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 2019

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 iSGS arises at the interface of Host and Pathogen

Alex Gelbard

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

Marshall Smith

10:30 – 10:40 Q & A
Free papers – Airway

10:40 – 11:00

Chair: Chadwan Al Yaghchi

10:40 – 10:50 Incidence and Outcomes of Acute Laryngeal Injury after Endotracheal Intubation Shinn, Justin, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

 

10:50 – 11:00 Vocal fold fixation due to proximal stenosis progression compromises voice and airway outcomes in idiopathic subglottic stenosis

 

Reza Nouraei, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

11:00 – 11:20  COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING
SESSION 2: OFFICE BASED PROCEDURES

Chair: 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 Transnasal Aerodigestive Endoscopy

Reza Nouraei

12:25 – 12:30 Q & A
12:30 – 13:00 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Are we in a post-PPI era?

Al Merati

13:00 – 14:00  LUNCH BREAK IN EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING

LUNCHTIME SYMPOSIUM KINDLY SUPPORTED BY PENTAX MEDICAL

Transnasal Aerodigestive Endoscopy: Tips, Tricks, and use in the diagnostic and interventional pathways

SESSION 3: Advances in Technology

 

Chair: Yakubu Karagama

14:00 – 14:15 Endoscopy

Taran Tatla

14:15 – 14:30 Artificial intelligence

Cian Hughes

14:30 – 14:35 Q&A
Free Papers – General

14:30 – 15:20

Chair: Yakubu Karagama

14:30 – 14:40 Single and double mucosal microflap CO2 laser technique in the management of iatrogenic glottic web: anatomical and functional results Cinzia Mariani, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cagliari, Italy

 

14:40 – 14:50 Tissue engineering the upper airway mucosal lining Nick Hamilton, University College London

 

14:50 – 15:00 Continuous pressure measurement and serial micro computed tomography analysis during injection laryngoplasty: A preliminary canine cadaveric study Tack-Kyun Kwon , Seoul National University College of Medicine

 

15:00 – 15:10 Management of Sulcus Vocalis: A 7-year Experience Andrew Hoey, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Lewisham, London, UK

 

15:10 – 15:20 Laryngeal Dysplasia: A new immunocytochemical model for assessing disease progression Somayyeh Shahsavari (MAYA), NINEWELLS HOSPITAL

 

15:25 – 15:45 COFFEE IN EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING
15:45 – 16:15 Paediatric laryngeal reinnervation

Marshall Smith

SESSION 4: DIFFICULT CASES PANEL DISCUSSION – VOICE

16:15 – 17:15

Chair: Nick Gibbons

Panel:

Domingos Tsuji

Sam Majumdar

Declan Costello

Rehab Awad

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 thyroarytenoid neuromyectomy as a definitive treatment for adductor spasmodic dysphonia

Domingos Tsuji

09:45 – 10:00 One patient’s journey

Rev Peter Meager

10:00 – 10:10 Q & A
Free papers – Neurolaryngology

10:10 – 10:50

Chair: Mark Watson

10:10 – 10:20 Overview of laryngeal reinnervation Versus Thyroplasty procedures in  patients with unilateral vocal cord palsy Mr. Yakubu Karagama, University of Manchester NHS Trust MRI

 

10:20 – 10:30 Selective laryngeal reinnervation as a suitable option for treatment of bilateral vocal cord palsy Kate Heathcote, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

10:30 – 10:40 Breathing dystonia: is this a laryngeal problem? Natalie Watson ,St George’s Hospital, London

 

10:40 – 10:50 Surgery for exercise induced laryngeal obstruction – A UK perspective Bamidele Famokunwa ,Bristol Royal Infirmary

 

10:50 – 11:10 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING
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 – 12:10 Q & A
Free papers – Dysphagia

12:10 – 12:50

Chair: Sam Majumdar

12:10 – 12:20 A multicentre study in UK voice clinics evaluating the non-invasive reflux diagnostic Peptest in LPR patients Julian McGlashan, Queen’s Medical Centre Campus, Nottingham University Hospitals

 

12:20 – 12:30 Risk Factors and Clinical Impacts of PPI-refractory Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Symptoms: A Prospective Study Based on High-resolution Impedance Manometry Wen-Hsuan Tseng, Department of Otolaryngology, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

 

12:30 – 12:40 Post-operative instrumental swallow assessment in airway reconstruction facilitates an early return to safe oral intake Matthew Haywood , National Centre for Airway Reconstruction, Charing Cross Hospital, London, UK

 

12:40 – 12:50 Significance of the MUST score in patients with oropharyngeal dysphagia Yael Oestreicher-Kedem ,Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, affiliated to the Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

12:50 – 13:50 LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA

(BLA AGM)

13:50 – 14:20 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Cricotracheal resection for subglottic stenosis

Christian Sittel

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 Surgical voice rehabilitation after laser cordotomy

Chadwan Al Yaghchi

Free papers – Laryngeal cancer

15:10 – 15:40

Chair: Taran Tatla

15:10 – 15:20 Application of the Newcastle risk stratification protocol in transoral robotic surgery for oropharyngeal cancer and benign pathologies Freya Sparks, Barts Health NHS Trust

 

15:20 – 15:30 Laryngeal Dysplasia: Our experience in last 6 years Priyanka Shastri ,Hywel Dda University Health Board

 

15:30 – 15:40 Reducing Patient Morbidity: The Importance of  Thyroid Function Testing Following Total Laryngectomy Laura Ellen Burton , Royal Gwent Hospital

 

15:40 – 16:00 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING

 

SESSION 8 : DIFFICULT CASES PANEL DISCUSSION – AIRWAY STENOSIS

16:00– 17:00

Chair: Guri Sandhu

Panel:

Christian Sittel

Marshall Smith

Alex Gelbard

Barry McGuire

Gemma Clunie

 

 

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

Free papers – LARYNGEAL PAPILLOMATOSIS

09:45 – 10:15

Chair: Declan Costello

09:45 – 09:55 10-year retrospective analysis of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis disease burden and intervention frequency: our experience at Great Ormond Street Hospital Anna Shadwell ,Great Ormond Street Hospital

 

09:55 – 10:05 Differential diagnosis of RRP and VFN in the paediatric voice clinic using audio data:  outcomes of a feasibility study exploring the use of Deep Learning as an adjunct in diagnosis and monitoring Wendy Cohen, David Wynne, Gaetano Di Caterina and John Soraghan (University of Strathclyde and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)

 

10:05 – 10:15 Q&A

 

10:15 – 10:50 KEYNOTE LECTURE

LARYNGEAL TRAUMA – DEFINING THE SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

Kishore Sandu

10:50 – 11:15 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING
SESSION 10: Robotics

Chair: Scharukh Jalisi

11:15 – 11:30 Da Vinci Assisted laryngeal surgery

Vin Paleri

11:30 – 11:45 Flex Robotic laryngeal surgery

Vyas Prasad

11:45 – 12:00 Soft robotics

Martin Birchall

12:00 – 12:10 Q & A

 

Free papers – General

12:15 – 12:55

Chair: Jonathan Fishman

12:15 – 12:25 A Comparative Study Utilizing the Voice Handicap Index-10 in Teachers and The General Population of Kuwait Hamoud AlArouj ,Consultant Laryngologist, ENT Department, Farwaniya Hospital, Kuwait

 

12:25 – 12:35 Laryngology Outpatient Procedures Review In A Specialized Tertiary Institution Yakubu Karagama, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

 

12:35 – 12:45 The Human Larynx and Evolution of Voice Peter RHYS EVANS , Lister Hospital, London

 

12:45 – 12:55 Outcomes following laryngotracheal reconstruction in children (GOSH Update) Kiran Varadharajan ,Great Ormond street hospital

 

13:00 – 14:00 LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING

 

14:00 – 14:10 PRIZE PRESENTATIONS

THE DAVID HOWARD PRIZE FOR BEST ORAL AND BEST POSTER PRESENTATION

 

SESSION 11: DIFFICULT CASES EARLY LARYNGEAL CANCER

14:10 – 15:10

Chair: Mark Watson

Panel:

Scharukh Jalisi

Vin Paleri

Khalid Ghufoor

Julian Mcglashan

Grainne Brady

15:10 – 15:30  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

Chair – Camilla Dawson

09:10-09.35

 

Functional outcomes following transoral robotic surgery for recurrent Head and Neck Cancer (HNC) – Grainne Brady, Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
09:35-10.05
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
Free paper – Session 1

10:05 – 10:45

10:05 – 10:15 Voice and swallowing difficulties of adult patients with airway stenosis who undergo reconstructive surgery: A Systematic Review

 

 Gemma Clunie, Imperial College London/Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
10:15 – 10:25 Comparison between ‘VisualAudio’ smartphone app and reference standard for measurement of fundamental frequency and intensity in adults with voice disorders  Valentina Di Natale, Department of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
10:25 – 10:35 Functional and Quality of Life Outcomes  for Patients with Advanced Oral Cancer after Wide Excision and Free Flap Reconstruction: A Prospective Study with Proactive Swallowing Rehabilitation

 

HSIANG-LING, CHIU, National Taiwan University Hospital

 

10:35 – 10:45 Laryngeal sarcoidosis and swallowing – what do we know about dysphagia management in this population?

 

Lindsay Lovell, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

 

10:50 – 11:15 COFFEE IN THE EXHIBITION AREA  & POSTER VIEWING
SESSION 10B: Benign Airway Disorders

Chair – Grainne Brady

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  & Catherine Anderson (expert patinet)
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-when good swallows go bad –  Camilla Dawson, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Free paper – Session 2

12:40 – 13:10

12:40 – 12:50 Early voice therapy post microlarygology surgery (MLS) for professional voice users (PVU): What benefits?

 

Paul McKenna (Senior Specialist Speech

and Language Therapist), Wythenshawe

Hospital, MFT (NHS)

 

12:50 – 13:00

 

13:00 – 13:10

Improving informed decision making:  A study to refine outcome expectations of injection laryngoplasty for patients with unilateral vocal cord paralysis

 

Supporting student teachers – trying to prevent a voice problem before it arises

 

Jennifer Murphy, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals

 

 

Wendy Cohen, University of Strathclyde

 

13:10 – 14:00 LUNCH IN THE EXHIBITION AREA & POSTER VIEWING

 

SESSION 11B:Voice Therapy

Chair – Rehab Awad

14:10 – 14:30 Advancing patient-centred voice services – Sally Kaighin, NHS Tayside
14:30 – 14:50 Vocal function exercises – evidence and practice – Laura Lennox, NHS Dumfries & Galloway
14:50 – 15:10 Myofascial Release for Voice Disorder – Leigh Russell, NHS Grampian

 

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