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  • Monday, April 3, 2017
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    7:00 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:00 AM  -  8:10 AM
    Welcome and Course Overview
     

    Morning Session I

    8:10 AM  -  8:30 AM
    An anatomic approach to successful sinus surgery
    8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Surgery for nasal polyps: Optimizing your results
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Turbinate surgery: Practices and pitfalls
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Endoscopic control of epistaxis
     
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Coffee Break
     

    Morning Session II

    10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
    Complications of sinus surgery: Their avoidance and management
    11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Balloon dilation of the sinuses: 2016 update
    11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Frontal sinus surgery: A graduated approach
     

    Afternoon Session I

    12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Endoscopic DCR for lacrimal obstruction
     
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch
     

    Afternoon Session II

    1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM
    Endoscopic treatment of CSF leaks and encephaloceles
    2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Endoscopic orbital decompression
    2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Endoscopic approaches to the pituitary and skull base
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Evolution of sinus surgery: Lessons learned in the first 30 years
     
    3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM
    Coffee Break
     

    Afternoon Session II

    4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM
    Panel discussion and case presentation
    • Drug-eluting stents: When do they work best?
    • Orbital complications during sinus surgery
    • Fungal disease: How much surgery is enough?
    • Inverted papilloma: Endoscopic vs. external approaches
     
    6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM
    Reception
    7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM
    Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club, Harvard Square, Cambridge MA
    (Complimentary event for attendees - preregistration required)
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017
  •  
    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:00 AM  -  8:10 AM
    Welcome
     

    Morning Session I

    8:10 AM  -  8:30 AM
    Updates in anatomy and physiology of the Eustachian
    8:30 AM  -  9:00 AM
    Diagnosis and treatment of Eustachian tube dysfunction
    9:00 AM  -  9:30 AM
    Tests of Eustachian tube dysfunction
    9:30 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube: Indications and Techniques
     
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Coffee Break
     

    Morning Session II

    10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM
    Eustachian tuboplasty: A rhinologist’s perspective
    11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    The role of the middle ear in patulous Eustachian tube symptoms
    11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
    Advanced ET surgery: Management of the patulous Eustachian tube
     
    12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch (All other participants)
    12:00 PM  -  12:30 PM
    Lunch (Participants in Lab 1A)
    12:30 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Dissection Laboratory IA — Sinus and Eustachian Tube Techniques
    (Registered Participants Only)
    • Balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube
    • Balloon dilation of the sinuses
    • Frontal sinus drillout
    • Endoscopic approaches to the skull base
    • Endoscopic septoplasty
    • Endoscopic DCR/orbital decompression
    • Endoscopic ligation of the sphenopalatine artery
    • Endoscopic repari of patulous Eustachian tube
     Optional  Closed 
    3:30 PM  -  6:30 PM
    Dissection Laboratory IB— Sinus and Eustachian Tube Techniques
    (Registered Participants Only)
    • Balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube
    • Balloon dilation of the sinuses
    • Frontal sinus drillout
    • Endoscopic approaches to the skull base
    • Endoscopic septoplasty
    • Endoscopic DCR/orbital decompression
    • Endoscopic ligation of the sphenopalatine artery
    • Endoscopic repari of patulous Eustachian tube
     Optional  Closed 
    6:30 PM 
    Adjournment
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  •  
    7:30 AM  -  8:00 AM
    Registration and Continental Breakfast
    8:00 AM  -  8:10 AM
    Welcome and introduction of live endoscopic ear surgery case
     

    Morning Session I

    8:10 AM  -  8:40 AM
    Principles of endoscopic ear surgery (EES)
    8:40 AM  -  9:10 AM
    Endoscopic middle ear anatomy
    9:10 AM  -  9:40 AM
    Introducing EES into your surgical practice
    9:40 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Endoscopic approach to cholesteatoma
     
    10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM
    Coffee Break
    10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM
    Dissection Laboratory IIA – Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Basic Techniques
    (Registered Participants Only)
    • Endoscopic transcranal tympanotomy
    • Endoscopic identification of middle ear anatomy
    • Endoscopic medial graft tympanoplasty
    • Endoscopic canalplasty and atticotomy
     Optional  Closed 
    12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Lunch
     

    Afternoon Session I

    1:30 PM  -  1:50 PM
    Functional minimally invasive approach for excision of cholesteatoma
    1:50 PM  -  2:10 PM
    Combined endoscopic and microscopic approaches for ear disease
    2:10 PM  -  2:30 PM
    Endoscopic ear and skull base surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    2:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    Taking EES into the future
     
    3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM
    Coffee Break
    3:30 PM  -  6:00 PM
    Dissection Laboratory IIB – Endoscopic Ear Surgery: Advanced Techniques
    (Registered Participants Only)
    • Endoscopic transcanal lateral graft tympanoplasty
    • Endoscopic ossiculoplasty
    • Endoscopic approach to the attic via mastoidectomy
    • Endoscopic transcanal approach to the inner ear and petrous apex
     Optional  Closed 
    6:00 PM 
    Adjournment
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