British Skull Base Society (BSBS) Programme

Thursday 5 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: Surgical Neurotology

Chair: Mr Peter Monksfield

Speakers:

Superior semicircular canal dehisence – the definitive guide
Mr Sebastian Thomas

Cholesteatoma beyond the middle ear
Mr Shak Saeed

How to manage CSF and brain in the middle ear
Mr Nazia Munir

Role of surgery in the management of vestibular disease
Mr Simon Freeman

Discussion
Mr Manohar Bhance


Thursday 5 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Approaches to the Anterior Skull Base

Chair: Mr Sean Carrie, Consultant Ear Nose and Throat Surgeon, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; President, British Rhinological Society

Speakers:

Transorbital approaches to the SB
Professor Paolo Castelnuovo, Professor & Head,  Dept. of Otorhinolryngology University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy

Transpterygoid approaches to the SB
Professor Aldo Stamm, Director of ENT and Skull Base Center of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Extended ASB – do you really need an ENT Surgeon?
Mr Shahz Ahmed

Extended ASB – do you really need a neurosurgeon?
Mr Alex Paluzzi

Discussion
Mr Peter Andrews


Thursday 5 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Update: Skull Base Update – The Full 360 Degrees

Chair: Mr Shak Saeed

Speakers:

Managing major bleeding
Mr Showkat Mirza

Endonasal CSF leak repair – ‘minor to massive’
Mr Raj Bhalla, Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust; Clinical Director, Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, University of Manchester

A guide to early identification and management of SCC of the temporal bone
Mr Peter Monksfield

Why is skull base osteomyelitis on the increase and how should we manage it?
Mr Neil Donnelly

Definitive guide to pulsatile tinnitus
Mr Patrick Axon

Questions
Mr Rupert Obholzer


Friday 6 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: Managing Complex Skull Base Cases

Chair: Mr Neil Donnelly

Speakers:

Proton beam therapy in the UK – what will it treat and what is required of the ENT surgeons?
Mr Neil Burnett

PET-MRI fusion for managing complex residual pituitary disease
Mark Gurnell

Developing a paediatric skull base practice
Miss Ann-Louise Mcdermott

Patient specific 3D printing for managing complex skull base pathology
Mr Georgios Kontorinis

Discussion
Mr Shahz Ahmed


Friday 6 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Specialty Keynote: The future of skull base surgery

Chair: Mr Patrick Axon

Speakers: 

Hearing preservation techniques in vestibular schwannoma surgery
Professor Per Caye-Thomasen, Otologist, Neuro-otologist and Senior Skull Base Surgeon, ORL-HNS University Clinic in Copenhagen

The essential requirements for new skull base surgeons and their units?
Mr James Tysome

When and how should we manage traumatic facial palsy
Mr Richard Irving

Managing head and neck paraganglionoma – a National consensus
Mr Simon Lloyd

Panel discussion
Mr Mike Wareing


Friday 6 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Cadaver Dissection: Approaches to the petrous apex and central skull base

Chair:
Mr Raj Bhalla, Rhinologist and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgeon, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust; Clinical Director, Manchester Surgical Skills and Simulation Centre, University of Manchester
Mr Richard Irving

Dissections:

Approaches to the central skull base
Professor Paolo Castelnuovo, Professor & Head,  Dept. of Otorhinolryngology University of Insubria, Ospedale di Circolo e Fondazione Macchi, Varese, Italy

Translabyrinthine hearing preservation
Professor Per Caye-Thomasen, Otologist, Neuro-otologist and Senior Skull Base Surgeon, ORL-HNS University Clinic in Copenhagen