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 – 11:10 Free Papers x 5
11:10 – 11:30 BREAK
SESSION 3: NEW TECHNOLOGY

 

Chair: Jonathan Fishman

11:30 – 11:45 Soft Robotics

Jonathan Rossiter

11:45 – 12:00 Electrostimulation for dysphagia management – evidence base

TBC

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 – 15:05  
15:05 – 15:20  
15:20 – 15:35  
15:35 – 15:50 Q & A
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

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 – 11:50 FREE PAPERS x 5
SESSION 9 : VOCAL CORD PALSY

 

Chair: Declan Costello

11:50 – 12:05 EMG role in the laryngology clinic

Natalie Watson + physiologist

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 Immune check points inhibitors

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

TBC

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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