American College Of Surgeons - Inspiring Quality: Highest Standards, Better Outcomes

Session Code: PS402
Title: Controversies in the Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Cancer in Adolescents and Children
Date and Time of Session: Thursday, October 20: 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Description: The prevalence of thyroid disorders including neoplasia has been demonstrated to be rising in the pediatric age group. Recent American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines have emerged to assist surgeons in decision making with regards to investigation and timing of therapeutic options. Panelists will provide all relevant recent guidelines with regards to diagnostic imaging, needle biopsy, timing of surgery, choice of surgery, and post-operative care. The panel will also present case studies to help demonstrate the utility of the ATA guidelines in pediatric patient care.
CME Credit Hours: 1.5
Webcast Package Available: Yes
Audio Package Available: Yes
Pediatric Surgery (PED), Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery (OTO)
Sponsored By:
Advisory Council for Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Advisory Council for Pediatric Surgery
Program Participants:
Paul Krakovitz, MD, FACS
Daniel J. Ledbetter, MD, FACS
Speaker How Much Surgery for Differentiated Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
Carmen C. Solórzano, MD, FACS
Speaker Medical Therapy and Follow-up for Differentiated Pediatric Thyroid Cancer.
Andrew J Bauer, MD
Speaker Work-up of a Pediatric Thyroid Nodule
Diana L. Diesen, MD FACS
Speaker Imaging and Technology for Pediatric Thyroid Cancer
Biren Pravin Modi, MD, FACS