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CPD Points

This educational activity has been approved in the RACS CPD Program. By attending the 2019 Australia and New Zealand Rhinologic Society Conference you will qualify for one point per hour in Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills. To a maximum of 17 CPD points.

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Saturday 21st September, 2019

7:00am - 5:00pm


7:15am - 8:15am

Breakfast Session 1 - Medtronic

Room: Conference Hall

Ergonomics of drills & drill choice in endoscopic sinus & skull base surgery
Raewyn Campbell

Carolyn's window and other extended sinus techniques
Richard Harvey

8:30am - 10:30am

Plenary and Panel Session 5

Room: Conference Hall
Chair: Arj Ananda

CSF Leak Management and Reconstruction of Skull Base Defects After EEA
Ricardo Carrau

Functional outcomes after endoscopic skull base surgery
Zara Patel

Sinus and skull base neuroradiology
Shalini Amukotuwa

Free paper: Is there a role for up-to-date imaging in patients awaiting sinus surgery?
Huang L, ​Pun A​, Abbas J, Soumya S, Woods C, Rimmer J, Ooi E

Free paper: A Cadaveric Endoscopic Orbital Surgery Training Model. Validation of use as a training instrument.
C Banks​, Q Husian, N Wolkow, S Freitag, B Bleier

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Narinder Singh
The most significant publications in the last 24 months

Yuresh Naidoo
Simon Carney
Nick Stow
Campbell Baguley

10:30am - 11:00am

Morning Tea + Exhibition

11:00am - 12:30pm

Plenary and Panel Session 6

Room: Conference Hall 1
Chair: Scott Graham

Aspirin exacerbated respiratory disease
Rakesh Chandra

Aspirin desensitization from an immunologist's perspective
Kymble Spriggs

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Richard Douglas
A series of intractable problems

Brent Uren
Steve Floreani
Ray Sacks
Harshita Pant
Scott Graham

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Lunch + Exhibition

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Plenary and Panel Session 7

Room: Conference Hall
Chair: Nick Stow

​LPR - what every rhinologist needs to know
Amanda Richards

Using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Virtual Surgery to Improve Outcomes in Sinonasal Surgery
Narinder Singh

Training and RACS
Ray Sacks

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Alkis Psaltis
Management of minimal sinus disease

Salil Nair
Yvonne Chan
Yi Zhao
Eng Ooi
Richard Harvey

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon Tea + Exhibition

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Plenary and Panel Session 8

Room: Conference Hall
Chair: Steve Floreani

Open nasal tip rhinoplasty
Tim Woolford

An alternative approach to lateral nasal valve collapse
Kien Ha

Panel Discussion
Moderator: Steve Floreani
Facial plastics panel - anterior septal deviations

Sim Choroomi
Dan Robinson
Tim Woolford
Kien Ha

Free paper session

Room: Conference Hall 3
Chair: Anders Cervin

Free paper: Mapping the mucosal surface coverage from nasal irrigation
Inthavong​, Shang​, Wong E, Barbalatt, Singh N​

Free paper: Cadaveric assessment of the efficacy of sinus irrigation after staged clearance of the medial maxillary wall
Wong E​, Sansoni E, Alvarado R, Kalish L, Marcells G, Sacks R, Harvey R

Free paper: Systematic review of clinical outcomes of middle turbinate management in endoscopic surgical procedures.
Dr Jo-Lyn McKenzie,
​Mr Jordan Macdonald, Professor Anders Cervin

Free paper: Turbinate loss from non-inflammatory sinonasal surgery does not correlate with poor sinonasal function
Wong E, ​Orgain C, Sansoni E, Alvarado R, Grayson J, Kalish L,Sacks R, Harvey R

Free paper: Role of immunotherapy in Chronic Rhinosinusitis: A Systematic Review
Iqbal I Kao S2, Ooi

​Free paper: Using 3D reconstruction to analyse normal growth patterns of the maxillary sinus in children
Lee S, Mahadevan M, Mirjalili A.

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Annual General Meeting

7:00pm - 11:00pm

Conference Dinner

Location: ZINC at Federation Square, Melbourne


Principal Sponsor


Major Sponsor

Karl Storz

Welcome Reception Sponsor

Smith and Nephew

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