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Final Program - 22nd April, 2018 - London, UK

The final program for SCONA 2018 is listed below. Please click below to download the Program at-a-glance

Please click here to download the Detailed Program, including speaker profiles and abstracts

1 Engineering Fundamentals

1.1 Welcome
1.2 Introduction and historical overview
1.3 Acquisition of imaging data
1.4 Constructing the model
1.5 Physiological considerations – flow, surface, deformity, temperature, mucosal interface, nasal cycle
1.6 Models of flow (turbulence, steadiness, compressibility)
1.7 Interpreting simulation results
1.8 Software considerations – current and future

2 Simulation and Clinical Implications
2.1 Controversies, challenges and future directions in simulation
2.2 Correlating CFD with objective clinical testing and physical models
2.3 CFD results for airflow in the normal nose
2.4 CFD results for airflow in the normal airway
2.5 Temperature, humidity and olfaction
2.6 Ethnic variation

3 Clinical
3.1 Drug delivery and particle deposition
3.2 Septal deviation
3.3 Septal perforation
3.4 Inferior turbinate surgery and The Empty Nose Syndrome/ Atrophic rhinitis
3.5 The nasal valve
3.6 Virtual surgery – modifying the model
3.7 Sinus surgery
3.8 The upper airway – pathology and surgery
3.9 CFD modelling: under CPAP and during nasal and oral breathing

4 Frontiers and New Research
4.1 Physical Parameters determining Clinical Indications for CFD Simulations: The New Agreement of the International RIGA Consensus Conference on Nasal Airway Function Tests
4.2 Predicting Patient-Reported Improvement Scores After Nasal Airway Obstruction Surgery Using Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling Airflow and particle deposition in large airway under sniff condition
4.3 Airflow and particle deposition in large airway under sniff condition
4.4 The role of CFD in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis
4.5 Ventilation of the Anterior Ethmoid, the Maxillary and Frontal Sinus with Special Consideration of the Ethmoid Infundibulum with Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
4.6 Nasal-Geom, a free software for the nasal cavity reconstruction
4.7 Nasal-flow: an automatised web service for the airflow analysis of the human upper airways
4.8 Segmentation of the Nasal Cavities and Paranasal Sinuses Using Artificial Intelligence
4.9 Analyses of nasal cavity flows based on highly-resolved CFD computations
4.10 Dimensionless Parameters to distinguish health from disease
4.11 Custom CFD software for Rhinologists (MeComLand, NoseLand)
4.12 A prospective CFD study assessing Retrosternal Goitres
4.13 Study of Sensitivity and Specificity of Fully Automated CFD Solution in Patients Affected by Nasal Airway Obstruction (NAO)

SCONA 2018 is CPD Approved by ENT UK for 8 Credits

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