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Neurosurgical Pituitary / Craniopharyngioma Study Day



Mr. Donncha O'Brien and Professor Jack Phillips will direct a Neurosurgical Pituitary / Craniopharyngioma Study Day on Saturday, January 10th 2015 at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8


Mr. Donncha O'Brien



                                                         Pituitary / Craniopharyngioma Study Day

07.45 - 08.15 Registration
08.15 Introduction and Welcome
Mr. Donncha O'Brien
08.25 - 08.50 Radiology of the Sellar/Parasellar Areas and technique of Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling
Dr. Paul Brennan, Consultant Neuroradiologist, Beaumont Hospital.
08.50 - 09.15 Pathology of conditions of the sellar and suprasellar spaces
Dr. Francesca Brett, Consultant Neuropathologist, Beaumont Hospital
09.15 - 09.40 The endoscopic transsphenoidal approach to the pituitary fossa and repair of post traumatic anterior fossa csf leaks
Mr. Peter Lacy, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital.
09.40 - 10.05 Endocrine evaluation of Pituitary tumours, Craniopharyngiomas and pre operative optimisation of endocrine function.
Prof. Chris Thompson, Consultant Endocrinologist, Beaumont Hospital.
10.05 - 10.30 The management of pituitary apoplexy
Ms. Catherine Moran, Specialist Registrar Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital.
10.30 - 11.00 Tea and Coffee
11.00 - 11.25 Neuro-ophthalmology assessment of patients with pituitary tumours and craniopharyngioma.
Ms. Patricia Logan, Consultant Neuro-ophthalmologist Beaumont and Mater Hospital
11.25 - 11.50 Management of Acromegaly
Dr Mark Sherlock, Consultant Endocrinologist Tallaght Hospital
11.50 - 12.15 Surgical Strategies for Craniopharyngiomas in Children
Mr Darach Crimmins, Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon Beaumont and CUH Temple Street
12.15 - 12.40 Endoscopic fenestration of Suprsellar cysts
Mr John Caird, Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon, Beaumont and CUH Temple Street
12.40 - 13.00       Questions
13.00 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 13.55  Craniotomy Approaches for large macro adenomas and craniopharyngiomas
Mr Chris Pidgeon, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Beaumont hospital
13.55 - 14.20 Endoscopic trans- nasal surgery for pituitary tumours and craniopharyngiomas
Mr Mohsen Javadpour, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Beaumont Hospital
14.20 - 14.45  Medical management of secretory pituitary tumours
Dr Amar Agha, Consultant Endocrinologist, Beaumont Hospital
14.45 - 15.10  The life and times of Adams McConnell
Mr John Duddy, SpR Neurosurgery, Beaumont Hospital
15.10 - 15.35 Different Radiation Therapy Strategies for Pituitary Tumours and Craniopharyngiomas
Dr. David Fitzpatrick, Consultant Radiation Oncologist, Beaumont Hospital
15.35 - 16.00 Stereotactic Radiosurgery for recurrent/residual pituitary tumours
Mr Danny Rawluk, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Beaumont Hospital
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Directions to the Venue

The Radisson Blu Royal Hotel is located in Dublin city centre at the crossroads of Golden and Chancery lanes and near to Dublin Castle.
Please click the link to follow to view a map and directions Radisson Blu Royal Directions
Car parking is available at the hotel at a charge of €2.95 per hour or €10 per day

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Continuing Professional Development

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has accredited the meeting with 6 CPD credits.

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To register for the meeting please email with your name, position, institution, email address and contact telephone number, advising if you have any dietary restrictions

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