Scientific Programme

 

CUTTING EDGE LARYNGOLOGY 2022

THURSDAY, 22 SEPTEMBER 2022

TIME PRESENTATION
09:00 -09:10 OPENING ADDRESS: Prof Guri Sandhu, BLA President
SESSION 1: HIGH DYSPHAGIA

 

Chair: Sam Majumdar

09:10 – 09:25 Retrograde cricopharyngeus dysfunction

Lucy Hicklin

09:25 – 09:40 Balloon dilation for cricopharyngeus hyperplasia

Kate Heathcote

09:40 – 09:55 Flexible endoscopic treatment of pharyngeal pouch

Sauid Ishaq

09:55 – 10:10 The real cost of Dysphagia

Jacqui Allen

10:10 – 10:20 Q & A
SESSION 2: FREE PAPERS

 

Chair: Mark Watson

10:20 – 10:30 Mapping current UK laryngology services: an overview of national responses

and inter-deanery differences

Dr Alexandra Bell, Manchester Univeristy NHS Foundation Trust

10:30 – 10:40 THROAT SYMPTOMS IN EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME AND HYPERMOBILE SPECTRUM

DISORDER: A CROSS-SECTIONAL SURVEY STUDY.

Hannah R Williams, City, University of London

10:40 – 10:50 Posterior Glottic Stenosis following COVID-19-intubation – how are we managing it?

Shiying Hey, Department of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Guy’s

and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, UK

10:50 – 11:00 An investigation into airflow involvement in the Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction

Luke Reid, University of Dundee

11:00 – 11:10 Safety of Endoscopic LASER Surgery with Primary Mucosal Repair for Small

Pharyngeal Pouches

Robert Maweni, Royal Berkshire Hospital

11:10 – 11:30 BREAK
SESSION 3: NEW TECHNOLOGY

 

Chair: Jonathan Fishman

11:30 – 11:45 Soft Robotics

Jonathan Rossiter

11:45 – 12:00 Neurostimulation and its role in neurogenic dysphagia – an evidence update

Shaheen Hamdy

12:00 – 12:15 Pneumatic Bionic Voice Prosthesis

Farzaneh Ahmadi

12:15 – 12:30 Q & A
12:30 – 13:10 Office Based Laryngology, applications, tips and tricks

Ahmed Genied

13:10 – 13:20 AGM
13:20 – 13:50 LUNCH
SESSION 4: COVID SEQUELAE

 

Chair: Mark Rafferty

13:50 – 14:05 Breathlessness: upper or lower airway?

James Hull

14:05 – 14:20 Voice & swallowing post COVID

Sarah Wallace

14:20 – 14:40 Glottic Stenosis

Robbi Kupfer

14:40 – 14:50 Q & A
SESSION 5 : PAEDS BAPO SESSION

 

Chair: Andrea Burgess

14:50 – 14:55 Introduction

Andrea Burgess

14:55 – 15:10 Paediatric phonosurgery – when to operate or not…

Karen Zur

15:10 15:25 Paediatic airways – why they are not just smaller adults!

Ian Tilley

15:25 – 15:40 Setting up a paediatric FEES service

Nico Jonas

15:40 – 15:50 PANEL DISCUSSION
15:50 – 16:10 BREAK
SESSION 6 : CASE DISCUSSION – AIRWAY

16:10 – 17:00

 

Chair: Guri Sandhu

 

PANEL

 

Marshall Smith

Yakubu Karagama

Gemma Clunie

Robbi Kupfer

 

CUTTING EDGE LARYNGOLOGY 2022

FRIDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2022

TIME PRESENTATION
SESSION 7 :  LARYNGOPHARYNGEAL DYSFUNCTION

 

Chair: Nick Gibbins

09:00 – 09:15 Chronic Cough

Anne Vertigan

09:15 – 09:30 Globus treatment pathways

Jen Butler

09:30 – 09:45 Inducible Laryngeal Obstruction: When laryngeal dysfunction leads to breathing difficulties

Claire Slinger

09:45 – 10:00 Q & A
10:00 – 10:40 KEYNOTE LECTURE

Who are you trying to kid?  Laryngological uncertainty and how we negotiate it

Jacqui Allen

10:40 – 11:00 BREAK
SESSION 8: FREE PAPERS

 

Chair: Taran Tatla

11:00 – 11:10 Machine Learning-based Voice Analysis for the screening of Obstructive

Sleep Apnoea

Carlo Robotti, Department of Clinical-Surgical, Diagnostic and Pediatric Sciences,

University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

11:10 – 11:20 Outcomes from a pilot Speech and Language Therapist-led cancer waiting

times (CWT) Ear, nose and Throat (ENT) clinic

Jennifer Butler, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals

11:20 – 11:30 Laryngeal reinnervation with arytenoid adduction for unilateral vocal fold

paralysis: Patient-reported and functional voice outcomes

Matthew R Hoffman, MD, PhD, University of Utah, Division of Otolaryngology-Head

and Neck Surgery, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

11:30 – 11:40 Voice disorders in children presenting with dysphonia: a review of 11 years of

tertiary paediatric laryngology practice

Eleanor Crossley, University Hospital Lewisham

11:40 – 11:50 Airway simulation and computer modelling in adult laryngotracheal stenosis,

how we do it?

Dr Stuart Watson, Salford Royal Care Organisation, Northern Care Alliance NHS

foundation trust

SESSION 9 : VOCAL CORD PALSY

 

Chair: Declan Costello

11:50 – 12:05 The Role of EMG in the Laryngology Clinic

Natalie Watson

Doreen Fialho, Consultant Neurophysiologist

12:05 – 12:20 Laryngeal pacing – where are we now?

Andreas Muller

12:20 – 12:35 Paediatric reinnervation – an update

Marshall Smith

12:35 – 12:50 Vocal fold augmentation using fascia as permanent filler

Ahmed Genied

12:50 – 13:00 Q & A
13:00 – 13:30 LUNCH
SESSION 10 : CUTTING EDGE INTERFACE FOR LARYNGOLOGY AND HEAD & NECK

 

Chair: Vin Paleri & Sadie Khawaja

13:30 – 13:40 Risk assessment tools and structured symptom inventory and for early diagnosis

Thea Tikka

13:40 – 13:50 Role of speech and language therapy services in HN cancer diagnostic pathway:

opportunities and barriers

Jen Butler

13:50 – 14:00 Systems innovation to fast track cancer diagnosis

Ajit George

14:00 – 14:10 Improving equity in cancer diagnosis among disadvantaged populations

Liz Lingard

14:10 – 14:20 Circulating biomarkers and early HNC diagnostics

Ben O’Leary

14:20 – 14:30 Q & A
SESSION  11 : RRP NEW THERAPEUTICS

 

Chair: Adam Donne

14:30 – 14:45 Immunotherapy for RRP

Clint Allen

14:45 – 15:00 Therapeutic E6, E7 DNA vaccine

Seth Pransky

15:00 – 15:15 Systemic and intralesional bevacizumab

Craig Derkay

15:15 – 15:30 Q & A
15:30 – 15:50 BREAK
SESSION 12 : CASE DISCUSSION – DYSPHAGIA

15:50 – 16:50

 

Chair: Chad Al Yaghchi

 

PANEL

 

Sam Majumdar

Maggie Kuhn

Justin Roe

16:50 – 17:00 PRIZE PRESENTATION
17:00 – 17:15 CLOSING REMARKS

Mr Chadwan Al Yaghchi, BLA Associate Honorary Treasurer

 

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