UCL Ear Institute


Surgical Approach to Rhinosinusitis 28 November 2018

 ** Please note: This is a brand new one day, practical course **

This course is designed around practical dissection sessions using fresh frozen cadavers. The focus will be on endoscopic sinus surgery and the surgical treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. Access to the frontal sinus using endonasaldrilling techniques will also be demonstrated as well as Balloon sinus dilatation techniques. This one day course will cater for all levels of expertise and will include tutorials discussing medical rhinology and olfactory loss treatments. 


1. Early intervention in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS).

2. Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (ESS) techniques focusing on mucosa preservation and balloon sinus dilation.

3. Spheno-ethmoidal dissection including the surgical treatment of hyposmia and understanding the anatomy of the superior turbinate

4. Frontal sinus dissection using image guidance


Please note timetable is subject to possible change


Course Organisers

  • Mr Peter Andrews and Hesham Saleh

Course Faculty

  • Mr Raj Balla (Guest speaker)