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Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery
Laser microlaryngeal surgery
Endoscopic ear surgery
Our next courses in Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery and Laser microlaryngeal surgery will be scheduled in 2022.
Dates will be available soon .
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Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 59

Offline registration

Download registration form and send it by email
to fk@ircad.fr or by fax +33 3 88 11 90 28
CONTACT US       BY EMAIL       BY PHONE: +33 3 88 11 90 59
Cancellation policies

Depending on the course
 

Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery

Laser microlaryngeal surgery

Endoscopic ear surgery


Please select a date

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To perform nasal surgery, adenoidectomy, pharyngoplasty, tongue surgery, and palatal surgery
  • To review the upper airway anatomy
  • To provide training for  different technologies to perform upper airway surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
  • To practice on anatomical specimens in order to give participants the technical tools to improve their skills

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Hands-on training on anatomical specimens
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

COURSE DIRECTORS

  • L. Haddad BR
  • F.L. Martinho Haddad BR
  • F. Montevecchi IT
  • C. Vicini IT

INVITED FACULTY

  • F. Schultz FR

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To learn how to expose the larynx with different scopes according to the anatomy of patients
  • To assess tumor location and extension using laryngeal palpation, the microscope, and the 3 endoscopes
  • To perform endoscopic enlargement of the glottis for bilateral vocal fold paralysis
  • To perform endoscopic treatment of laryngeal cancer

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Full day of hands-on practice on anatomical specimens (option C)
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

COURSE DIRECTORS

  • L. Haddad BR
  • G. Lawson BE
  • P.  Schultz FR

INVITED FACULTY

  • I. Atallah FR
  • F. Ceccon BR
  • R. Garrel FR
  • S. Hans FR
  • C. Koelmel DE
  • F. L. Martinho Haddad BR

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • To cover a broad spectrum of endoscopic ear surgery procedures
  • To review the ear's anatomy
  • To provide hands-on sessions on anatomical specimens and improve skills
  • To allow case discussions between experts and trainees

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Hands-on training on anatomical specimens
  • Interactive theoretical and video sessions between Faculty and course participants

COURSE DIRECTORS

  • A. Charpiot FR
  • J. P. Valente BR

INVITED FACULTY

  • A. Castilho BR
  • J.F. Nogueira BR

TUESDAY APRIL 27, 2021

7.45 AM > Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 AM THEORETICAL
SESSION
  • Obstructive sleep apnea: overview
  • Upper airway evaluation
  • Sleep endoscopy
  • Craniofacial evaluation
  • Nasal surgery
  • Palatal procedures and pharyngoplasty
10.00 AM VIDEOS SESSION
  • Nasal procedures
  • Palatal procedures
  • Tongue base surgery
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Discussion
12.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

1.00 PM HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS

  • Turbinate radiofrequency and turbinoplasty
  • Palatal radiofrequency
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Glossectomy
5.30 PM > End of session

8.00 PM > Dinner in honor of participants

WEDNESDAY APRIL 28, 2021

7.45 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 AM THEORETICAL SESSION
  • Pharynx and hypoglossal nerve anatomy
  • Hypoglossal nerve dissection
  • Perioperative management
10.00 AM VIDEOS SESSION
  • Lateral pharyngoplasty
  • Barbed reposition and expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty
  • Hypoglossal nerve dissection
12.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

1.00 PM 
HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Lateral pharyngoplasty
  • Expansion sphincter pharyngoplasty
  • Barbed reposition
  • Hypoglossal nerve dissection
  • Pharynx anatomical dissection
5.30 PM > End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

THUSDAY APRIL 29, 2021

7.45 AM > Registration and welcoming of participants

OPTIONS A & C 8.00 AM THEORETICAL SESSIONS
> General considerations
- Anesthesia in airway surgery
- Local anesthesia of the larynx
- Basics of laser surgery
- EMG and vocal fold

> Laryngeal injection techniques
- Botulinum toxin injection
- Vocal fold augmentation via microlaryngoscopy
-  Percutaneous vocal fold augmentation

12.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute
 
OPTIONS A & C 1.00 PM THEORETICAL SESSIONS
> Management of bilateral vocal fold paralysis
- Posterior cordotomy
- Arytenoidectomy
- Endo-extralaryngeal suture lateralization

> Carcinoma of the larynx
- Patient selection and radiological consideration
- Cordectomy type I-IV
- Cordectomy type V-VI
- How to manage surgical margins?

5.00 PM > End of course for OPTION A
Delivery of certificate of attendance


8.00 PM > Dinner for OPTION C

FRIDAY APRIL 30, 2021

7.45 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

OPTION C
8.00 AM HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
> Suspension: how to proceed
> 3D endoscopy
> Endoscopic palpation of vocal cord
> Endo-extralaryngeal suture lateralization
> Botulinum toxin injection
> Vocal fold augmentation via microlaryngoscopy
> Percutaneous vocal fold augmentation

12.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

OPTION C
1.00 PM HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
> Posterior cordotomy
> Arytenoidectomy
> Cordectomy type I-IV
> Cordectomy type V-VI
> Supraglottic surgery

5.00 PM > End of course for OPTION C
Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021

7.45 AM > Registration and welcoming of participants

8.00 AM THEORETICAL SESSION
  • Endoscopic ear surgery: goals and limitations
  • Endoscopes, micro instruments and technical considerations
  • Endoscopic anatomy of the middle ear
  • Universal surgical principles for ear surgery (tissular trauma, healing, middle  ear ventilation)
12.00 AM GUIDED DISSECTION
  • Live broadcast from the auditorium
1.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

2.00 PM HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS

  • Initial evaluation of individual strengths and weaknesses for endoscopic ear surgery
  •  Surgical installation for EES
  • External auditory canal cleaning
  • Ventilation tube placement
  • Tympanomeatal flap
  • Middle ear anatomy
  • Endoscope manipulation and prevention of trauma
6.00 PM > End of session

8.00 PM > Dinner in honor of participants

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2021

7.45 AM > Evaluation of the previous day

8.00 AM THEORETICAL SESSION
  •  Endoscopic ear surgery: what does it change?
    - In functional otosurgery: myringoplasty, ossiculoplasty, stapes surgery, perilymphatic fistula
    - In chronic otitis: cholesteatoma
    - In cochlear implant
    - In education
  • Inner ear anatomy and advanced cases – debate
11.00 AM GUIDED DISSECTION
  • Live broadcast from the auditorium
12.00 PM > Lunch at the Institute

1.00 PM  HANDS-ON SESSION ON ANATOMICAL SPECIMENS
  • Myringoplasty 
  • Ossiculoplasty
  • Stapes and round window surgery
  • Endoscopic anatomy of the environment of the middle ear (vessels, dura, facial nerve, inner ear, internal auditory canal)
  • Final evaluation of individual strengths and weaknesses in EES
5.00 PM > End of course / Delivery of certificates of attendance
Program may be subject to modifications