Program Highlights


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Topics on Rhinology and Anterior Skull Base
Sinonasal and Skull Base Anatomy
Radiology in Rhinology
Acute Rhinosinusitis
Pathophysiology of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Medical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Surgical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Recalcitrant Rhinosinusitis
Sinonasal Fungal Diseases
Pathophysiology of Nasal Polyposis
Medical Management of Nasal Polyposis
Surgical Management of Nasal Polyposis
Rhinosinusitis Miscellaneous
Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Frontal Sinus Surgery
Anaesthesia and Nasal Surgery
Post Op Care after FESS
Complications of FESS
Balloon Sinuplasty and Tuboplasty
Microbiology and Sinus Diseases
Allergy and Immunology of Nasal and Sinus Diseases
Novel Pharmaceutical Treatment and Biologics for Sinonasal Diseases
Alternative Medicine for Rhinological Diseases
Septoplasty and Turbinate Reduction Surgery
Management of Septal Perforation
Management of Severe Epistaxis
Management of Hereditary Haemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Facial Pain
Investigation and Management of Smell and Taste Disorders
Granulomatous/ Autoimmune Disease in the Nose
Management of Inverted Papilloma
Management of Juvenile Angiofibroma
Management of Olfactory Neuroblastoma
Management of Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery for Other Sinonasal Neoplasm
Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
Endoscopic Approaches to Pterygopalatine Fossa and Infratemporal Fossa
Management of Osteoradionecrosis of Nasopharynx and Skull Base
Repair of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage and Skull Base Reconstruction
Endoscopic Orbital and Lacrimal Surgery
Pediatric Issues in Rhinosinusitis and Skull Base Surgery
3D Endoscopy for Endonasal Surgery
Robotic and Novel Instruments for Sinonasal Surgery
External Approaches for Sinonasal Diseases
Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery Miscellaneous

Topics on Rhinoplasty
Asian Rhinoplasty
Functional Rhinoplasty
Office-based Rhinoplasty
Cleft Lip Rhinoplasty
Nasal Reconstruction after Tumor Surgery
Innovations and Research in Rhinoplasty
Rhino-facial Surgery
Management of Suboptimal Rhinoplasty
Management of Complications in Rhinoplasty

Topics on Sleep Apnea
Pediatrics OSA
Clinical Assessment for OSA Patients
Sleep Endoscopy
Nose and Sleep Apnea
Uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UVPPP) for Sleep Apnea
Selection of Surgeries for OSA Patients and Surgical Results
Miscellaneous in Sleep Apnea

Program Highlight
1977 - 2017 : 40 Years of Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery : Lessons Learnt Well - and Less Well
Heinz Stammberger, Austria
Chronic Rhinosinusitis: When East Meets West
What Do We Learn from Endotypes of Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Luo Zhang, China

Where We Stand How to Treat SCUAD Patients with Pharmaceutical or Surgical Interventions
Hideyuki Kawauchi, Japan
Finesse in Rhinoplasty
Tip Surgery for Asian Nose
Yong Ju Jang, Republic of Korea

Role of Fat or Fat Stemcell in Rhinoplasty and Treatment of Silicone Perforation
Choladhis Sinrachtanant, Thailand
Anatomy of the Paranasal Sinuses and Skull Base and Its Surgical Applications
Aldo Stamm, Brazil
Measuring Success of Allergic Rhinitis Management – A Clinically Relevant Approach
Claus Bachert, Belgium
State-of-the-art Rhinoplasty
Revision Rhinoplasty Using Rib Cartilage
Hong Ryul Jin, Republic of Korea

Functional-Esthetic Rhinoplasty - My Philosophy
Peter Lohuis, The Netherlands
Lessons From the East, from Genetics to Minimally Invasive Surgery
Allergic Rhinitis and Rhinosinusitis
De-Yun Wang, Singapore

Nasopharyngeal Cancer
Andrew van Hasselt, Hong Kong
Pearls in Rhinoplasty
Rhinoplasty in Difficult Nose
Hesham Saleh, United Kingdom

Lessons Learned from Revision Rhinoplasty
Chih Wen Twu, Taiwan
OSA: Why We Need Other Treatments: Positional Therapy and Hypoglossal Nerve Stimulation
Nico de Vries, The Netherlands
Titanium Implants in the Nose to Stabilize Soft Tissue Structures: A New Frontier
Daniel F. à Wengen, Switzerland
Local Anesthesia for FESS - Master the Art
Nagalingeswaran Ahilasamy, India
Upper Airway Stimulation for OSA: The Future is Now ?
Peter Baptista, Spain
Philippe Rombaux, Belgium
Office Rhinologic/Sinus Surgery
John M. DelGaudio, USA
Surgical Approaches to the Frontal Sinus
W.J. Fokkens, The Netherlands
Adequate Investigations in the CRS Patient
Richard Harvey, Australia
Rahuram Sivasubramaniam, Australia
Future Direction in the Treatment of Olfactory Disorders
Eric Holbrook, USA
Comprehensive Surgical Management of the Turbinates
Peter Hwang, USA
How to Use Autologous Cartilage in Rhinoplasty
Yong Ju Jang, Republic of Korea
Clinopathological Features of Invasive Type of Aspergillosis in Paranasal Sinuses - Diagnosis and Treatment
Hideyuki Kawauchi, Japan
Grafts in Rhinoplasty
Peter Lohuis, The Netherlands
Sinonasal Malignant Tumors: Treatment Options and Outcome Overview
Valerie Lund, United Kingdom
Management of Intra-operative Bleeding in Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
Prepageran Narayanan, Malaysia
Current Concepts in the Management of Allergic Rhinitis: Evidence Based to Real Life
Ruby Pawankar, Japan
Sinonasal Epithelium in CRS - More Than Just a Great Wall
Murugappan Ramanathan, USA
Bruce Tan, USA
Pearls of Rhinoplasty for Young Surgeons
Hesham Saleh, United Kingdom
Combined Medications for Allergic Rhinitis: Which and How It Works?
Kornkiat Snidvongs, Thailand
Update of the Management of Inverted Papilloma
Pär Stjärne, Sweden
How to Integrate Allergy Management to Your Practice
Elina Toskala, USA
Update of Nasal Airway Function Tests – From Old Standards to High Tech Information
Klaus Vogt, Latvia
Principles in Correction of Cleft Lip Rhinoplasty
Eduardo Yap, Philippines
Chronic (eosinophilic) Rhinosinusitis : New Strong Evidence of Fungal Involvement
Th2-Shifting, IgE Production, Eosinophilic Inflammation: Zooming in on a Trigger for CRS
Jens Ponikau, USA

Fungus-Associated Sinus Disease : De-Dusting Present-Day Classifications
Heinz Stammberger, Austria
Advancing Endoscopic Orbital Surgery
Endoscopic DCR - Pitfalls and Pearls
Raymond Sacks, Australia

Lacrimal Sac Tumours
Valerie Lund, United Kingdom

Endoscopic Approaches to the Orbit and Intraconal Space
Benjamin Bleier, USA

Orbital Complications of Sinus Disease
Richard Harvey, Australia

Endoscopic Optic Nerve Decompression - When, Why and What Is the Evidence?
Jianbo Shi, China

Endoscopic Approach to Intra-Orbital Pathology
Prepageran Narayanan, Malaysia

Trans-Orbital Approaches to the Skull Base
Darlene Lubbe, South Africa
Controversies in SLIT
SLIT Efficacy and Safety
Sandra Y. Lin, USA

Global Guidelines and Consensus in SLIT: Current Evidences
Ruby Pawankar, Japan

Optimal Aqueous SLIT Dosing
Matthew Ryan, USA

Current Concepts in Sublingual Immunotherapy : Single vs Multiple Allergen Dosing
Sarah Wise, USA

Current Concepts in Sublingual Immunotherapy : Pre/Co-Seasonal Dosing vs Year Round Dosing
Elina Toskala, USA

Current Concepts in Sublingual Immunotherapy : Asia vs US/Europe Differences
De-Yun Wang, Singapore
Sinus Surgery in Patients with Inherited Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance
United Airways: Surgery in Patients with Inherited Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance and Inflammatory Lesions
Christian von Buchwald, Denmark

Sinus Surgery in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
Kasper Aanaes, Denmark

Sinus Surgery in Patients with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia
Mikkel Alanin, Denmark

Efficacy of Nasal Irrigations in Patients with CF
Kasper Aanaes, Denmark

Evolution of P. Aeruginosa in the Sinuses of PCD Patients
Elisabeth Arndal, Denmark

CRSwNP and the Association with Asthma
Kaare Haakansson, Denmark
Paediatric Rhinology
Choanal Atresia Repair, an Easy and Effective Surgical Technique
Shirley Pignatari, Brazil

To Stent or Not To Stent: An Unsolved Question in Endoscopic Choanal Atresia Repair
Peter Valentin Tomazic, Austria

Paediatric Rhinology: the Dedicated Multidisciplinary Team
Sean Carrie, United Kingdom

Pediatric Rhinosinusitis - the New Concepts for Treatment
Dilyana Vicheva, Bulgaria

Pediatric Sinusitis : The Role of Variables
Mohannad Al-Qudah, Jordan

Endoscopic Management of Paediatric Sinonasal Fibro-osseus Tumors
Boonsam Roongpuvapaht, Thailand
Complication in ESS
Bleeding in Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Kshitij Shah, India

How to Avoid and Manage ESS Complications
Kiyoshi Yanagi, Japan

Nasal Centripetal Endoscopic Sinus Surgery expanded for Skull Base
Alexandre Felippu, Brazil

Empty Nose Syndrome: Prevention and Treatment
Firas Farhat, Lebanon

Complications of ESS: How to Avoid and Manage
Reda Kamel, Egypt
Nasal Reconstruction and Septoplasty
How to Correct Caudal Septal Deviation in Rhinoplasty
Hun-Jong Dhong, Republic of Korea

Nasal Septal Reconstructive Surgery
Ji Heui Kim, Republic of Korea

Correcting the Crooked Nose
Ian Loh, Singapore

Correction of Saddle Nose Deformity
Alwyn D’Souza, United Kingdom

Reconstructive Paediatric Septoplasty
Hiba Al-Reefy, Bahrain
Asia Pacific Sleep Symposium I
Rhinosinusitis and Sleep
Natalie Leung, Hong Kong

Nasal Cycle during Sleep in Healthy and OSA
Shintaro Chiba, Japan

Dilemmas in Diagnosis of Obstruction Sites for Sleep Breathing Disorders: Short-term Examinations vs. Full-Night Examinations
Jeong-Whun Kim, Republic of Korea

Positional Therapy in OSA
Kevin Chan, Hong Kong

Tongue Fat in OSA
Shintaro Chiba, Japan

Tongue Base Resection for OSA
Philip Hsin-Ching Lin, Taiwan
Asia Pacific Sleep Symposium II
Surgical Technique and Analysis: Coblation Tongue Base Resection vs TORS
Jeong-Whun Kim, Republic of Korea

Choice and Outcome of Sleep Surgery Based on Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy (DISE)
Joseph Chung, Hong Kong

How We Can Do Precise Mandibular Surgery in Sleep Apnea
Sung Wan Kim, Republic of Korea

Multilevel Surgery – from Selection of Patients to Procedure
Victor Abdullah, Hong Kong

Maxillomandibular Advancement in OSA Patients
SC Fung, Hong Kong

Long Term Goals and Perspectives in the Treatment of OSA
Yau Hong Goh, Singapore
Drug Induced Sleep Endoscopy
Role of DISE in the Work-up of OSA
Nicolas Busaba, USA

Drugs Induced Sleep Endoscopy: Why, When and How?
Andrea Marzetti, Italy

Using BIS in DISE
Medhat Shams, Qatar

The Role of DISE in the OSAS - Patients' Treatment Selection
Jing Ying Ye, China

The Value of DISE for the Treatment and Tailoring Surgery for Patients with Snoring and OSA
Itzhak Braverman, Israel

Sedation Endosocopy: Technique and Application at Our Institution
Victor Abdullah, Hong Kong

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