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.

Panel Discussion

Panel 1.
Conjoint Panel of the APTS and AHNS: Early and Advanced Stage Thyroid Cancer Treatment Strategies across Continents
Chair: Gregory W. Randolph
Kyung Tae
Micropapillary Carcinoma Gilad Horowitz (Israel)
Locoregionally advanced differentiated carcinoma Yun-Ying She (Taiwan)
New Hope for Surgery for Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer in the Era of Targeted Therapy Mark Zafereo (USA)
Invasive thyroid cancer Joseph Scharpf (USA)
Kyung Tae, Korea / Akira Miyauchi, Japan / Tsung-Lin Yang, Taiwan
Quan-Yang Duh, USA / Brendan C. Stack, USA / Ralph Tufano, USA
Brief introduction to the AHNS Endocrine Section
Speaker: Gregory W. Randolph, USA
Panel 2.
Thyroidectomy: why, when and how to minimize?
Chair: Kwang Hyun Kim
Sheng-Po Hao
Ching-Yi Yiu
Completion Thyroidectomy: why, when and how to minimize? Hadi Afandi Al-Hakami (Saudi Arabia)
Less than total thyroidetomy for goiter: when & how Ozer Makay (Turkey)
Complication in minimal invasion procedure of thyroidectomy Yi-Shing Leu (Taiwan)
How I do it? Surgery in advance Thyroid Cancer. Phakdee Sannikorn (Thailand)
Preliminary experience of transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach (TOETVA) in Taipei veterans general hospital Jui-Yu Chen (Taiwan)
Amy Chen, USA & Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Italy &
Somasundaram Subramanian, Russia &
Devendra Arvind Chaukar, India & Gregory W. Randolph, USA