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International Symposium Offers Sessions, Speakers from 30 Countries

The AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience is a global event encapsulating a remarkable international program.

To start, the International Symposium showcases cutting-edge content, offering 25 Miniseminars with speakers from more than 30 countries over four days. Several presenters represent the 2017 Honored International Guests—China, France, Mexico, and South Korea. New this year for the second International Symposium is the ability for attendees to earn CME credit. Providing a global perspective of popular topics in otolaryngology, this program enlightens the entire community and offers high visibility to international presenters.

For those not able to attend the meeting in person in Chicago, six sessions presented on September 10, the first day of the International Symposium, are to be presented in Spanish and broadcast live over the AAO-HNSF Annual Meeting & OTO Experience website, www.entannualmeeting.org. All other sessions will be presented in English.

The International Symposium educational sessions are:

September 10

  • Abordajes Quirurgicos a Base de Craneo (presented in Spanish)
  • Cochlear Implant: Where Are We and Where Are We Going? (presented in Spanish)
  • Abordaje de las Complicaciones Intracraneanas Otogenas (presented in Spanish)
  • Recent Advances in the Management of Chronic Sinusitis
  • Avoiding Complications in FESS (presented in Spanish)
  • Advanced Technologies and the Upper Airway in OSA (presented in Spanish)
  • Cochlear Implants: Beyond Speech Perception
  • Pediatric Sinusitis and Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (presented in Spanish)
  • Remote Access Head and Neck Surgery: Asian’s Perspectives

September 11

  • Obesity and Otorhinolaryngology
  • Global Otolaryngology 2017: Your Academy around the World
  • Supratracheal Laryngectomy: Indications and Outcomes
  • Developing a Sustainable Medical Outreach Program
  • Robotic Surgery in Otolaryngology: The Asian Perspective
  • BPPV: Diagnostic Challenges and Treatment Options

September 12

  • Cochlear Implant: The Asia Oceania Perspective
  • Cochlear Implants: Changing Lives across the Globe
  • New Trends in Cochlear Implantation
  • Global Impact of Academy’s Humanitarian Collaborations
  • Challenges in Laryngology: The Asia-Oceania Perspective
  • Endotypes in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

September 13

  • Septal: Floor Flap in Endonasal Skull Base Reconstruction
  • Pearls in Management of the Tongue in Snoring/OSA
  • Upper Airway Stimulation in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • OSA Treatment Advances and Challenges in the U.S. and Europe

“The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery is truly the global academy of otolaryngology, and there has never been a better, more exciting time to get involved in the panoply of the Academy’s Annual Meeting activities,” stated AAO-HNS/F President Gregory W. Randolph, MD in his April 2017 Bulletin column. Read more at bulletin.entnet.org/article/travel-the-globe-at-our-annual-meeting/

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