Course Topics

Parathyroid Session

Parathyroid imaging

Primary hyperparathyroidism: diagnosis, surgical indications

Secondary (renal) hyperparathyroidism

Intraoperative identification of parathyroid glands


Reoperative parathyroidectomy

Adrenal Session

Incidentaloma and adrenal physiology



Cushing syndrome

GI/Pancreatic Neuroendocrine/MEN Session

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

Insulinomas and gastrinomas

Rare functioning pancreaticoduodenal tumours

Non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

Management of GI neuroendocrine tumours with liver metastasis

Alternative treatment of advanced GI neuroendocrine tumours

Thyroid Session

Workup for thyroid nodule

Surgery for multinodular goiter

Molecular testing for thyroid cancer

ATA guidelines for DTC

Papillary microcarcinoma: Observation is an option

Surgery for medullary thyroid cancer and MEN2 gene carriers

Prevention and management of nerve injury and intraoperative neuromonitoring

Central neck node dissection: Selective or routine

Paediatric thyroid nodules and differentiated thyroid cancer


New techniques/standard techniques

Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy with lymph node dissection

Thyroidectomy and neck dissection for medullary thyroid carcinoma

Robotic and remote-access thyroidectomy

Case Discussions (with TED)

Cases 1: MEN1 of the pancreas/duodenum

Cases 2: MEN2

Cases 3: Primary hyperparathyroidism

Cases 4: Adrenal challenges

Cases 5: Pancreatic and GI neuroendocrine tumors

Cases 6: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors with hepatic metastasis

Cases 7: Thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer

Cases 8: Surgery for advanced thyroid conditions