General ENT (ear, nose, and throat) or otolaryngology treats all infections and disorders related to the head and neck, including hearing, balance, sinus, nose, larynx, oral cavity, sleep, allergy, and tumors. General otolaryngologists treat conditions like infections involving the ears, nose, throat, sinuses, and skin of the head and neck. Also, congenital, inflammatory, and other problems, such as loss of hearing, dizziness, changes in taste or smell, or swallowing and voice problems, sinus disease with medical treatment.
Otology is a subspecialty of ENT which pivots the diseases of the ear and its connecting structures. This session is designed in order to discuss the neurological disorders of the ear, the latest technology and techniques, including microsurgery, reconstructive surgery and implantable hearing devices.
Rhinology and Sinusitis is a subspecialty of Otorhinolaryngology that manages nasal and sinus problems such as allergies, nasal obstruction, and sinus surgery. The treatments in the department of Rhinology are tumors of the sinuses or anterior skull base, nasal polyps, rhinoplasty and septoplasty. Rhinology & Sinusitis session offers to gain knowledge in the development of surgical devices and procedures to treat nose and sinus problems.
Laryngology is a subspecialty of ENT that deals with problems and injuries of the larynx, often called the voice box. This session deals with the latest advancements, diagnostic approaches, factors causing the larynx disorders and therapeutical approaches in the treatment of larynx disorders.
Head and Neck Surgery is a dynamic new approach that allows surgeons to remove cancers of head and neck with the use of specialized endoscopes and cameras without external incisions and usually with little or no change in speech, appearance, and swallowing function. The goals of the head and neck surgery are to develop innovative therapies, translational research, and to minimize the risks and recovery time.
Speech, and Swallowing disorders include aphasia, which is disturbance of language skills as the result of brain damage; apraxia of speech, which is a disorder of movements involved in speaking; dysarthria, which includes difficulty in pronouncing words clearly due to muscle paralysis or weakness; and dysphagia, which is a swallowing disorder that makes eating and drinking difficult and potentially unsafe. This session is designed in order to discuss the Symptoms, Diagnostic Process, Rehab Management, and other Resources for Patients and Families.
Common sleep disorders like insomnia, restless legs syndrome, narcolepsy and sleep apnea can affect every aspect of your life including your safety, relationships, school and work performance, thinking, mental health, weight and the development of diabetes and heart disease. Not getting enough quality sleep can hurt your quality of life. This session deals with types of sleep disorders, causes and symptoms of sleep disorders, Diagnosis and Tests, Management and Treatment, Prevention, Prognosis.
Pediatric Otolaryngology deals with the illnesses of Ear, Nose, and Throat in children. Some children with ENT diseases need special care because of complicating medical conditions, such as asthma, heart disease, or developmental disorders and hence pediatric otolaryngology can be considered as a subspecialty of otolaryngology.
Facial plastic surgery is a broad field of otolaryngology surgery that involves reconstructive and cosmetic techniques in addition to the use of biomaterials, lasers, and other adjunct materials to improve outcomes. The scope of facial plastic surgery includes rhinoplasty, browlifts, blepharoplasty, facelifts, microvascular reconstruction of the head and neck, craniomaxillofacial trauma reconstruction, and correction of defects in the face after skin cancer resection.
The main aim of this scientific session is to discuss the latest advancements in the diagnosis of the disorders/defects and diseases associated with the head, neck, mouth, ear, nose and throat.