Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER, AB

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER, AB

S c i e n t i f i c P r o g r a m


Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, JASPER, AB

OVERALL MEETING OBJECTIVES The 62nd Annual Meeting offers our delegates the unique opportunity to learn from experts and share their own professional experience in various areas of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. Participants are encouraged and challenged to expand their knowledge and ideas beyond the boundaries of health care.

SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2008


Mary Schaffer Ballroom (ABC)

CPD Credits – TBA


Chair: Dr. Emad Massoud, HALIFAX

09:00-09:15Introduction and Outline of the Competition – E. Massoud, (Awards Chair), HALIFAX, NS

09:15-09:30The Effect of Lingual and Hypoglossal Nerve Reconstruction on Swallowing Function in Head and Neck Surgery: A Prospective Functional Outcomes Study (University of Alberta) – D. O'Connell, EDMONTON, AB

09:30-09:45Informed Consent in Rhinoplasty: A Prospective Randomized Study of Risk Recall in Patients Who are Given Written Disclosure of Risks versus Traditional Oral Discussion Group (Dalhousie University) – P. Hong, HALIFAX, NS

09:45-10:00Quantitative Proteomics of Nasal Mucus in Chronic Sinusitis with Nasal Polyposis (McGill University) – Y. Al Badaai, MONTREAL, QC

10:00-10:15A Blinded, Randomized Clinical Study of Preoperative Flexible Fiberoptic Nasopharyngoscopy Alone versus Flexible Fiberoptic Nasopharngoscopy with Mutiview Videofluoroscopy in Determining Pharyngoplasy Type (University of Ottawa) – A. Conlin, OTTAWA, ON

10:15-10:30Steel Scalpel vs Electrocautery – A Comparison of Cosmetic and Patient Satisfaction Outcomes of Different Incision Methods (University of Alberta ) - J. Chau, EDMONTON, AB

10:30-10:45COFFEE BREAK

10:45-11:00Development of a New Visual Analogue Scale for the Assessment of Area Scars (University of Western Ontario)- D. Micomonaco, LONDON, ON

11:00-11:15Polymorphisms in the TNF Alpha-Induced Protein 3 Gene are Associated with Chronic Rhinosinusitis (Université de Montréal) – C. Cormier, MONTREAL, QC

11:15-11:30Do We Measure Up? Is an Objective Measuring Device Necessary for the Accurate Assessment of Oral Cavity Lesions? (Dalhousie University) – C. Bartlett, HALIFAX, NS

11:30-11:45Prospective, Double-Blind Randomized Trial Evaluating Patient Satisfaction, Bleeding and Wound Healing Using Polyurethane Foam (Nasopore ®) as a Middle Meatal Spacer in Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) (University of British Columbia) – N. Shoman, VANCOUVER, BC

11:45-12:00Laser v. Drill Stapedotomy. A Randomized Double Blind Study Comparing Two Common Techniques (University of Alberta) - J. Szudek, EDMONTON, AB

12:00-13:30LUNCH sponsored by MEDTRONIC OF CANADA

SUNDAY, jUNE 1, 2008

Mary Schaffer Ballroom (ABC)

13:30-13:45The Reliability of the Reflux Finding Score Among General Otolaryngologists (University of British Columbia) – D. McNeil, VANCOUVER, BC

13:45-14:00Microvascular Changes in Oral Mucositis (University of Western Ontario) – S. Hamilton, LONDON, ON

14:00-14:15Reconstruction of Parotidectomy Defects Using Free Tissue Transfer Flaps (University of Alberta)- D. Cote, EDMONTON, AB

14:15-14:30Functional Outcomes in BAHA: Comparing Unilateral and Bilateral Conductive Hearing Loss, Single Sided Deafness and Unilateral Mixed Hearing Loss (University of Alberta) – J. Dumper, EDMONTON, AB

14:30-14:45COFFEE BREAK

14:45-15:00Auditory Testing in Mice: A Comparison of Three Methods (University of Manitoba) – T. Quddusi, WINNIPEG, MB

15:00-15:15Measurement of Impact Stress on the Human Cadaveric Larynx - A Novel Technique (McGill University)- J. Young, MONTREAL, QC

15:15-15:30Octreotide (Sandostatin): Radioprotective Agent For Rats Salivary Glands Receiving Gamma-Knife Radiation (Sherbrooke University) – M. Belzile, SHERBROOKE, QC

15:30-15:45Testing Biomechanical Strength of Grafts Sealed with Adjuncts in an Ex Vivo Model of CSF Leaks (University of Toronto) – J. De Almeida, TORONTO, ON