تحت رعاية معالي عبدالرحمن محمد العويس وزير الصحة بدولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة
Under the patronage of HE Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health in the United Arab Emirates

Conference Program

ministry_of_health-UAEAccredited with 18 CME Points

Accreditation Number: 0461/2013

 

Day 1: Thursday – September 19, 2013
SESSION 1 – Cholesteatoma, Mastoidectomy, Tympanoplasty
Chairperson: John Rutka, MD – CanadaModerator: Ahmad Alamadi, MD, FRCS – UAE

08:00 – 08:30

Introduction to Safe CSOM, Cholesteatoma, Mastoid Operations and the Complications of CSOM. John Rutka, MD – Canada

08:30 – 08:45

Endoscopic Interlay and Butterfly Tympanoplasty David Pothier, MD – Canada

08:45 – 09:00

Endoscopic Approach to Cholesteatoma & CSOM Muaaz Tarabichi, MD – UAE

09:00 – 09:15

Chronic Ear Disease in Oman Mazin Al Khabori, MD – Oman

09:15 – 09:45

Imaging of Cholesteatoma Eugene Yu, MD – Canada

09:45 – 10:30

Opening Ceremony and Welcome Coffee Break
SESSION 2 – Facial Nerve
Chairperson: Fadi Kanaan, MD, DES – UAE / Moderator: Abdulla Al Redha, MD, FRCS – UAE

10:30 – 11:00

Avoiding and Managing Injuries to Facial Nerve, Sigmoid Sinus and Labyrinth Prepageran Narayanan, MD – Malaysia

11:00 – 11:15

Management of Facial Nerve Schwannomas John Rutka, MD – Canada

11:15 – 11:30

Facial Nerve Imaging Eugene Yu, MD – Canada

11:30 – 12:00

Panel Discussion John Rutka, MD – Canada
Prepageran Narayanan, MD – Malaysia
David Proops, MD – UK
Eugene Yu, MD – Canada

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch Break
SESSION 3 – Ossiculoplasty; Stapes Surgery
Chairperson: Ammar Al Lawati, MD – Oman / Moderator: Ala Suleiman, MD – UAE

13:00 – 13:30

Flattening the Learning Curve in Stapes Surgery Neil Bailie, MD, PhD – UK

13:30 – 13:45

Small Fenestral Stapedotomy: Step Re-Ordering Ahmad Alamadi, MD, FRCS – UAE

13:45 – 14:05

Options in Ossiculoplasty: Materials & Methods Andy Scott, MD – UK
FREE PAPER SESSION 1
Chairperson: Prepageran Narayanan, MD, FRCS – Malaysia / Moderator: Hassan Wahba, MD – Egypt

14:05 – 14:15

Can Mastoidectomy Patients be Managed Long-term in Primary Care? Luke Powles, MBBS, BSc  – UK

14:15 – 14:25

Updated Management Strategies for Mastoiditis and Mastoid Abscess Baher Ashour, MD – UAE

14:25 – 14:35

Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Positioning Through the Novel Use of a Thermoplastic Splint Sachin Patil, MS, MRCS – UK

14:35 – 14:45

Managing Jugular Foramen Tumors: Techniques & Lessons Learned Essam Saleh, MD – KSA

14:45 – 15:00

Coffee Break
SESSION 4 – Vestibular Schwannoma
Chairperson: David Proops, BDS, MBChB, FRCS – UK / Moderator: Majdi Zakaria, MD – UAE

15:00 – 15:15

Vestibular Schwannoma Presentation & Diagnosis: An Overview Mark Yardley, MD – UK

15:15 – 15:30

Facial Nerve Outcomes in Functional Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery: Less-than-total Tumor Excision Significantly Improves Results Richard Irving, MD – UK

15:30 – 16:00

Conservative Management of VS’s: A Prospective Cohort 10 year study – University of Toronto John Rutka, MD – Canada
Day 2: Friday – September 20, 2013
SESSION 5 – Cochlear Implant
Chairperson: Muaaz Tarabichi, MD – UAE / Moderator: Abdulsalam Al-Qahtani, MMMC, CABS-ORLHNS – Qatar

08:00 – 08:30

Cochlear Implant Revisions and Reimplantation-Toronto Experience Sharon Cushing, MD – Canada

08:30 – 08:45

Round Window Approach: How I do it? Hassan Wahba, MD – Egypt

08:45 – 09:00

Cochlear Implantation for Adolescent Pre Lingual Patients Faheem Tadros, MD – UAE

09:00 – 09:15

CI in Sultanate of Oman Ammar Al Lawati, MD – Oman

09:15 – 09:30

Problems and Complications Encountered During Our CI Program Mazen Al Khabori, MD – Oman

09:30 – 10:00

Panel Discussion: Complications in Cochlear implants Moderator: Abdulsalam Al-Qahtani, MD – Qatar

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break
SESSION 6 – Implantable Hearing Aids
Chairperson: Syed Sajid, MD, FRCS – UAE / Moderator: Mohammed Al Najjar, MD – UAE

10:30 – 11:00

New Advances in Hearing Restoration: Different Indications of VSB, Round Window Vibroplasty, BAHA Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy, MD – Iran

11:00 – 11:15

Implantable Hearing Aids: The Dream and the Reality David Proops, MD – UK

11:15 – 11:30

Vibrant Sound Bridge and Bone Bridge: Surgical Issues Prepageran Narayanan, MD – Malaysia

11:30 – 11:45

Q & A
FREE PAPER SESSION 2
Chairperson:  Prepageran Narayanan, MD, FRCS – Malaysia  / Moderator: Hassan Wahba, MD – Egypt
11:45 – 11:55 Effects of Cochleostomy and Round Window Insertion Techniques on Tissue-Electrode Impedance Values in Bilateral Simultaneous Cochlear Implantation in Children Jihad Nassar, MD – KSA
11:55 – 12:05 Mastoidectomy: A Five Year Review of all Mastoidectomies, Indications and Clinical Presentations in an Australian Regional Hospital Aaron Griffin, MBBS, BSc – Australia
12:05 – 12:15 The Outcome of Shield Graft Tympanoplasty: A Single Center Descriptive Study at KAMC Malak Gazzaz, MBBS – KSA
12:15 – 12:25 Complications of Chronic Suppurative Otitis Media: Challenge for a DevelopingCountry Fazal Wahid, FCPS – Pakistan

12:25 – 13:30

Lunch Break
SESSION 7 – Cochlear Implant and Vestibular Function
Chairperson: Hammad Mondy, MD – UAE / Moderator: Mohammed Al Hammadi, MD – UAE

13:30 – 14:00

Restoring Balance in Children Using Cochlear Implants Sharon Cushing, MD – Canada

14:00 – 14:15

A New Approach to Detect Recurrent Cholesteatoma Among Cochlear Implant Patients Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy, MD – Iran

14:15 – 14:30

An Overview of Balance Disorders Following Adult Cochlear Implantation Neil Bailie, MD, PhD – UK

14:30 – 15:00

Coffee Break
SESSION 8 – Auditory Brainstem Implant, Vestibular Prosthesis
Chairperson & Moderator: Sharon Cushing, MD – Canada

15:00 – 15:30

Vestio: A Low-cost Auditory Biofeedback Device: Real Time Stabilization and Rehabilitation David Pothier, MD – Canada

15:30 – 16:00

Auditory Rehabilitation in the Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type II Richard Irving, MD – UK

16:00 – 17:30

Panel Discussion: ABI Outcomes and Complications
Day 3: Saturday – September 21, 2013
SESSION 9 – Migraine, Anxiety, Vertigo
Chairperson: Ameen Al Menhali, MD – UAE / Moderator: Ahmad Alamadi, MD, FRCS – UAE

08:00 – 08:30

Catastrophization in Dizziness: Implications for a Redirected Approach David Pothier, MD – Canada

08:30 – 08:45

Hints in Diagnosis of Migraine Vertigo Sharon Cushing, MD – Canada

08:45 – 09:00

How to Differentiate Between Central and Peripheral Vertigo and Dizziness Elliot Eng, MD – Singapore

09:00 – 09:30

Management of the Dizzy Patient: Four by Four Approach Ahmad Alamadi, MD, FRCS – UAE

09:30 – 09:45

Anxiety Related Vertigo Mark Yardley, MD – UK

09:45 – 10:00

Panel Discussion

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee Break
SESSION 10 – Meniere’s Disease; BPPV
Chairperson: Jack Borders, MD – UAE / Moderator: Adil Al Mansoori, MD – UAE

10:30 – 11:00

Review of Treatment for Meniere’s Over the Past 2 Decades: What the Literature Has Revealed John Rutka, MD – Canada

11:00 – 11:15

What’s New in BPPV Management Ahmad Alamadi, MD, FRCS – UAE

11:15 – 11:30

The OMNIAX, Treatment for BPPV Miriam Welgampola, MD – Australia

11:30 – 12:00

Panel Discussion

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch Break
SESSION 11 – Skull Base Surgery
Chairperson: David Proops, BDS, MBChB, FRCS – UK / Moderator: Donald Roberts, MD, PhD – UAE

13:00 – 13:30

Posterolateral Cranial Base Surgery Prepageran Narayanan, MD – Malaysia

13:30 – 13:45

Posterior Semi-circular Canal Occlusion Surgery for BPPV – The Toronto Experience Neil Bailie, MD, PhD – UK

13:45 – 14:00

A Conservative Surgical Approach to Skull Base Paragangliomas Richard Irving, MD – UK

14:00 – 14:15

Management of Glomus Tumors in a Single Referral Centre: Important Points and Our Results Masoud Motasaddi Zarandy, MD – Iran

14:15 – 14:30

Canal Based Surgery and Access to Brainstem Lesions John Rutka, MD – Canada
FREE PAPER SESSION 3
Chairperson:  Prepageran Narayanan, MD, FRCS – Malaysia / Moderator: Hassan Wahba, MD – Egypt

14:30 – 14:40

Cochlear Implants in Cochlea-Vestibular Malformations: A 10 Year Experience Shalabh Sharma, MBBS – India
14:40 – 14:50 Comparison of Hearing Results Following Stapedotomy Using Teflon Piston Versus Nitinol Smart Piston Karthikeyan Ilangovan, MBBS, DLO, DNB – KSA
14:50 – 15:00 Wind Turbine Syndrome: An Update Sachin Patil, MS, MRCS – UK

15:00 – 15:10

The comparative Anatomy of Ovine & Human Temporal Bone & Its Use as a Model for Temporal Bone Dissection Sheikha Al Shukaili, MD – Oman

15:10 – 15:20

Transtympanic Facial Nerve Paralysis Nathan Schaefer, MBBS – Australia

15:20 – 15:40

Coffee Break
SESSION 12 – The Future in Otology & Neurotology
Chairperson: John Rutka, MD – Canada / Moderator: Abdulla Al Redha, MD, FRCS – UAE

15:45 – 16:00

The Future of Otology and Neurotology: The Technologies Will Be The Key David Proops, MD – UK

16:00 – 16:15

Future of Cochlear Implantation Sharon Cushing, MD – Canada
16:15 – 16:30 The Use of All Three Dimensions: The Future of Otology Education David Pothier, MD – Canada

16:30 – 17:00

Q & A then Adjourn
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