Early Intervention in CRS and ETD…What does this look like and what do we do next?

Session 31
Early Intervention in CRS and ETD…What does this look like and what do we do next? – sponsored by Entellus Medical
Thursday 5 July 2018. 08.00-09.00

Join us for an exciting discussion with your peers to explore how current technology is allowing for earlier intervention among sinusitis and Eustachian tube dysfunction patients

Learning outcomes

  • To provide update on the need for early intervention in CRS
  • To provide latest data for utilization of balloon technology in CRS
  • To provide latest thinking relating to the utilization of balloon technology for Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • To provide update on ambulatory surgery under local anaesthetic

Speakers

Mr Peter Andrews, Consultant and Clinical Director, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London

Mr. Andrews will share his perspectives on early intervention, with a focus on: EPOS guidelines, the Hopkins/Lund paper, NICE guidance, the importance of educating referring clinicians and a reference to loss of smell.

Mr John de Carpentier, Royal Preston Hospital, Lancashire

Mr Florian Bast, Consultant ENT Surgeon, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Finally, Mr. Bast will provide an overview of balloon technology utilization data, specifically the XprESS device with Eustachian tube dysfunction. He will share his perspectives on leveraging this minimally invasive intervention that could benefit the healthcare system, minimizing patients sitting in ENT and GP waiting lists for treatment.