Medtronic Dinner Symposium – Why and How I Use Nerve Monitoring : Perspectives from Around the World


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    Why and  How I Use Nerve Monitoring : Perspectives from Around the World

    Date: Thursday, July 27th
    Time: 7:00 pm
    Location: Marina Ballroom

    This symposium will cover different aspects and perspectives of thyroid surgery and thus provide many opportunities to learn more about the advancement of neuro-monitoring for protection of the laryngeal nerves.

    Welcoming Remarks and Monitoring Commentary:
    Gregory W. Randolph MD, FACS, FACE
    Professor of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery,
    Claire and John Bertucci Endowed Chair in Thyroid Surgical Oncology, Harvard Medical School 
    Director General and Thyroid/Parathyroid Endocrine Surgical Divisions,
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary  
    President American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
    Member of INMSG Steering Committee
    Co-Chair of the World Congress on Thyroid Cancer

    Ralph P. Tufano, MD, MBA, FACS
    Charles W. Cummings MD Endowed Professor
    American Thyroid Association Board of Directors
    Director of the Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Quan Y. Duh, MD, FACS: Nerve monitoring in the USA today
    Professor and Chief, Section of Endocrine Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco

    Gianlorenzo Dionigi, MD, FACS: Strict Protocol per INMSG recommendations vs. just turning it on
    Professor of Surgery,
    Director, 1st Division of Surgery
    Head, Research Center for Endocrine Surgery
    University of Insubria
    School of Medicine
    Department of Medicine and Surgery, Varese, Italy
    Member of INMSG Steering Committee

    Hoon Yub Kim, MD, PhD, FACS: Nerve monitoring in Trans-Oral Robotic Thyroidectomy vs. Trans-cervical and any difference
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine
    Chief of Breast and Endocrine Surgery Division, Korea University Hospital 
    KUMC Thyroid Center, Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Surgery Center, Seoul, Korea

    Angkoon Anuwong, Police Major, MD, FRCST: Nerve monitoring in Trans-Oral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy vs. Trans-cervical and any difference
    Department of Surgery, Police General Hospital
    Program Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Division,
    Department of Surgery, Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

    Henning Dralle, FRCS, FACS, FEBS: Nerve Monitoring in thyroid surgery: impact on surgical strategy and future directions
    Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. mult.
    University Hospital Essen, Germany
    Head of the Section of Endocrine Surgery
    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
    Founder of International Neural Monitoring Study Group

    • Moderator: Discussion and Q&A
    • Moderator: Closing


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