NERRAG annual meeting, 18th October 2017

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NERRAG annual meeting, 18th October 2017, Lumley Castle Conference Centre, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

1400 Reception/Exhibition
1430 Welcome-Andy James
1445 Training update Dr Srikanth Mada TPD HEENE
1500 “Roadmap towards Harmonisation of Thyroid function reference ranges in the Northumbria and Tyne and Wear areas – how do we get there?” Salman Razvi, E Robinson, C Boot, S Pearce, D Neely, D Kennedy. QEH, RVI and Northumbria.


1515 Prevalence of and factors predicting thyroid dysfunction at the time of ST- and non-ST- elevation myocardial infarction – the ThyrAMI 1 study. Avais Jabbar, L Ingoe, A Zaman, S Razvi. QEH, Gateshead, Newcastle Hospitals FT and Newcastle University


1530 The diurnal variation of serum thyroid stimulating hormone in patients with acute myocardial infarction. Owain Leng, Jabbar, L Ingoe, H Thomas, S Junejo, P Carey, D Austin, P Bijsterveld, J Greenwood, A Zaman, S Razvi. City Hospitals Sunderland, QEH, Gateshead, Newcastle Hospitals FT and Newcastle University


1545 Normal reference values for thyroid uptake of technetium-99m in a single centre UK population. Mavin Macauley, M Shawgi, A Curry, George Petrides, A James, P Perros. Newcastle Hospitals FT.


1600 Audit of thyroid ultrasound and fine needle aspiration at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Harry Tustin & Helen Cocks. City Hospitals Sunderland.


1615 A rare metabolic case presenting to Ophthalmology. Mavin Macauley, N De-Alwis, A Joshi. City Hospitals Sunderland.
1630 Tea/Coffee/Exhibition
1700 Northern Endocrine Network Update Dr Ashwin Joshi and Colleagues
1720 A Surgical Cure for Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus? Owain Leng, Asgar Madathil. Northumbria Foundation Trust.
1735 When simple autoimmune hypothyroidism is not so “simple”. Heggie AJ, Nichols M, Carey P, De-Alwis N, Nayar R, Joshi A. City Hopspitals Sunderland.


1750 The relationship between free T4 and thyrotropin receptor antibodies is log-linear and negatively influenced by age and smoking in patients with Graves’ disease. Earn Gan, V Tsatlidis, D Kennedy, S Razvi. QEH, Gateshead Foundation Trust.


1805 Tremelimumab-induced Graves’ hyperthyroidism. Earn H Gan, R Plummer, S Pearce, P Perros. Newcastl;e Hospitals FT and Newcastle University


1820 Asymptomatic secretory pheochromocytomas in patients with Neurofibromatosis 1 –Is it time to re-evaluate the role of routine screening? Ahmed Al-Sharefi and S. Nag. James Cook University Hospital.


1835 Thanks & Buffet/Exhibition


Stand space sponsored by: Novartis, Amgen, Sanofi, Kyowa Kirin International, Bayer, Lilly, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk

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