British Society of Otology (BSO) Programme

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Middle Ear Surgery

Chair: Mr Chris Aldren, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Stapes revision surgery
Mr Jeremy Lavy

Total ossicular reconstruction
Mr Manohar Bance

Partial ossicular reconstruction
Mr Chris Aldren, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Cartilage tympanoplasty
Mr Pete Valentine

Paediatric myringoplasty
Mr Philip Robinson

Panel Discussion

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Symposium: Otoendoscopy

Chair: Mr Attila Dezoo

Endoscopic ear surgery – the new normal of otology ?
Mr Chris Coulson

Cholesteatoma management, TEES, combined or microscopic
Mr Arun Iyar

Endoscopic use of porcine collagen matrix graft in middle ear surgery
Mr Attilla Dezso
Mr Pete Valentine

How to set up an otoendoscopy service
Maarten De Wolf, Amsterdam


Thursday 5 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: Where Next For The Dizzy Patient?

Chair: Mr Peter Rea


Where next for Meniere’s Disease?
Mr John Phillips

Where next for vestibular implants?
Mr Neil Donnelly

Central Causes for Vertigo: An enduring source of fear and confusion
Professor John Rutka, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Vestibular Migraine
Miss Louisa Murdin


Thursday 5 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Cadaver Dissection

Chair: Mr Simon Lloyd

Session 1

Dissector: Shak Saeed

Cortical mastoid
Posterior tympanotomy
RW exposure
RW CI insertion
Scala vestibuli insertion (removal of incus but preservation of stapes superstructure) – optional depending on time
Second turn opening – optional depending on time

Session 2

Dissector: Mr Mike Wareing

Raising of TM flap
Harvesting of tragal or cymbal cartilage
Trimming and insertion of underlay cartilage graft
PORP insertion
TORP insertion
Inferior extension of posterior tympanotomy and skeletonization of vertical facial nerve – optional depending on time
Modified radical mastoidectomy

Thursday 5 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Cochlear Implants

Chair: Mr Philip Robinson


Update on cochlear implantation
Mr Steve Broomfield

Hearing preservation in cochlear implantation
Mr Iain Bruce

Reimplantation in cochlear implantation
Mr Jeremy Lavy

Variations in size and shape of the human cochlea and its implications for Cochlear Implantation
Mr Manohar Bance


Thursday 5 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Symposium: Middle ear implants and bone anchored hearing aids

Chair: Joe Toner


Commissioning of implant services
Mr Chris Raine

Middle ear implants
Dr Henning Frenzel

Fully implantable hearing aids
Mr Anirvan Banerjee

Miss Anne Louise MacDermott


Friday 6 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Update: Otology

Chair: Anil Banerjee


Balloon dilatation of Eustachian Tube
Mr James Tysome

Patulous eustachian tube management
Mr Ian Bottrill

Intratympanic therapy for Meniere’s disease
Mr Peter Rea

Management of acute sensorineural hearing loss
Mr Steve Broomfield

Referral pathways for auditory implants
Mr James Ramsden


Friday 6th July 2018, 11:45-13:15

Cadaver Dissection

Chair: Mr Simon Lloyd

Session 1

Dissector: Professor Per Caye-Thomasen

Skeletonisation of sigmoid
Skeletonization of SSCs
Identification of ELS
Transmastoid occlusion of SSCC
Identification of jugular bulb
Skeletonisation of IAC
Identification of VII and VIII nerves in IAC

Session 2

Dissector: Professor Per Caye-Thomasen

Skeletonisation of vertical (if not done) and horizontal facial nerve
Skeletonisation of internal carotid artery

Friday 6 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Specialty Keynote: Hearing Loss Through The Ages

Chair: Mr Philip Robinson


Effects of hearing loss on the elderly
Associate Professor Frank Lin, Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Geriatric Medicine, Mental Health and Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Genetics of otitis media
Mr Mood Bhutta

100,000 Genomes project
Mr Gerry O’Donoghue

Why do children get chronic ear disease? The Bristol cohort study and beyond
Phil Clamp

Panel discussion