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Obstructive sleep apnea upper airway surgery
Laser microlaryngeal surgery
Endoscopic ear surgery
IRCAD ENT team has prepared brand-new programs to cover the most advanced techniques in ENT surgery.
Join one of our 2-day specific courses !

Course highlights
  • Full immersion in outstanding facilities : a state-of-the-art experimental lab and an auditorium with the latest audiovisual technologies
  • 2 half-days of hands-on practice on anatomical specimens
  • Didactic lectures and surgical videos provided by world-renowned experts

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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