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.

Instruction Lecture

Instruction Lecture 1
Chair: Shih-Horng Huang
Chung-Jye Hung
Anesthetic Perspectives I-Cheng Lu (Taiwan)
IONM- Standard Procedures and Troubleshooting Management Jui-Yu Chen (Taiwan)
IONM of EBSLN Gianlorenzo Dionigi (Italy)
IONM in Robotic Thyroid Surgery Hoon Yub Kim (Korea)
Loss of Signal and RLN Injury - Classification and Management Che-Wei Wu (Taiwan)
Instruction Lecture 2
Advanced ultrasound examination instruction course
Chair: Tsung-Lin Yang
Cheng-Ping Wang
Sonographic evaluation of the thyroid Evelyn WK Tang (Hong Kong)
Thyroid Imaging, Reporting and Data System (TIRADS) Jeong Kyu Kim (Korea)
How to follow up after radiofrequency ablation of thyroid nodule Woojin Cho (Korea)
ARFI elastography (ARFI imaging) for diagnosing thyroid nodules. Takahiro Fukuhara (Japan)
Ultrasound guided FNA biopsy of thyroid nodule Le Zhou (China)