Past APTS Congress

3rd Congress of Asia-Pacific Society of Thyroid Surgery
(APTS 2018)

Date: December 7~9, 2018
Venue: 85 Sky Tower Hotel, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Theme: Thyroid Surgery, Splendid, Safe and Sound
President: Feng-Yu Chiang, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Keynote Lectures

Keynote Lecture 1 Chair: Shih-Ming Huang
Molecular Diagnostic Testing in Thyroid Nodule FNA: When to use it and how to interpret it? Quan-Yang Duh (USA)
Keynote Lecture 2 Chair: Chih-Yen Chien
The New International Neural Monitoring Study Groups two parts guidelines Gregory W. Randolph (USA)
Keynote Lecture 3 Chair: Akira Miyauchi
Kyung Tae
Sen-Tien Tsai
Papillary microcarcinoma of the thyroid: Active surveillance and beyond the trial. Akira Miyauchi (Japan)
Keynote Lecture 4 Chair: Gregory W. Randolph
Quan-Yang Duh
Robotic and Endoscopic thyroid surgery Kyung Tae (Korea)
Keynote Lecture 5 Chair: Mu-Kuan Chen
Hiroya Kitano
Luiz P. Kowalski
Laryngotracheal reconstruction after the surgery of invasive thyroid cancer
Yaoh-Shiang Lin (Taiwan)
Keynote Lecture 6 Chair: Feng-Yu Chiang
Jenq-Yuh Ko
Yih-Huei Uen
Future direction of IONM Feng-Yu Chiang (Taiwan)
Keynote Lecture 7 Chair: Ralph Tufano
Woong Youn Chung
Yasuhiro Ito
2015 ATA Guidelines for the Management of Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Forecasting the Next Iteration Ralph Tufano (USA)
Keynote Lecture 8 Chair: Anil Ahuja
Tsung-Lin Yang
Shinichi Suzuki
Evolution of Thyroid Sonography Anil Ahuja (Hong Kong)

Keynote Lecture 9

Chair: Pen-Yuan Chu
Hurng-Sheng Wu
Ming-Lang Shih
Post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia Shih-Ming Huang (Taiwan)

Keynote Lecture 10

Chair: Young Kee Shong
Jih-Chin Lee
Soe Tin
Management of radioiodine refractory differentiated thyroid cancer. Young Kee Shong (Korea)

Keynote Lecture 11

Chair: Dan M. Fliss
Devendra Arvind Chaukar
Tsung-Lin Yang
The making of the Thyroid Asian Data Base Dan M. Fliss (Israel)