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The Royal Belgian Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery is a partner of the Belgian Professional Union for ENT, Head and Neck Surgery (BBVORLGHC or Professional Association) and VA-NKO.

Spring Meeting 2019: announcement Awards

Paleis der Academiën

The annual Spring Meeting took place in the Palace of Academies in Brussels on  February 23, 2019.   Here you find the final program.  The abstracts of the submissions you will find here!

For information about the scientific prizes, see here.

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Announcement Awards 2019

Congratulations to all winners !

RBS Lecturer Award in Otology-Audiology 2019 first price

Correlations between vestibular function and imaging of the semicircular canals in DFNA9 patients

B. Ihtijarevic1, S. Janssens de Varebeke2,3, G. Mertens1,3, P. Van de Heyning1,3, V. Van Rompaey1,3

1Dept. Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium; 2Dept. Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Jessa Hospital, Hasselt, Belgium; 3Dept. Translational Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Belgium

 

RBS Lecturer Award in Otology-Audiology 2019 second price

Comparison of various outcome measures of transcutaneous bone conduction devices: passive (Baha® Attract) versus an active implant (BONEBRIDGETM)

C. Levie1, R. Bouzegta1, G. Mertens1,2, K. Heyndrickx1, O. Vanderveken1,2, P. Van de Heyning1,2, V. Topsakal1,2, V. Van Rompaey1,2

1Dept. Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium; 2Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp

 

RBS Lecturer Award in Laryngology and Head and Neck Pathology 2019 first price

Follow-up with PET/CT and other imaging techniques in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma patients: a retrospective analysis

J. Van Nuffel, O. Michel, K. Verbruggen

University Hospital Brussels, department of otorhinolaryngology, Brussels, Belgium

 

RBS Lecturer Award in Laryngology and Head and Neck Pathology 2019 second price

The value of awake nasopharyngoscopy in the prediction of response to mandibular advancement device therapy

E. Van de Perck1,2, A.V. Vroegop1,2, A.E. Verbruggen1,2, M. Dieltjens1,2,3, S. Op de Beeck1, M. Willemen4, J. Verbraecken1,4,5, P.H. Van de Heyning1,2, M.J. Braem1,3, O.M. Vanderveken1,2,4

1Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Wilrijk, Belgium, 2ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium, 3Special Dentistry Care, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium, 4Multidisciplinary Sleep Disorders Centre, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium, 5Department of Pulmonology, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium

 

RBS Lecturer Award in Rhinology 2019

Lactobacillus casei AMBR2 as potential alternative treatment strategy for chronic rhinosinusitis

I. De Boeck1, K. Martens1,2, M. van den Broek1, S. Wittouck1, K. Jokicevic3, F. Kiekens3, P. Hellings2,4, S. Lebeer1, O. Vanderveken5,6

1Research group Environmental Ecology and Applied Microbiology, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 2Laboratory of Clinical Immunology, Catholic University Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 3Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology and Biopharmacy, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 4Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, 5Faculty of Medicine and Health sciences, translational neurosciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 6ENT, head and neck surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium

 

RBS Poster Award in Otology 2019

The link between hearing loss, vestibular loss and cognition in patients with bilateral vestibulopathy

B. Dobbels1,2, G. Mertens1,2, A. Gilles1,2, J. Moyaert2, R. van de Berg3,4, P. Van de Heyning1,2, O. Vanderveken1,2, V. Van Rompaey1,2

1Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; 2Department of Otorhinolaryngology & Head and Neck Surgery, Antwerp University Hospital, Edegem, Belgium; 3Division of Balance Disorders, Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands; 4Faculty of Physics, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia

 

RBS Poster Award in Rhinology and Laryngology 2019

Transoral radiofrequency of the terminal branches of the recurrent nerve in the treatment of adductor spasmodic dysphonia: a case series

S. Beyaert¹, S. Van der Vorst¹, V. Bachy¹, S. Hassid¹, L. Delacroix¹, G. Lawson¹, M. Remacle², G. Delahaut¹

¹ENT and Head and Neck Surgery Department, CHU UCL Namur site Godinne; ²ENT Department, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg

 

Contest of drilled temporal bones 2019

Winners:

First price: Dr Bieke Dobbels

Second price: Dr Frederic Acke

 

Location
Brussel/Bruxelles
Date
23 February 2019

Autumn meeting 2019

UCL

The annual Autumn Meeting wil take place in Louvain-La-Neuve between 22 and  23 November 2019.  

Location
Louvain-la Neuve
Date
22 November 2019
End date
23 November 2019