2019 KBVP Symposium


KBVP Adrenal Gland Symposium

Patty A. Lathan, DVM, MS, DACVIM

•Associate professor, Small Animal Intermal Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, United States
•President, Society for Comparative Endocrinology, United States

Her primary interest is endocrinology, specifically the management of adrenal disease and diabetes mellitus. She has published several articles and book chapters, given lectures throughout the United States and internationally, and currently serves as the President of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology. Her students also publish educational endocrine music videos as an assignment for her elective, and those can be viewed on her YouTube channel.

Takuo Ishida, DVM, PhD, Diplomate JCVP

• President, Japanese Board of Veterinary Practitioner
• President, Japanese Veterinary Cancer Society
• President, Japanese Society of Feline Medicine
• Medical Director, Alaska Animal Hospital, Toyko, Japan

Overview of Adrenal Gland disease
Adrenal Sex Hormone Imbalance
Cortisol Precursor Disorder
Non-functional Adrenal gland tumor
Diagnosis of Pheochromocytoma

Wijit Sutthiprapa DVM, Ms, Diplo TSVS

Head of Surgical Department
Assistant Director of Kasetsart University Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Bangkok, Thailand.
Vice Director of Kasetsart University Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Surgical preparation.
Instrument needed.
Surgical technique (Laparotomy).
Post operative care

Jihye Choi, DVM, PhD

Associate Professor of Veterinary Medical Imaging, College of Veterinary
Medicine and Director of Animal Medical Science Research Institutein Chonnam
National University in Korea. Dr. Choi has authors more than 60 scientific
publications, 35 scientific abstracts in international conference, and 4 books.
Dr.Choi is working on research projects about perfusion changes in pancreatitis
and provides diagnostic imaging service in CN U veterinary teaching hospital
and also remote interpretation to local veterinarians

Overview of diagnostic imaging of adrenal diseases
Advanced diagnostic imaging for adrenal diseases
Contrast enhanced ultrasonography of adrenal diseases
Role of diagnostic imaging for atypical cushing

Dr. Inhyung Lee, DVM, MS, PhD

Professor of Veterinary Anesthesiology and Pain Management,
College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University.
Vice President of the Korean Association for Buiatrics

Anesthetic Procedures of the Patients with Adrenal Diseases including
Hyperadrenocorticism (Cushing’s Syndrome), Hypoadrenocorticism (Addison’s
Disease), Feline Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome), Phaeochromocytoma


Dr. Kim is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and
currently a professor of veterinary clinical pathology at the College of Veterinary
Medicine, Seoul National University. Dr. Kim graduated Seoul National University
with BS and MS, and completed the PhD and residency combined program in
the veterinary pathology. After 3 years of post-doctoral training at the National
Toxicology Program, he worked as a tenure track faculty of veterinary pathology
at the North Carolina State University. Since moving to Seoul National University
in 2011, he is working on research projects about molecular carcinogenesis
and diagnostic medicine, and provides diagnostic service for SNU VMTH and
local veterinarians.