Conference Programmes

25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE CARIBBEAN ASSOCIATION OF OTOLARYNGOLOGISTS
IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES AND THE AAOHNS
Fort Young Hotel, Roseau
DOMINICA
MARCH 5 – 9, 2017

PROGRAMMES

[March 6]   [March 7]   [March 8]

Sunday, March 5

9:00am-9:00pm
Arrivals

2:00pm-7:00pm
Arrivals / Registration

7:00pm-10:00pm
Cocktail Reception


 

Monday, March 6

7:00am-9:00am
Registration

8:30am-9:00am
Welcome & Opening Ceremony
Prayers
– Dr. C. Johnson
Welcome: Minister of Health
–  Hon. Dr. Kenneth Darroux

Welcome: President, CAO – Dr. B. Grandison
Opening Remarks: V.P., CAO – Dr. I Pascal

Academic Session 1
Moderator: Dr. George Roberts

9:10am-9:40am
Evolution of Hearing Technology – How Did We Get There
Prof. Harold Pillsbury (USA)

9:40am-10:10am
Parotid Tumors: How to Manage
Prof. Suzy Duflo (French West Indies)

10:10am-10:30am
Parotidectomy
Dr. Halda Shaw (Jamaica)

10:30am-10:45am
Q&A

10:45am-11:00am
Coffee Break and View Exhibits

Academic Session 2
Moderator: Dr. Marq Dowell

11:00am-11:45am
Avoiding Disaster in Thyroid Surgery: 5 Critical Principles
Prof. David Terris (USA)

11:45am-12:05pm
Endoscopic Thyroidectomy – Update
Prof. Titus Duncan (USA)

12:05pm-12:30pm
Thyroid Malignancies – Open Surgical Management
Dr. Halda Shaw (Jamaica)

12:30pm-12:50pm
Thyroid Nodules, When to Operate
Prof. Suzy Duflo (French West Indies)

12:50pm-1:10pm
Q&A

1:10pm-2:10pm
LUNCH

Academic Session 3
Moderator: Dr. St. Clair Thomas

2:10pm-2:30pm
Use of Gentian Violet in Chronic Ear Disease
Austin Trinidade (Trinidad & Tobago)

2:30pm-2:50pm
Cochlear Implant in the Eastern Caribbean
S. Linton, R. Forde (Barbados)

2:50pm-3:10pm
Indications for Use of CO2 Lasers in Head & Surgery
Prof. James Fortson (USA)

3:10pm-3:25pm
Q&A

3:25pm-3:40pm
Coffee Break and View Exhibits

Academic Session 4
Moderator: Dr. Austin Trinidade

3:40pm-4:00pm
Malignant Change in an Inverted Papilloma
D. Richards (resident) & S. Juman (T&T)

4:00pm-4:20pm
Rectal Adenocarcinoma Metastasizing to The Larynx
Drs. G. Jugmohansingh (resident), D. Dan, S. Juman, R. Banfield & S. Medford (Trinidad & Tobago)

4:20pm-4:35pm
Q&A

5:00pm-7:00pm
Tour


 

Tuesday, March 7

Academic Session 5
Moderator: Dr. Wesley Miller

8:00am-8:30am
Evolution of Sleep Surgery
Dr. David Dillard (USA)

8:30am-8:50am
Obesity Related Otolaryngology Disorders
RN. Rekha Umoh (USA)

8:50am-9:20am
The Future of Otolaryngology in America
What Will the Next 5 Years Look Like?

Prof. Harold Pillsbury (USA)

9:20am-9:35am
Q&A

9:35am-9:50am
Coffee Break and View Exhibits

Academic Session 6
Moderator: Dr. Robert Ramsingh

9:50am-10:10am
Nasoseptal Abscess after Dental Procedure
Dr. Fermin Stewart (USA)

10:10am-10:30am
Retropharyngeal Abscess EWMSC Experience
Drs. Nicholas Figaro (resident), S. Juman (Trinidad & Tobago)

10:30am-10:50am
Pilot Study on Percutaneous Drainage of Deep Neck Abscesses
R. Ramoutar (resident) & S. Juman (Trinidad & Tobago)

10:50am-11:05am
Q&A

11:05am-12:30pm
AGM

12:30pm-1:30pm
Lunch

1:30pm
Tour to Portsmouth including Ross University Offshore School of Medicine & the Indian River

5:00pm-7:00pm
Boat trip back to Roseau


 

Wednesday, March 8

 Academic Session 7
Moderator: Dr. Solaiman Juman

8:00am-8:30am
Pathophysiology Differential Diagnosis, ENT Management of Intractable hiccups
Dr. Halda Shaw (Jamaica)

8:30am-9:00am
Balloon Sinoplasty Indications, Benefits & Considerations for the Caribbean
Prof. James Fortson (USA)

9:00am-9:20am
Giant Ameloblastoma
Marcus Daniel & Shivanand Maharaj (residents) (Trinidad & Tobago)

9:20am-9:40am
Trans Oral Approach to the Neck Spine
Dr. Fermin Stewart (USA)

9:40am-9:55am
Q&A

9:55am-10:10am
Coffee Break and View Exhibits

Academic Session 8
Moderator: Dr. Winston Campbell

10:10am-10:30am
Acute Lead Intoxication: Gunshot wounds
Dr. Gerold Rach

10:30am-10:50am
Ingested Foreign Body Leading to Necrotizing Fasciitis & Esophageal Perforation
G. Jugmohansingh (resident), S. Juman & S. Medford, (Trinidad & Tobago)

10:50am-11:10am
Audit of Microbiology of Acute Pharyngotonsillitis & Acute Otitis Externa at POSGH
Shivanand Maharaj (resident) & Wendell Dwarika

11:10am-11:30am
Updates on Peritonsillar Abscesses
R.Ramoutar (resident), S. Juman (T&T)

11:30am-11:45am
Q&A

12:00pm-1:00pm
Lunch

Academic Session 9
Moderator: Dr. Leonard Surage

1:00pm-1:20pm
Case report – Rhinoscleroma
R. Ramoutar (resident), S.Juman (Trinidad & Tobago)

1:20pm-1:40pm
Head & Neck Cancer in Curacao – A Retrospective Study 2004 – 2014
Gerold Rach (Curacao)

1:40pm-2:00pm
Approach to Generalized Lymphadenopathy
N. Figaro (resident), S. Juman (Trinidad & Tobago)

2:00pm-2:15pm
Q&A

2:15pm-2:30pm
Coffee Break & View Exhibits

Academic Session 10
Moderator: Dr. Vincent Clarke

2:30pm-2:50pm
Head & Neck Manifestations of Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma
Drs. N. Mohammed, D. Shim, W. Dwarika & S. Dookhoo (Trinidad & Tobago)

2:50pm-3:10pm
Cock-Mar (Sleep Paralysis)
Dr. Leonard Surage (St. Lucia)

3:10pm-3:30pm
2 Difficult Cases. What Do You Suggest??

3:30pm-3:50pm
Q&A

3:50pm-4:00pm
Closing Remarks

7:30pm-10:30pm
Banquet


Thursday, March 9

Post Conference Tours & Farewells