The 3rd Symposium on Parathyroid Fluorescence took place virtually on February 25 & 26, 2021.

CET Thursday, February 25, 2021
3.00 PM Inauguration and Welcome
Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Quan-Yang Duh, Frédéric Triponez
Basics on fluorescence, parathyroid auto-fluorescence, ICG angiography / perfusion
chairman: Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Nashville, USA
3.10 PM Introduction on hypoparathyroidism – Peter Kopp, Lausanne, Switzerland
3.30 PM Understanding parathyroid anatomy (embryology, vascular anatomy) – Erik Nordenström, Lund, Sweden
3.50 PM NIR Fluorescence part 1 (basic) – Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Nashville, USA
4.10 PM NIR Fluorescence part 2 (clinical) – Giju Thomas, Nashville, USA
Break (10 minutes)
4.40 PM Dye based Fluorescence (ICG) – Kai Nowak, Rosenheim, Germany
5.00 PM Probe-based versus image based – Quan-Yang Duh, San Francisco, USA
5.20 PM Quantifying ICG fluroescence with probe based system – Carmen Solorzano, Nashville, USA
5.45 PM Sponsored symposium
Synergy of novel technologies enhancing patient safety in thyroid surgery
Prof Agnieszka Strzembosz, Warsaw, Poland, Prof Frédéric Triponez, Geneva, Switzerland, Prof Neil Tolley, London, United Kingdom, Prof Gabrielle Materazzi, Pisa, Italy, Prof Marcin Barczynski, Krakow, Poland
6.45 PM Break – Virtual Exhibition
Tips and tricks and pitfalls on how to use the available equipments for auto-fluorescence, angiography and perfusion assessment
(including videos)
chairman: Frédéric Triponez, Geneva, Switzerland
7.15 PM PTEye – Colleen Marie Kiernan, Nashville, USA
7.45 PM Fluobeam – Jean-Christophe Lifante, Lyon, France & Eren Berber, Cleveland, USA
8.15 PM Break
8.25 PM Stryker / Novadaq – Michael Bouvet, San Diego, USA
8.45 PM Elevision – Frédéric Triponez, Geneva, Switzerland
9.05 PM Quest Medical Imaging – Anton Engelsman, Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Schelto Kruijff, Groningen, The Netherlands
9.25 PM PDE Neo – John Phay, Ohio, USA
CET Friday, February 26, 2021
Illustrative thyroid and parathyroid cases using fluorescent techniques
chairman: Quan-Yang Duh, San Francisco, USA
3.00 PM Parathyroid angiography/vascular anatomy during thyroidectomy – Fares Benmiloud, Marseille, France
3.12 PM Pediatric thyroidectomy (image based) – Kerstin Lorenz, Halle, Germany
3.24 PM Transoral thyroidectomy with fluorescence – Angkoon Anuwong, Bangkok, Thailand
3.36 PM Robotic thyroidectomy with fluorescence – Hyunsuk Suh, Tampa, USA
3.48 PM Metastatic cancer and fluorescence – Dana Hartl, Paris, France
4.00 PM DLSR – Kang Dae Lee, Busan, South Korea
4.25 PM Reoperative parathyroidectomy – Quan-Yang Duh & Kate Chomsky-Higgins, San Francisco, USA
4.37 PM PTeye use in Parathyroidectomy – Michael C. Singer, Detroit, USA
4.49 PM Correlation of ICG perfusion with ioPTH during total thyroidectomy – Pablo Moreno, Barcelona, Spain
5.01 PM Subtotal parathyroidectomy for renal hyperparathyroidism (ICG use) – Marco Demarchi, Geneva, Switzerland
5.13 PM Parathyroid cancer and fluorescence – Quan-Yang Duh & Sarah Pearlstein, San Francisco, USA
5.25 PM Break – Virtual Exhibition
Impact on clinical care / Future directions
chairmen: Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Quan-Yang Duh, Frédéric Triponez
First part: clinical impact
6.10 PM Probe-based autofluorescence on thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy – Carmen Solorzano, Nashville, USA
6.30 PM Image-based autofluorescence on thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy – Eren Berber, Cleveland, USA
6.50 PM ICG imaging on thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy – Frédéric Triponez, Geneva, Switzerland
Second part: future direction
7.20 PM Organoids – Naira Baregamian, Nashville, USA
7.40 PM Parathyroid – Islets co-transplantation – Quan-Yang Duh & Casey Ward, San Francisco, USA
8.00 PM Optical Coherence Tomography – Gregory Randolph, Boston, USA
8.20 PM Laser Speckle imaging and fluorescence for complete parathyroid assessment – Emmanuel Mannoh, Nashville, USA
8.40 PM Multi-modal Imaging – Richard Cha, Washington, USA
9.00 PM Closing of third parathyroid symposium


The 2nd Symposium on Parathyroid Fluorescence took place on February  27th & 28th, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. 




The 1st Symposium on Parathyroid Fluorescence took place on February  28th through March 1st, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland.