About this event

  • Date and time Fri 5 Mar 2021 from 10:00am to 12:25pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Laryngology and Rhinology

Join our internationally renowned panel sharing their experience managing paediatric airway. Our experts will discuss diagnosis, decision making and management of paediatric airway stenosis. 

The key topics will be as follows: 

  • Learn about diagnosis and decision making in paediatric airway stenosis.
  • Update on paediatric respiratory papillomatosis
  • Learn different management options in syndromic children with airway stenosis

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording. 

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The Laryngology & Rhinology Section would like to thank our Annual Sponsors KARL STORZ Endoscopy (UK) Ltd and Medtronic for their valued support of the 2020-2021 Academic Programme.

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of the meetings.

*Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

Key speakers

Dr Kishore Sandu

Head of the Airway Sector, a quaternary care centre of excellence in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, and Head Neck Surgery, Lausanne University Hospital CHUV, Switzerland

Speaker's biography

Dr Sandu was awarded the Privat Docent by the University of Lausanne, and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals. As an expert speaker on compromised and critical airway in neonates, infants, and children, he has been invited to more than 100 international conferences. 

He is involved in doing outreach airway surgeries in 11 countries in Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe. He works with the Terres des Hommes Organization based in Switzerland that works actively for children from sub-Saharan countries. 

Dr Sandu is a member of the Swiss association of ENT surgeons and the Swiss Head & Neck surgeons working group. His current research activity includes the development of bio-engineered tracheal graft.

Dr Christopher Hartnick MD

Professor, Department of Otolaryngology Harvard Medical School, Benjamin Harry Peikin Endowed Chair in Otolaryngology, and Chief Quality Officer, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, USA


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Welcome and introduction

Mr Guri Sandhu, President, Laryngology and Rhinology Section, The Royal Society of Medicine

Stratification and decision making in laryngotracheal stenosis

Chris Hartnick

Comfort break and sponsored industry presentations

Medtronic’s newest innovations of 2020

What we know about recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

Adam Donne

The syndromic airway - Nose to carina

Dr Kishore Sandu, Lausanne University Hospital, CHUV, Switzerland

Closing remarks

Mr Guri Sandhu



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