General Medical and Endocrine Update
26th September 2012
Robin Brook Centre, St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London EC1A 7BE
Morris Lecture Theatre
09.00 – 09.45 Staying safe with arrhythmias on call for the general physician.
Professor Richard Schilling, Professor of Cardiology, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
09.45 – 10.30 Upper GI haemorrhage for the general physician on call.
Dr. Richard Marley, Consultant Physician, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee
10.45 – 1145 The idiot’s guide to acute liver problems for the general physician.
Professor Graham Foster, Professor of Hepatology, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
12.00 – 13.00 BARTS MEDICAL GRAND ROUND
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.30 Suspecting and diagnosing Cushing’s syndrome in the hurly burly of clinical practice.
Professor John Monson, Emeritus Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, Barts and the London
School of Medicine.
14.30 – 14.45 Imaging the pituitary in suspected Cushing’s disease.
Dr. Jane Evanson, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust
14.45 - 15.00 Inferior petrosal sinus sampling: Protocols and interpretation.
Dr. Paul Carroll, Consultant Physician, Guy’s and St. Thomas’s Trust.
15.00 - 15.15 Cushing’s syndrome; How can the cross-sectional radiologist help you.
Professor Rodney Reznek, Emeritus Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Barts and the London
School of Medicine.
15.15 - 15.30 Getting your patient in shape for surgery: Medical treatment of cortisol excess.
Dr. Scott Akker, Consultant Physician, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
15.30 - 15.45 Tea
15.45 - 16.00 Endoscopic pituitary surgery for Cushing’s disease.
Mr. Ian Sabin, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
16.00 - 16.15 Adrenal surgery for Cushing’s syndrome; strategies and decision making.
Mr. Robert Carpenter, Consultant Surgeon, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
16.15 - 16.30 The final word: What can the pathologist tell you in Cushing’s syndrome?
Dr. Dan Berney, Consultant Histopathologist, Barts and the London NHS Trust.
16.30 - 17.30 Cushing’s cases and discussion.
Expert Panel: Akker, Berney, Carroll, Carpenter, Evanson, Monson, Reznek.