Program


For cliniciansCommonFor cytopathologists




Day 1

TIMEULTRASOUND SESSIONPLENARY LECTURESMICROSCOPE SESSION
10:00
Welcome 
10:10
Epidemiology of nodular thyroid disease (E. V. NAGY)
10:40
The role of ultrasound in the evaluation of nodular goiter (L. HEGEDUS)
11:10
The role of cytology in the evaluation of thyroid nodules (F. SCHMITT)
11:40
Thyroid pathology - current trends, classification (E. TOTH)
12:10LUNCH
14:00
Introduction of the participants 
14:30
Impact of goiter on quality of life and how to improve this (L. HEGEDUS) 
15:00
The 2018 Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology: new proposal and clinical impact (P. VIELH)
15:30COFFEE BREAK
16:00
The role of nuclear medicine in the evaluation of nodular goiter (E. MEZOSI)Cytology of benign  thyroid diseases - presentation (T. SOLYMOSI)
16:30
Ultrasonography – technical details, reporting system, quality control (K. MOLNAR)Microscopic practice 
17:00
The current role of molecular biology in the diagnosis and for the prognosis of thyroid disorders (F. SCHMITT)
17:30
Case studies 1
19:00DINNER




Day 2

TIMEULTRASOUND SESSIONPLENARY LECTURESMICROSCOPE SESSION
08:00Ultrasound lecture for cytopathologistsUltrasound outside the thyroid  - lymph nodes, the parathyroid (P. REISMANN) - GROUP 1Microscopic practice for cl/rad 
GROUP-2
08:30Ultrasound outside the thyroid  - lymph nodes, the parathyroid (P. REISMANN) - GROUP-2Microscopic practice for cl/rad
GROUP-1
09:00Live patient  and preparing a smear
GROUP-1
Basics of thyroid cytology (B. JARAY)
GROUP-2
Cytology of benign  thyroid diseases - microscopy
09:30Low dose radioiodine therapy  (E. MEZOSI)
GROUP-2
The grey zone in thyroid cytopathology and the role of molecular tools (P. VIELH)
10:20COFFEE BREAK
10:40Live patient  and preparing a smear
GROUP-2
Basics of thyroid cytology  (B. JARAY)
GROUP-1
Cytology of malignant thyroid diseases - presentation (P. POGANY)
11:20Low dose radioiodine therapy GROUP-1 (E. MEZOSI)Cytology of malignant  thyroid diseases - microscopy
12:00LUNCH
14:00
Difficult-to-interpret follicular tumors and non-invasive follicular neoplasm with papillary-like nuclear features (E. TOTH) 
14:30
The potential role of teamwork in the everyday practice (T. SOLYMOSI)
15:00
Waiting for the messiah (L. HEGEDUS)Microscopic practice
15:30
(Macroscopic) pathology as the basis of thyroid ultrasonography (T. SOLYMOSI) Ultrasound - the second best friend of thyroid cytopathologist (G. KOVACS)
16:00COFFEE BREAK
16:30
Post-surgical ultrasound of the thyroid (T. SOLYMOSI)Microscopic practice
17:00
Case studies 2
19:00-DINNER 





Day 3

TIMEULTRASOUND SESSIONPLENARY LECTURESMICROSCOPE SESSION
08:00
Ethanol for benign and malignant thyroid nodules (K. RUCZ)Differential diagnostic problems in thyroid cytology - common analysis
08:30
Laser and emerging techniques for benign and malignant nodules (RFA, HIFU, Microwave)  (E. PAPINI)Slide seminar (E. TOTH)
09:15
Cases illustrating which non-surgical methods to use (E. PAPINI, L. HEGEDUS) Microscopic practice
10:00COFFEE BREAK
10:30
Surgery for benign thyroid lesions  (A. BOER, B. LEVAY)
11:00
Case studies 3 
11:45
Evaluation of the Meeting and Farewell (L. HEGEDUS, T. SOLYMOSI)




Case presentation: those participants who wish to present their interesting cases in the form of a 5-minute Power Point presentation, please prepare a short abstract by 31 January. Six cases will be selected for the case reports section.