WELCOME MESSAGE

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to present the IFOS COURSE ON HEARING REHABILITATION | GCC SYMPOSIUM IN OTOLOGY 2019 to be held in Dubai on March 28-30, 2019.

This course addresses the requirements of the IFOS global missions: to promote the specialty all around the world reflecting the practice diversity.

The course has been made possible mostly with the collaboration of the EMA, ORL Head & Neck Society.

We really hope that many of you will join us in Dubai.

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand

EMA, ORL, Head & Neck Society President


Bernard Fraysse

IFOS President


Milan Profant

IFOS General Secretary

TOPICS

Action for global hearing health
New trends in audiology and hearing aid
Management and rehabilitation vestibular disorders
Auditory implant
Video session on middle ear surgery
Innovation in otology
Update guideline and clinical cases discussion

SPEAKERS


Hussain Abdul Rahman Al rand

Mohan Kameswaran

Hamid Benghalem

Abdulkarim AlSaei

Ahmad Alamadi

Bernard Fraysse

Abdrulrahman Hagr

PROGRAM


THURSDAY, MARCH 28


2:00-4:00 PM
ACTION FOR GLOBAL HEARING HEALTH


IFOS GLOBAL MISSIONS: Bernard Fraysse, Milan Profant

  1. Global burden of hearing loss and WHO’s response: WHO representative: Hussain Abdul Rahman Al Rand
  2. Hearing loss: an issue for public health planning: Sue Archbold
  3. Economic Impact of hearing loss: the different systems of hearing management: Mark Laureyns
  4. Role of foundation in public policy advocacy: Julie Ligetti

  5. 4:30 - 6:30 ROUND TABLES

    Round Table 1: Strategies to improve access of hearing health care and assistive technologies

    Round table 2: Universal new born screening: the good model:2. Hung Thai Van

    Round table 3: How to build a global plan in humanitarian mission: Thierry Mom, Bertrand Gardini

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FRIDAY, MARCH 29


8:00-10:00 AM: AUDIOLOGY

Discussion Moderators:H. Thai Van & Hussain Al Rand

  1. Audiological diagnosis after newborn screening: Hung Thai Van
  2. Auditory neuropathy spectrum disorders:To be defined
  3. Speech audiometry: from diagnosis to hearing aid:Christophe Vincent
  4. Hearing and Cognition: Hung Thai Van
  5. Clinical case discussions: Sarah Alshehri

10:30-12:00 PM: EQUILIBRIUM

Discussion Moderators: T. Mom & E. Eter

  1. Bedside neuro-otological examination and interpretation of commonly used tests: Pierre Bertholon
  2. Vertigo in the emergency department: Pierre Bertholon
  3. How to evaluate and treat Menière patient in 2018: Thierry Mom
  4. BPPV advanced diagnosis and management: Ahmad Alamadi
  5. Vestibular migraine: Mohamed Fawzy
  6. Clinical case discussions: Elie Eter

12:00-2:00 PM: Lunch and prayer

2:00-4:00 PM: HEARING AID AND MIDDLE EAR IMPLANTS

Discussion Moderators: M. Laureyns & M. Profant

    Discussion Moderators: M. Laureyns & M. Profant
  1. Prescribing adjusting and evaluating hearing aid performance in children: Hung Thai Van
  2. Binaural and bilateral consideration in hearing aid fitting: Mark Laureyns
  3. Assessing outcomes of hearing aids in adults: Mark Laureyns
  4. BMiddle ear implant: where are we now? Milan Profant
  5. Rerouting signal in single side deafness: Christophe Vincent
  6. Clinical case discussions: Ahmad AlShamsi

4:30-7:00 PM: AUDITORY IMPLANTS
Lunch and Prayer

Discussion Moderators: A. Hagr & C. Vincent

  1. Cochlear Implant selection criteria and pre-operative assessment: Jamal Kassouma
  2. Bilateral CI in children: simultaneous or sequential? Abdulrahman Hagr
  3. Pediatric cochlear implant in children: surgical technique Mohammad AlShehabi
  4. Cochlear implant and hearing preservation: Mohan Kameswaran
  5. How to improve cochlear implant performance in adults. Bernard Fraysse
  6. Accessibility of cochlear implant around the world / companies point of view :
    Moderator: Christophe Vincent
    Presentations from MED-EL , COCHLEAR and ADVANCE BIONIC

SATURDAY MARCH 30


8:30-10:30 AM: MIDDLE EAR SURGERY

Discussion Moderators: B. Fraysse & V. Cousins

  1. Hearing aid or surgery in otosclerosis: Bernard Fraysse
  2. How to close a tympanic membrane perforation: Firas Alzoubi
  3. Classification of cholesteatoma and surgical strategies: M. Profant & B. Fraysse
  4. Mastoïd obliteration: Thierry Mom
  5. Complications of otitis media: Vincent Cousins

VIDEO SESSION (8-10 minutes per video)


Moderator: A. Benghalem

  1. Stapes surgery
  2. Ossiculoplasty
  3. Obliteration technique
  4. Meatoplasty and open technique
  5. Close technique
  6. Translabyrinthine approach

02:30-04:30 PM:

INNOVATION IN OTOLOGY

Discussion Moderators: B. Gardini & M. Kameswaran

  1. The future of inner ear drug delivery: C. Vincent
  2. Place of fluroscopy in cochlear implant: T. Mom
  3. How to finance / evaluate innovation in ENT: B. Fraysse

5:00 7:00 pm

RECOMMENDATIONS AND CLINICAL GUIDELINES

Discussion Moderators: A. AlShaikh

  1. Evolution and treatment of acoustic neuroma Milan Profant
  2. Sudden Hearing Loss IFOS guidelines Elias El Eter
  3. State of the art in the management of paragangliomas Vincent Cousins


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