May 3, 2024 - Highlight

Lasers in ENT Head & Neck Surgery

Lasers in ENT Head & Neck Surgery

The very first edition of the Lasers in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Head & Neck Surgery inaugurated the SFITS in September 2017. Since then, two other editions were organized in 2019 and 2024.

In a few words…

Lasers in ORL-HNS have a longstanding tradition starting with CO2 laryngeal microsurgery in the 1960’s. In the following decades lasers delivered through fibers were developed: Neodinuim-YAG, Erbium-YAG, Thulium, and CO2. Fiber-based laser extended surgical applications beyond the larynx to the trachea, esophagus, pharynx, nose, and ears.

This course offers theoretic and hands-on session, as well as networking opportunities. It fulfills the requirements for accreditation of the Swiss Society of ORL-HNS.

The 2024 edition

The program was intense and rich, with presentations in the morning on lasers used nowadays by all ORL-HNS specialties, and hands-on workshops in afternoon. Over 20 participants had the opportunity to manipulate and test different lasers but also to exchange with experts in the field.

  • Station 1 : Laser Thullium
  • Station 2 : Laser Holmium from Anklin
  • Station 3 : Laser Fox Blue
  • Station 4 : Laser dermatologique SmartXide² TRIO Deka from Lasermed
  • Station 5 : Laser CO2 avec microscope et micromanipulateur
  • Station 6 : Laser Leonardo Mini blue from Biolitec

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Course brochure

 

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