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A multidisciplinary approach to rhinitis and immunotherapy

6th October 2020 at 19:00 BST

Overview

Learning outcomes

  • Anatomy of the nose and sinuses
  • Nasal physiology
  • Pathophysiology, epidemiology, symptomatology and natural history of rhinitis
  • Basic science of allergy
  • Scientific principles of common investigations e.g skin prick tests, RAST Skin, immunological tests, ciliary function tests
  • Role of imaging
  • Evidence base for current treatment of allergic rhinitis (medical and surgical)
  • Indications/limitations of immunotherapy

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Speakers

Professor Hesham Saleh

Hesham Saleh is a Professor of Practice in Rhinology, Imperial College London Consultant Rhinologist, Charing Cross and Royal Brompton Hospitals

Hesham operates exclusively on the nose and sinuses with a particularly large number of complex and tertiary referral cases. He is the current President of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS) and Immediate Past President of the British Society of Facial Plastic Surgery (BSFPS). He is also the Past President of the section of Laryngology & Rhinology in the Royal Society of Medicine and past council member of the British Rhinological Society (BRS). He is the Chairman of the Editorial Board of Journal of ENT Masterclass and member of the Editorial Board of Facial Plastic Surgery.

He has published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and 30 book chapters on rhinology and rhinoplasty and is a regularly invited speaker worldwide. He lectures in rhinoplasty and sinus courses across the UK and globally, and is the co-director of the University College London Rhinoplasty and FESS Course.

 

Professor Stephen R. Durham

Head, Allergy and Clinical Immunology NHLI, Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital London.

Professor Stephen Durham is Head of Allergy and Clinical Immunology at National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Royal Brompton Hospital. He leads a busy clinical allergy practice that includes asthma, rhinitis, immunotherapy, general allergy and food and drug allergy. With Hesham Saleh he leads a combined medical-surgical nose clinic. His research interests include allergic rhinitis and asthma and translational studies of allergen immunotherapy. He is Past President of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Head of the Allergy Consortium of the International Immune Tolerance Network USA and is External Advisor to the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Inner City Asthma Consortium. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed articles on allergy, asthma and immunotherapy.

 

Ms Archana Soni-Jaiswal

Consultant Otolaryngology and Rhinology Manchester Royal Infirmary Manchester Foundation Trust.

Archana Jaiswal is a Fellowship trained Consultant ENT surgeon with an interest in Rhinology and Anterior skull base surgery in Manchester, U.K. She works between the Manchester Royal Infirmary and Salford Royal Foundation trust, managing patients with disorders of the nasal exoskeleton, diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses and diseases involving the ventral skull base.

 

CPD

This webinar will be eligible for 1 CPD point.

Recording

If you missed the live webinar or would like to watch it again a recording will be uploaded here in the days following the live event.


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