15 / 9th EFCC CONTINUOUS POSTGRAUDATE COURSE IN CLINICAL CHEMISTRY


24 – 25 October 2009   print this page

Course directors:

Victor Blaton, Ghent University, Belgium
Elizabeta Topić, Croatia Society of Medical Biochemists, Croatia


Course description:

The 9th EFCC Continuous Postgraduate Course in Clinical Chemistry

NEW TRENDS IN CLASSIFICATION, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF

THYROID DISEASES

IUC-Dubrovnik, October 24-25, 2009.

P R O G R A M

Saturday, October 24th

0815 – 0900 REGISTRATION

0900– 0915 Introduction

0915 – 0945 Vesna Barac-Latas (Croatia): Thyroid hormone synthesis, storage and release

0945 – 1015 Zvonko Kusić (Croatia): Thyroid diseases: epidemiology, pathopshysiology and classification

1015 – 1045 Coffee break

1045 – 1115 Simona Gaberšček (Slovenia): Hyperthyroidism

1115 – 1145 Sergej Hojker (Slovenia): Hypothyroidism

1145 – 1215 Nikola Bešić (Slovenia): Thyroid cancer

1215 – 1430 Lunch break

1430 – 1500 Sanda Jelisavac Ćosić (Croatia): Cell signaling in cancer tissue

1500 – 1530 Gábor L. Kovács (Hungary): Basic concepts and misconcepts in clinical and diagnostic

endocrinology

1530 – 1600 Emese Mezősi (Hungary): Inappropriate TSH secretion

1600 – 1630 Coffee break

1630 – 1700 João-Tiago Guimarães (Portugal): Thyroid disease and obesity

1700 – 1730 Paolo Beck-Peccoz (Italy): Thyroid (dis)function and pregnancy

1730 – 1800 Mladen Petrovečki (Croatia): Reports on thyroid diseases: truths, myths and pitfalls

2000 Get-together-dinner

Sunday, October 25th

0830 – 0900 Tamás Kőszegi (Hungary): Preanalytical and analytical errors in thyroid assays

0900 – 0930 Esther A. Jensen (Denmark): Biological variation of thyroid autoantibodies and thyroglobulin

0930 – 1000 Coffee break

1000 – 1030 Pierre Carayon (France): Diagnostic algorithm for thyroid diseases: international guidelines

1030 Closing remarks

SATURDAY OCTOBER 24th