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Regional Training Course on Management of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases

The video recording of all the sessions of the seminar was made possible through the regional training course organized under the regional project RER6026, by the IAEA Department of Technical Cooperation, IAEA Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging section, Cyprus government, Limassol General Hospital and Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre.



Welcome and presentation of participants - Ourania Demetriadou, Savvas Frangos, Rodolfo Nuñez

Presentation of the Training Course - Ourania Demetriadou, Savvas Frangos, Rodolfo Nuñez

Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid: A historical perspective - Savvas Frangos

Role of imaging modalities in the diagnosis of thyroid and parathyroid diseases

Understanding Thyroid Anatomy and Function - Ourania Demetriadou

X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) / Magnetic Resonance Imaging - Aristi Kourri

Thyroid and Parathyroid Scintigraphy - Rodolfo Nuñez

PET/CT - Marcel Stokkel

Ultrasound of Thyroid and Parathyroid glands - Chrysa Tzakouri

Understanding Ultrasound images / how to do - Chrysa Tzakouri, Ourania Demetriadou


Thyroid and Parathyroid dysfunction

Laboratory tests methods and interpretation - Stephanos Pavlidis

Mild Thyroid failure / Clinical implications - Marinella Kyriakidou Himonas

Auto-immune Thyroiditis / Nodular thyroid gland - Michalis Picolos

Hyperthyroidism - Diagnosis and Treatment (Endocrinologist) - George Zavros

Iodine-131 Thyrotoxicosis Therapy /Dosimetry? - Marcel Stokkel

FNA-interpretation criteria - Katerina Kyriakou

IAEA Activities in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging - Rodolfo Nuñez

Primary Hyperparathyroidism: A Journey Overtime - Camilo Jimenez

Thyroid Ultrasound and Lymph nodes mapping - Panayiotis Economides

Thyroid and parathyroid Surgery – An overview - Vasilis Constantinidis

Histopathology report - Pavlos Constantinou


Thyroid Cancer-Problems and Issues in the management of differentiated thyroid cancer

Thyroid cancer: An overview - Camilo Jimenez

Management of 131-I therapy in thyroid cancer patients on dialysis - Javier Arbizu

Ablation therapy and Follow-up of differentiated thyroid cancer patients - Marcel Stokkel

rTSH vs Thyroxin withdrawal - Javier Arbizu

I-131 Whole Body Scan. SPECT/CT - Javier Arbizu

Side effects of Iodine-131 therapy Can we avoid them? Treatment - Marcel Stokkel

Therapy of local recurrence and distant metastases - Marcel Stokkel

Dosimetry-Radiation Safety and Regulatory aspects - Demetris Kaoli


Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: From RET to Thyrosine Kinase Inhibitors - Camilo Jimenez

MEN syndrome Geneticist view - Christos Shammas

Multiple Endocrine neoplasia type 2: Genotype-Phonotype correlations - Camilo Jimenez

Management of Thyroid cancer in children - Javier Arbizu

Non-Iodine avid Thyroid Cancer: Challenges and Oportunities - Camilo Jimenez

Kinase Inhibitors Therapy - Haris Charalambous

External Beam Radiation - Demetris Vomvas

Round table-problems and issues in the management of thyroid and parathyroid diseases - All participants

Cases Report from participants - All participants


Suggested Cost-Effective algorithm for management of thyroid nodules - Ourania Demetriadou

European Consensus for the management of patients with differentiated thyroid cancer - Javier Arbizu

Closing remarks - Ourania Demetriadou, Savvas Frangos, Rodolfo Nuñez