 17:15 Clinical management as well as the genotypic and phenotypic analysis of 16 different hereditary MTC pedigrees from the mainland in china Xiaohong chen, China
17:15 - 17:30 Tracheal involvement in locally advanced thyroid cancer : outcome analysis Shilpi Sharma, India