15th ITC : Nagataki-Fujifilm Prize Lecture Delivered

Prof Akira Miyauchi of Japan conveyed the 2015 NAGATAKI-FUJIFILM Prize Lecture amid the fifteenth International Thyroid Congress held in the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida, USA.

Prof Miyauchi is the President and COO of Kuma Hospital, Center for Excellence in Thyroid Care in Kobe, Japan. He is an endocrine specialist, presently serving as Chairman of the Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons, with extraordinary enthusiasm for thyroid maladies and a very nearly a thousand productions in English and Japanese diaries on his work on thyroid growth for over 40 years. Prof Miyauchi’s subject was “Toward best administration of thyroid disease.”

AOTA has been giving Prize Lecture Awards since 1980. As the years progressed, the Prize Lectures went under different names as characterized by the supporters. It was in 2010 amid the fourteenth International Thyroid Congress held in Paris, France, that a combination of Prize Lecture Awards came to fruition, given paying little respect to nationality. The Prize Lecture has been named the NAGATAKI-FUJIFILM Prize.

The points of the Prize Lectures have been exceptionally changed by field of intrigue or explores of the awardees. The clinical measurements of thyroid illness were the topic of most Prize Lectures, more often than essential and translational examines. The top picks, in diminishing request, were Graves’ sickness and its different aspects, iodine lack and its belongings; receptors, antibodies, hereditary phenotypes; thyroid and pregnancy, neonatal screening, and thyroid growth. (A posting of the Prize Lecturers and their points can be gathered from the AOTA site.)

The 2015 Prize Lecturer joined a recognized gathering of Prize Awardees from the Region. He was the sixth Awardee to talk on thyroid disease and the sixteenth Japanese to convey the AOTA Prize Lecture.

The Awardee proposed calcitonin-multiplying time and thyroglobulin-multiplying time as strong prognostic components for medullary and papillary thyroid carcinoma, separately. These qualities give essential data to best administrations of patients with these diseases. Moreover he precisely concentrated the conservation and reproduction of the repetitive laryngeal nerve in thyroid tumor surgery and is working for the usage of intraoperative neural observing. Furthermore he found another obsessive substance of thyroid disease: Intrathyroidal epithelial thymoma (ITET)/CASTLE, and found the course of intense suppurative thyroiditis and named it pyriform sinus fistula.