Head and Neck Society (HNSOC) Programme

Wednesday 4 July 2018, 15.15-16.15

Symposium: Management of Benign Salivary Tumours

Chair: Mr Sanjai Sood, Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Surgery for benign salivary tumours: optimising outcomes
Mr Nick Roland

Management of recurrent Pleomorphic salivary adenoma
Dr Nitin Pagedar, Consultant Otolaryngologist, University of Iowa

Panel Discussion
Mr Nicki Roland, Mr Nitin Pagedar, Mr Suren Krishnan

Thursday 5 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Cadaver Dissection: Endoscopic Transoral Oropharyngeal Surgery

Chair: Stuart Winter, Costa Repanos


Endoscopic transoral oropharyngeal surgery
Mr Jemy Jose, Mr Jeff Lancaster

Parotid/facial sling/Labbe/cable graft/submental island/supraclavicular flap
Dr Subramania Iyer, Mr Nitin Pagedar

Thursday 5 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Symposium: Early Oropharynx Cancer

Chair: Mr Terry Jones


What is early stage OPSCC – the impact of TNM8
Mererid Evans

The case for surgery
Professor Prathamesh Pai, Professor & Consultant Surgeon, Convener- Head Neck Disease Management Group, Department of Head Neck Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India

The case for radiotherapy & drugs
Miss Bernie Foran

Getting the evidence we need
Mr Christian Simon

Panel Discussion

Thursday 5 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Cadaver Dissection: Parathyroid / Laryngectomy

Mr Hugh Wheatley
Mr Paul Pracy, Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK


Parathyroid / Level 6
Mr James England
Mr Ricard Simo

Supratracheal partial laryngectomy
Mr Giovanni Succo
Mr James O’Hara

Thursday 5 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Update: Thyroid & Head and Neck Cancer

Chair: Professor Jarrod Homer


Evolving paradigms in low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma, clinician-conducted ultrasound
Mr Jonathan Bernstein

SCC oropharynx and HPV: expected impact of TNM8, advising our patients
Mr Paul Nankivell

Suspected H&N cancer referral guidelines: stratifying risk, dealing with globus
Miss Susannah Penney

Panel Discussion

Friday 6 July 2018, 10.00-11.00

Symposium: What is the role of surgery in early laryngeal cancer?

Chair: Mr Paul Pracy


Intermediate-locally advanced laryngeal cancer: when and why choosing an open partial surgery
Mr Giovanni Succo

Transoral surgery for early larynx cancer; why aren’t we doing more?
Mr James O’Hara

Miss Camilla Dawson

Friday 6 July 2018, 11.45-13.15

Keynote: Robotics in Head and Neck Surgery

Chair: Professor Vinidh Paleri, Consultant Head and Neck Surgeon, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London Professor of Robotic and Endoscopic Head and Neck Surgery, Institute of Cancer Research, London


Endoscopic neck and thyroid surgery
Professor Kyun Tae

Transoral robotic surgery: global experience and evidence base
Mr Stuart Winter

Transoral robotic reconstructive surgery
Mr Cyrus Kerawala

Swallow rehabilitation after robotic surgery
Miss Sarah Steven

The future of robotic surgery
Mr Dae Kim

Panel discussion
Professor Kyun Tae, Mr Stuart Winter, Mr Cyrus Kerawala, Miss Sarah Steven, Mr Dae Kim, Mr Enyi Ofo, Miss Hannah Fox

Friday 6 July 2018, 14.15-15.15

Symposium: Thyroid

Chair: Mr James England


Assessment and management of the incidental retrosternal goitre
Mr Nitin Pagedar

Management options for the recurrent progressively dedifferentiating DTC
Miss Kate Garcez

NIFTP for dummies: what the surgeon needs to know
Miss Sarah Johnson

Panel Discussion