Charing Cross Hospital Glenister Lecture Theatre
The closest tube is Baron's Court. Come out of the tube station, and turn right, and then walk through Hammersmith cemetery towards Charing Cross
The Glenister is opposite the hospital next to the cemetery, as on these maps.CLICK ON MAPS TO ENLARGE.
08:30 – 08:55 Registration
08:55-09:15 Welcome Niamh Martin
SESSION 1 Chairs: Rajee Baburaj (Consultant Endocrinologist, Hillingdon Hospital) and Ben Whitelaw (Consultant Endocrinologist, Kings College Hospital)
09:15-09:45 Pituitary apoplexy – an update Prof John Wass (Oxford University).
09:45-10:15 Outcomes for craniopharyngiomas – a multi centre study Dr Nigel Glynn (Bart’s Health NHS Trust London).
10:15-10:30 Case PresentationAdipsic diabetes insipidus complicated by hypothalamic obesity following recurrence of a craniopharyngioma. S. Samarasinghe, L. Thurston, M. Martineau. West Middlesex University Hospital, London.
10:30-10:45 Case PresentationHyponatraemia and a vanishing pituitary mass. E. Goodchild, N. Glynn. Bart’s Health NHS Trust, London.
SESSION 2 Chairs: Mr Ramesh Nair (Consultant Neurosurgeon ICHNT) and Dr Ben Field (Consultant Endocrinologist, East Surrey Hospital).
11:15-11:45 Sodium balance and the pituitary Prof Stephen Ball (University of Manchester).
11:45-12:00 Case PresentationAcute pseudobulbar palsy and quadriparesis in a 23 year old man treated for hypopituitarism and severe hyponatraemia. A. Dawson, T. Hampton, E. Maratos, J. Gilbert, B. Whitelaw. King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
12:00-12:15 Case PresentationA rare case of a hypothalamic lymphoma who presents with confusion and dizziness. S. Acharya, E. Maratos, S. Barazi. Kings Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
12:15-12:30 Case PresentationFrom Compensated Hypogonadism to Gonadotrophinoma. M. Siddiqui, A. Sharma, A. Qureshi. Northwick Park Hospital, London North West Healthcare NHS Trust.
13:30-13:40 LAPPS update. Joy Ginn, LAPPS
SESSION 3 DEBATE Chairs: Paul Carroll and Mr Nigel Mendoza
13:40-14:30 This house believes Patients with incidentally discovered pituitary adenomas less than 6mm and without evidence of hormonal hypersecretion should be discharged from endocrine clinic without further investigations.
For the motion: Dr Ben Whitelaw (Kings College Hospital London).
Against the motion: Dr Florian Wernig (Imperial College Healthcare NHS London).
14:30-14:45 Case PresentationThe Management of Aggressive Cushing’s Disease. R. Agha-Jaffar, N. Mendoza, A. Falconer, N.M. Martin, F. Wernig. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.
14:45-15:00 Case PresentationCushing’s disease: a difficult case, difficult imaging and difficult management. E. Mills, R. Nair, F. Wernig, N.M. Martin, K. Meeran, J.F. Todd. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.
SESSION 4 Chairs: Dr Marcus Martineau and Dr Emma Hatfield
15:30-16:00 Late effects of cancer treatment and the pituitary Dr Helen Simpson (University College Hospital, London).
16:00-16:15 Case presentations Cabergoline resistance in a giant prolactinoma – a surgical emergency. E.C. Maratos, B. Whitelaw, J. Gilbert, T. Hampton, N.W.M. Thomas, S. Barazi. King’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London.
16:15-16:30 Case presentations A Difficult Case of Dopamine Receptor Agonist Resistance. R.C. Troke, R. Ramli, G. Dawe, A. Gontsarova, A. Pambakian, N. Mendoza, E.C.I Hatfield, K.M. Meeran, N.M. Martin. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London.
16:30-16:45 Case presentations An Aggressive “Atypical” Pituitary Macroprolactinoma: What Else Can We Do? L. Rich, K. Bradley. University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust.
16:55-17:10 FEEDBACK AND CLOSE