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The 4th Laryngology Society of Australasia conference program will be released in September 2021.

The program will cover the scientific, medical, surgical and clinical aspects of laryngology including voice, swallowing and upper airway. It will include topics such as comples airway management, laryngeal physiology, phonosurgery, medical management of complex laryngeal conditions, in-office procedures, cough, regenerative medicine, vocal cord dysfunction and neurolaryngeal disorders.

Conference times below are in Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time starting daily at 12.00 noon.
New Zealand Daylight Savings Time conference starting time - 2.00pm.

Day 1  Day 2  Full Program

Friday 19th November, 2021

12:00pm - 12:10pm

Conference Opening

Opening and Welcome
Jacqueline Allen

Presidents Address
Theo Athanasiadis

12:10pm - 1:10pm

Plenary Session 1

The importance of the vertical mucosal wave and vocal efficiency
Dr Sid Khosla

Growing Up With Laryngotracheal Stenosis
Dr Marshall Smith

1:10pm - 1:40pm

Plenary Session 2

Capturing Dysphagia after Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion: Past, Present and Future
Dr Sonja Molfenter

1:40pm - 1:45pm

5 Minute Break

1:45pm - 3:00pm

Free Papers 1

A systematic reivew of physical rehabilitation for improving swallow and cough function in Parkinsons Disease
Shakeela Saleem

Pooled pharyngeal secretions in adults are not normal and indicate need for comprehensive SLP evaluation
Dr Anna Miles

Multidisciplinary management of laryngeal pathology identified in patients with COVID-19 following translaryngeal intubation and tracheostomy
Sarah Boggiano

Top of Scope: evaluation of a first contact speech pathology model of care within a tertiary ENT clinic
Danielle Stone

Evaluation of swallowing in critically ill tracheostomy patients using high-resolution pharyngeal manometry (HRPM)
Dr Sanith Cheriyan

KTP laser endoscopic cricopharyngeal myotomy and pharyngeal pouch diverticulotomy
Dr Alice Coombs

Terminology and frameworks used for the classification of voice disorders: a scoping review
Christopher Payten

Angiolytic effects of 445nm (Blue) laser on chick chorioallantoic membrane with implications to microlaryngeal surgery
Dr Duy-Duong Nguyen

Clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes of supraglottic botulinum toxin injection in patients with laryngeal sensory dysfunction
Dr Thomas Stewart

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Plenary Session 3

Macrophages in vocal fold fibrosis
Dr Yo Kishimoto

Protein-energy malnutrition in older adults: screening and determinants
Prof Carol Wham

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