Pakistan Society of Otorhinolaryngology
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" Dubai Otology Now on its 2nd Year "

 
" 23rd Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Otology "

23rd Annual Conference of The Indian Society of Otology – November 14,15,16 Chennai, India. Early Bird Registration now open.

Welcome to the biggest Otological event of India in 2014. This predominantly live surgical conference boasts of some of the best Otologists and Otoneurosurgeons from all around the world. They include

Prof. Jacques Magnan (France)
Dr. Joao Flavio Nogueira (Brazil)
Prof. Med. Karl-Bernd Huttenbrink (Germany)
Dr. Grant Searchfeild (New Zealand)


This meeting will feature live surgical demonstrations of Basic surgical techniques extending all the way to the latest in Otology, Otoneurosurgery and Implantation Otology. These surgical demonstrations will be performed by the best Otologists in India and the invited guest faculty making for a remarkable scientific feast and conference.

The Organizing committee invites you to register now to take advantage of the early bird registration rates. Please download the registration forms and send completed copies with the appropriate demand draft payable at Chennai to the Conference secretariat

With warm regards,

Prof. Ravi Ramalingam,
KKR ENT Hospital & Research Institute,
# 274 Old # 827, P.H. Road Kilpauk, ChennaiI - 600 010.
Phone : +91 44 2641 1444 / 2641 1987
Fax : +91 44 2641 2727
www.kkrenthospital.org
http://kkrenthospital.blogspot.com

 
" 2014 ENT/SASLHA/SAAA Congress "

To whom it may concern


We are the congress organisers for the 2014 ENT/SASLHA/SAAA Congress due to be held in Cape Town, South Africa from 18 - 21 October. I would like to enquire whether you would be able to list our congress on your society/congress website and in return we would list a congress/seminar/symposium of yours on our website. Congress Details:

Full Name: Andrea
Email: speakers@easternsun.co.za
 
"Lahore Meeting in FALETTI's Hotel "


 
" ENT Visit to JALOO PARK Outing "

An excursion of ENT unit – I, SIMS, Services Hospital, Lahore took place last week to Jallo Park, Lahore. Prof. Mohammad Amjad with all his units’ doctors and staff spent the day in a lively way. Cricket and Football matches were played followed by lunch in bamboo cottage Jallo Park. All participants were happy with the conduction of such a friendly and healthy activity in an informal way.

 
" 15th Temporal Bone Dissection Workshop Lahore "


 
" 9th Hands-On Temporal Bone Dissection Workshop "







 
"Continued Medical Education Activity "

As part of continued medical education activities, on 17th February, 2014, a state of the art lecture entitled “pain management in common ENT disorders” was delivered by Prof. Mohammad Amjad Head of ENT & Head and Neck Surgery department SIMS/Services Hospital, Lahore at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore. The target audience was General and Family Physician of Lahore and they participated in great number and spirit. The lecture moved thorough the brief pathophysiology of pain followed by detailed pictorial of commonly entertained ENT disorder presenting with pain and their management. Participants took active part in interactive session at the end.

 
 
"CME Clinical Meeting At ENT Department "

A continued medical education clinical meeting was conducted by department of ENT and Head and Neck surgery Unit – I on 15th February, 2014 at SIMS/Services Hospital, Lahore under the supervision and guidance of Prof. Mohammad Amjad Head of ENT Department SIMS/Services Hospital, Lahore. The meeting was attended by almost all senior professors, other consultants and postgraduate residents of various teaching hospitals.

The scientific program included a guest lecture from Prof. Ijaz Hussain Head of Dermatology Department, Post graduate medical institute, LGH, Lahore in which a very informative pictorial and guidelines were discussed regarding dermatological lesions presenting in oral cavity .

The second part of CME was a case presentation by the unit on a rare sinonasal tumor i.e. Spindle cell sarcoma extending intracranially. A very useful interactive Q and A session took place at the end of both activities. Prof. Mohammad Amjad while presenting souvenir to Prof. Ijaz Hussain thanked him and all participants to make CME worth true academics. Prof. Mohammad Amjd also appreciated the efforts of Dr. Khalid Munir Cheema, Dr. Javaid Iqbal, Dr. Tahir Ayub, Dr. Damish Arsalan and others to make this event successful.

 
     
 
     
All event took place with the courtesy of M/s Highnoon Mr. Naveed product manager and his team was not only involved in all steps of this academic event but also participated in all scientific session. Participants acknowledged that invitation was extended to them through Highnoon in time. I have special appreciation for Mr. Usman who looked after cards distribution, banners preparation, catering and remained in touch through out and provided help where ever required. Prof. Mohammad Amjad in his concluding remarks offered special thanks to officials of Highnoon for conducting this successful clinical meeting.
 
" 3rd Paediatric Otology and Audiology "

Two days 3rd Paediatric Otology and Audiology - Multidisciplinary Seminars (POAMS-2013), at Birmingham Heartlands (Teaching) Hospital, on Tuesday 5 - Wednesday 6 November, 2013.
 
" 8th Saarc conference "



 
" Head & Neck CME 2013 "

 
"Saarc ENT Conference a Meeting of Advisory Council "

On the eve of Saarc ENT conference a meeting of advisory council (all present and ex Presidents and G. Secretaries) of PSORL.Following participated in the meeting

  1. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Jalisi
  2. Prof. Dr. Mehmood Raza
  3. Prof. Dr. Mohibullah
  4. Prof. Dr. Iqbal Butt
  5. Prof. Dr. Farooq Ahmad Mian
  6. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Tirmizey
  7. Prof. Dr. Tariq Rafi
  8. Prof. Dr. Umar Farooq
  9. Prof. Dr. Siddiqullah
  10. Prof. Dr. Azam Yousafani
  11. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Amjad
  12. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Manzoor
  13. Dr. Zakirullah
  14. Dr. Nasrullah Rana
  15. Dr. Sameer Quraishi
  16. Dr. Hafeez Sheikh
The advisory council showed great concern regarding a civil suit filed against the PSORL by Prof.Dr. Mansoor Basir Pal. He was not present so instead Dr. Nasrullah presented his (complainant) reservations. After a lot of discussion,the council advised the complainant to immediately withdraw the civil suit and it was also decided that all disputes regarding PSORL must be brought to the notice of the Advisory council and they will be resolved with mutual consensus. The advisory council will be the forum for resolving all such disputes. If anybody files a civil suit without consulting the advisory council, his membership of PSORL may be cancelled forever.
 
" ESS workshop was held 1st and 2nd July "

The First ESS workshop was arranged by PSORL Faisalabad chapter under the supervision of PSORL Pakistan, in Allied Hospital Faisalabad. Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ali Tirmizey was the Chief organizer and Dr. Babar Rafique Khan was the co-organizer. Prof. Salim Marfani Prof & Head of ENT Dow Medical College Karachi- the President PSORL Pakistan was the Chief Facilitator.

Inaugural Ceremony was held on Ist July at 9.0 am. The chief guest was Prof. Dr. Zahid Yasin Hashmi, Principal and Chief Executive Punjab Medical College Faisalabad. The chief organizer Prof. Muhammad Ali Tirmizey welcomed the delegates. Prof. Salim Marfani highlighted the importance ESS. The Prinicpal PMC assured of his full support to establish ESS in the institution. The co- organizer Dr. Babar Rafique Khan thanked all the participants.

A Lecture on Basic Technique of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery"was delivered by Prof. Salim Marfani. Cadaver Dissection followed which included

  1. Endoscopic Examination of Nose--The three passes.
  2. Uncinectomy.
  3. Middle Meatal Antrostomy and Maxillary Sinus Clearance.
  4. Ethmoidectomy.
  5. Sphenoidotomy.
  6. Frontal Recess and Frontal Sinus Clearance.
  7. Concha Bullosa Management.
  8. Uncinectomy.
  9. Endoscopic DCR (on the opposite side).
  10. Approach to the Pituitary.
On day Two, Live Surgery was done on following cases
  1. Antrochoanal Nasal Polyps
  2. Malignancy of Maxillary sinus
  3. Endoscopic DCR with collaboration of Ophthalmology department Allied Hospital Faisalabad
At the end, shields were distributed to all the participants by Prof. Salim Marfani.
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" Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Promoted as Maj. General "

Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq is promoted as Major General in Pakistan Army and he will continue to work in CMH Rawalpindi ENT Consultant. Its a matter of pride and honour for the whole society. He is the Maj. General from PSORL after 25 years. The PSORL congratulates him.
 
 
" CPSP Arranged 4th MOCK examination For ENT "

The 4th MOCK (ENT) examination for part - II candidates took place at CPSP Lahore center in collaboration with PSORL on Wednesday 17th April 2013. Twenty Five candidates from various parts of country actively participated in it. The course was supervised by Prof. Mohammad Amjad, had instructional session, short and long cases, discussions & TOACS practice stations. Senior faculty professors from various teaching institutions were the examiners of all these sessions including Prof. Manzoor Ahmad, Prof. Muhammad Amjad, Prof. Muhammad Mujeeb, Prof. Naveed Aslam, Prof. Najam-ul-Hassan, Dr. Mohammad Tariq, Dr. Khalid Munir Cheema, Dr. Malik Masood Ahmad & Dr. Mohammad Farooq Khan. A group photo was arranged with Prof. Zafar Ullah Ch, President CPSP and Prof. Masood Gondal Regional Director CPSP, Prof. Manzoor Ahmad Dean faculty of ENT, CPSP and Prof Mohammad Amjad controller examination with participants, Examiners and organizing team. The President Talked to them and encouraged such academic activities. In the final post lunch session Prof. Mohammad Amjad and Prof. Manzoor Ahmad took feedback from the participants and identified the common problems and provided guidelines to rectify these. Participants left satisfied with this academic activity and found it very useful for their upcoming exams.
 
"Condolence Meeting For Prof. Jawaid Alam"

Condolence meeting for Prof. Jawaid Alam took place on 10th April, 2013 at PSORL office in ENT unit – I Services Hospital, Lahore in which many faculty members joined. After Quran Khawani Prof. Mohammad Amjad highlighted the great personality of Prof. Jawaid Alam and his achievements and dedications in academics. Prof. Iqbal Butt at the end also remembered him as a gentle and upright person. He also offered final Dua and Fatheha for him. It is also known that Prof. Jawaid Alam, his wife and sister were buried in Makkah. May Allah rest them in peace.
 
" 24th ENT Conference was held in Karachi "

24th ent conference was held in karachi 12-16 dec 2012

Two Preconference Workshops Were Done In Civil Hospital Karachi

First Workshop On 12-12-2012


Myringotomy, cortical mastoidectomy stapedotomy, posterior tympanotomy, cochleostomy & cochlear implant trans-mastoid facial nerve decompression acoustic neuroma – approachees and approaches to petrous apex

Second Workshop On 13-12-2012

Parotid, thyroid, parathyroid, neck dissections, laryngectomies, reconstructive flaps, traheoesophageal puncture and provox voice prosthesis

Facilitators Were

Naveed aslam, sohail awan, shahrukh jalisi, salim marfani, umar farooq, shahid quraishi, mumtaz javed,and nadir ahmad

Inaugural Ceremony

Was held on 14 dec 2012 in pc hotel karachi. Vice chancellor dow medical university was the chief guest. Prof. Salim marfani the chairman organizing committee welcomed the delegates. The G. Secretary psorl dr. Zakirullah read the annual report.

Scientific Sessions

Included state of the art lectures, invited talks and instructional sessions in 3 separate halls one each for head and neck surgery, rhinology and otology. Both pakistani and foreign speakers participated.

General Body Meeting

Was held at 6 pm. The details are present already on the website.

Day 2 and 3 scientific sessions

Included state of the art lectures, invited talks, panel discussions, instructional sessions and free papers in 3 separate halls one each for head and neck surgery, rhinology and otology. Both pakistani and foreign speakers participated.

Banquet

Was arranged on 15th Dec. in PC Hotel. Prof. Rafiq Khan was the Chief Guest
 
" PSORL Clinical Meeting And Office Inauguration Report "

A PSORL clinicopathological meeting took place at ENT –I SIMS/Services Hospital, Lahore hosted by Prof. Mohammad Amjad and his team. Prof. Mohammad Ali Tirmizey, Prof. Manzoor Ahmad, Prof. Zubair Iqbal Bhutta, Prof. Najmul Hasnain, Prof. Shahid Imran, Brig Dr. Zubair, and Prof. Naveed Aslam participated in this meeting where two important cases were presented.

The first case was regarding a patient who wa diagnosed as a case of Wagener’s Granuloma and the other one was bilateral abductor Paralysis. Many junior consultants from various teaching hospital and about thirty post graduate residents also actively participated in this event. Later on Prof. Hamid Butt Principal Services Institute of Medical Sciences, Lahore also joined the meeting and addressed the participants and assured that such activities will always be supported. He also inaugurated the PSORL office in ENT Unit – I. At the end the tea was served and M/s Shazoo Pharma was offered vote of thanks for their practical participation.

Wagener’s Granuloma is a rare condition which is multisystemic in nature and therefore is difficult to treat. However our patient since almost 1 ½ years has improved significantly with adequate conservative management. This disease in ENT can present with Epistaxis, hearing loss, dysphonia and external nasal deformity. Although raise ESR, c ANCA play significant role in diagnosis yet biopsy confirms the disease. Bilateral abductor paralysis usually is sudden in onset and can be because of systemic diseases, iatrogenic or idiopathic. It is usually managed by tracheostomy but we did posterior cordectomy which lead to conservation of speech and good breathing. Use of laser in such cases has lead to dramatic change in the management of VFI problems.
 
" Formal Inauguration of Head Office Of PSORL "


Formal inauguration of Head office of PSORL took place on 16-03-2013 in Services Institute of Medical Sciences Lahore. Prof. Hamid Butt the Principal Service institute of Medical Sciences conducted the inauguration. The Head office of PSORL has been working under the auspicious guidance of Prof. Muhammad Amjad for the last 2 years after the decisions of General body meeting during 22nd ENT conference at Faisalabad in 2010. The general body meeting at 23rd conference at Peshawar 2011 also reviewed the working of the head office. The PSORL appreciates the efforts of Prof. Muhammad Amjad for running the office for the last 2 years with full dedication.
 
GENERAL BODY MEETING on 14-12-2012

General body meeting was held in Karachi on 14-12-2012 on the occasion of 24th conference. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Dr.Muhammad Ajmal Vice President PSORL Punjab (in place of Prof. Shahiddin the president PSORL and all the office bearers were present on the stage. The proceeding started with the recitation from Holy Quran . General Secretary PSORL Dr. Zakirullah read the agenda of the meeting.

The First item of the agenda was the minutes of previous meeting. Dr. Zakirullah told the house that the minutes are already on the website so if anybody has any objection he was welcomed. The house approved the minutes as such.

The Second item was the Saarc ENT conference. Prof. Umar Farooq told the house that as per decided Prof. Dr. Tariq Rafi will be the chairman organizing committee and Prof Umar Faroooq will be the General Secretary. The conference will be held at Karachi from 6-8 dec 2013. The house endorsed the decision.

The Third item of the agenda the was 25th conference. It was unanimously decided that the 25th conference will be held in Quetta in June 2014. The date and venue will be decided by the organizing committee. Prof . Dr. Habib Sheikhi was choosen the chairman organizing committee. Dr. Jawwad from Islamabad again requested that the venue of Islamabad should be considered as the venue for ENT conference. Prof. Muhammad Ali Tirmizey told the house that to bring a change in the constitution the agenda of the meeting must be circulated at least 3 months before the meeting. In this regard the new general secretary after receiving requests from all the members after discussion in the executive committee should prepare the agenda and put it on the agenda so that it may be decided in the general body meeting. Prof. Jalisi endorsed the method of bringing the change.

The last agenda of the meeting was election of the office bearers. Prof. Dr. Salim Marfani was elected the president PSORL and Dr.Sameer Quraishi the general secretary unopposed. The list of other office bearers has already been displayed on the website. The office bearers took oath and Prof. Dr. Mehmood Raza Khan administered the oath.


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