PO: Update on orbital processes (235)

Session type

Special Interest Symposium

Date, time and place

Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 13:30-15:00 in Iceland

Moderator(s)

Uusitalo M, Leivo T

Description

This symposium will cover broadly different diseases of the orbit from the viewpoint of the general ophthalmologist. These include infections and inflammatory processes like Graves orbitopathy, myositis and sarcoidosis. The role for decompression in thyroid eye disease will be discussed. Benign and malignant tumors of the orbit are presented. The role of orbital biopsy will also be included. This symposium will give you information when to suspect orbital process, what to examine and when and how to treat either medically or surgically.

Abstracts assigned


13:30

10'

Sa-Ic3-1

Cellulitis - how to treat

Uusitalo Marita

13:40

20'

Sa-Ic3-2

Orbital inflammation

Setälä Kirsi

14:00

15'

Sa-Ic3-3

Orbital decompression for thyroid associated ophthalmopathy

Sahlin Sven

14:15

10'

Sa-Ic3-4

When to biopsy

Leivo Tiina

14:25

30'

Sa-Ic3-5

Orbital tumours and space occupying lesions

Prause Jan Ulrik