Scientific Programme

WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2019
TIME THE WOLFSON HALL
09:00 -09:10 OPENING ADDRESS: Mr Mark Watson, BLA President
09:10 – 09:40 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Vocal Fold Paralysis & Paresis

Lucian Sulica

SESSION 1: IDIOPATHIC SUBGLOTTIC STENOSIS

 

Chair: Chadwan Al Yaghchi

09:45 – 10:00 Role of hormonal receptors

Christian Sittel

10:00 – 10:15 Host-pathogen interaction

Alex Gilbard

10:15 – 10:30 Voice‐sparing cricotracheal resection

Marshall Smith

10:30 – 10:50 Free papers x 2
10:50 – 11:00 Q & A
11:00 – 11:20  COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBITION AREA
SESSION 2: OFFICE BASED PROCEDURES

 

Chair: Prof Martin Birchall

11:20 – 11:35 In office laser treatment

Yakubu Karagama

11:35 – 12:05 Novel applications of laryngeal injection

Lucian Sulica

12:05 – 12:25 TNO

Reza Nouraei

12:25 – 12:45 Free papers x 2
12:50 – 13:00 Q & A
13:00 – 14:00  LUNCH BREAK IN EXHIBITION AREA
14:00 – 14:30 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Are we in a post-PPI era?

Al Merati

SESSION 3: Advances in Technology

 

Chair: Yakubu Karagama

14:30 – 14:45 Endoscopy

Taran Tatla

14:45 – 15:00 Artificial intelligence

Cian Hughes

15:00 – 15:15 Free papers x 2
15:15 – 15:25 Q&A
15:25 – 15:45 COFFEE IN EXHIBITION AREA 
15:45 – 16:15 Paediatric laryngeal reinnervation

Marshall Smith 

SESSION 4: DIFFICULT CASES PANEL DICUSSION – VOICE

16:15 – 17:15

Chair: Nick Gibbons

Panel:

Sam Majumdar

Declan Costello

John Rubin

17:15 – 18:30 POSTER SESSION, WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION

 

 

THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019
TIME THE WOLFSON HALL
SESSION 5: SPASMODIC DYSPHONIA

 

Chair: Mark Watson

09:00 – 09:15 Is Botox still the gold standard

Declan Costello

09:15 – 09:30 Type 2 thyroplasty

Tetsuji Sanuki

09:30 – 09:45 Endoscopic Neuromyectomy

Domingos Tsuji

09:45 – 10:00 One patient’s journey

Rev Peter Meager

10:00 – 10:30 Free papers x 3
10:30 – 10:40 Q & A
10:40 – 11:10 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA
SESSION 6: DYSPHAGIA

 

Chair: Sam Majumdar

11:15 – 11:30 Dysphagia and airway stenosis – an MDT approach

Justin Roe

11:30 – 11:45 In office balloon dilatation for CP hypertrophy

Kate Heathcote

11:45 – 12:00 Pharyngeal pouch: Evidence Based Management

Al Merati

12:00 – 12:20 Free papers x 2
12:20 – 12:30 Q & A 
12:30 – 12:50 BLA AGM
12:50 – 13:50  LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA
13:50 – 14:20 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Christian Sittle

SESSION 7: LARYNGEAL CANCER

 

Chair: Taran Tatla

14:25 – 14:55 Laryngeal rehabilitation after Head and Neck cancer Treatment

Scharukh Jalisi

14:55 – 15:10 Post cordotomy voice rehabilitation

Chadwan Al Yaghchi

15:10 – 15:30 Free papers x 2
15:30 – 15:40 Q & A 
15:40 – 16:00 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA

 

SESSION 8 : DIFFICULT CASES PANEL DISCUSSION – AIRWAY STENOSIS

16:00– 17:00

Chair: Guri Sandhu

Panel:

Christian Sittel

Marshall Smith

Alex Gilbard

Justin Roe

 

 

FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2019
TIME THE WOLFSON HALL – LARYNGOLOGY SESSIONS
SESSION 9: LARYNGEAL PAPILLOMATOSIS

 

Chair: Declan Costello

09:00 – 09:15 RRP evidence update

Sam Majumdar

09:15 – 09:30 Paediatric RRP

Michelle Wyatt

09:30 – 09:45 Immunology of Laryngeal Papillomatosis

Margaret Stanley

09:45 – 10:05 Free papers x 2
10:05 – 10:15 Q&A

 

10:15 – 10:50 KEYNOTE LECTURE

LARYNGEAL TRAUMA – DEFINING THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

Kishore Sandu

10:50 – 11:20 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA 
SESSION 10: Robotics

 

Chair: Scharukh Jalisi

11:20 – 11:45 Da Vinci Assisted laryngeal surgery

Vin Paleri

11:45 – 12:00 Flex Robotic laryngeal surgery

Vyas Prasad

12:00 – 12:15 Soft robotics

Martin Birchall

12:15 – 12:35 Free papers x 2

 

12:35 – 12:45 Q & A

 

12:45 – 13:45 LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA

 

13:50 – 14:00 PRIZE PRESENTATIONS

 

SESSION 11: DIFFICULT CASES EARLY LARYNGEAL CANCER

14:00 – 15:00

Chair: Mark Watson

Panel:

Scharukh Jalisi

Vin Paleri

Khalid Ghufoor

Julian Mcglashan

Grainne Brady

 

15:00 – 15:15  CLOSE OF MEETING

 

 

FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER 2019
TIME THE DEACON’S SUITE – SLT SESSIONS
09:00 – 09:10 INTRODUCTION & WELCOME

Dr Justin Roe and Sally Kaighin

SESSION 9B: Head and Neck Cancer
09:10-09.35

 

Functional outcomes in following transoral robotic surgery for recurrent disease – Grainne Brady, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
09:35-10.00 Interventions to optimise the life of voice prostheses – Kirsty McLachlan, St John’s Hospital, Livingston, NHS Lothian
10:00-10:25 Late-radiation associated dysphagia as a complicating factor of airway stenosis in people treated for head and neck cancer – Dr Justin Roe, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust/ The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust/ Imperial College London
10:25-10:45 Free papers x 2
10:50 – 11:20 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA 
SESSION 10B:Benign Airway Disorders
11:20-11:45 The patient experience of voice and swallowing issues associated with laryngotracheal stenosis – Gemma Clunie, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Imperial College London
11:45-12:10 Effectiveness of speech and language therapy in the management of chronic cough – Claire Slinger, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
12:10 – 12:40 Post extubation dysphagia Camilla Dawson, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
12:40 – 13:40 LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA

 

SESSION 11B:Voice Therapy
13:40 – 14:10 Advancing patient-centred voice services – Sally Kaighin, NHS Tayside
14:10 – 14:30 Vocal function exercises – evidence and practice – Laura Lennox, NHS Dumfries & Galloway
14:30 – 14:50 Myofascial Release for Voice Disorder – Leigh Russell, NHS Grampian
14:50-15:10 2 x free papers
15:10 – 15:30 Prize giving and close of meeting

 

 

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