Sleepcon,2007,December 7-8,2007

Dear Colleague,
Greetings from Delhi. I wish to inform you that the next National conference cum workshop on sleep disorders – SLEEPCON 2007 is going to be held from 7th to 9th Dec, 2007 at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi. I enclose herewith the 1st Announcement of the same conference. You are requested to kindly circulate it widely amongst your friends and colleagues so that they can also participate. For further information you can visit the conference website

With regards,

Dr. J. C. Suri
Chairperson: SLEEPCON 2007
Head- Department of Pulmonary,
Critical Care & Sleep Medicine,
Room No. 404, IIIrd Floor, Casualty Building Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi Contact No’s: 26190958, 26707466

Cancer Update from John Hopkins

Avoid carcinogens

· No plastic containers in micro
· No water bottles in freezer.
· No plastic wrap in microwave...
· A dioxin chemical causes cancer, especially breast cancer.
· Dioxins are highly poisonous to the cells of our bodies.
· Don't freeze your plastic bottles with water in them as this releases dioxins from the plastic.
· Use glass, such as Corning Ware, Pyrex or ceramic containers for heating food


Dr P L Dhingra
Emeritus Consultant,Apollo Hospital,Delhi
Retired Prof Director MAMC,Delhi
Author of most popular "Text Book Diseases of Ear Nose Throat" (Elsevier)

AOI Bihar& Jharkhand Conf 2007

AOI BIHAR AND JHARKHAND conferrence, 7 - 8 Dec 2007


DR R K Jha



Micro-Ear Surgery Camp,Dr Prahlad

Micro ear Surgery Camp in Haveri (Near Hubli), Karnataka State.
4 & 5th Aug. 2007
Tympanoplasty, Mastoidectomy and Stapedotomy surgeries will be done, totally free for poor and needy patients.
Interested may join us. Moderate accomodation and food will be provided. Good opportunity for junior surgeons interested in learning micro ear surgeries.
I'm not a genius. I just want to be a tremendous bundle of experience.

Dr. Prahlada N.B
Karnataka ENT Hospital and Research Center, Opp. S. P Office
Kelagote, Chitradurga - 5

Dr P K Kakar

Lifetime acheivement award,Delhi AOI,2007
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North West Zone AOI,2007

31st Annual North West Zone AOI Conference
15-16th September 2007, Amritsar
The Organizing Committee has drawn up an all-embracing agenda of academic activities to fulfill your intellectual requirements. The programme encompasses a well designed pre-conference live surgery workshop conducted by eminent otolaryngologists of the country, orations, panel discussions, free paper sessions and a quiz programme for the Residents. Khosla Gold Medal for best paper on neuro-sensory deafness in children, Shrimati Saraswati Verma Best Thesis Award, Junior and Senior Faculty Awards would also be presented during the meet.

The host city is known the world over for its culinary delights and your hosts plan to take you to an excursion to Amritsari cuisine. The tempting food delicacies whose recipes have matured over hundreds of years are waiting to kindle your palate.

Amritsar is blessed with the divine presence of Golden Temple, Ram Tirath and Durgiana Mandir. The inspiring memory of martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh adds another dimension to magnificence of this historical city. Yet another centre of attraction is the Indo-Pak border at Wagah. Local travel arrangements would be in place to enable you to get a glimpse of the grandeur of this holy city.
Postal Address: Conference Secretariat , 31st NWZ AOI Conference, Department of ENT, Government Medical College, Ram Lal Eye and ENT Hospital, Amritsar-143001

Dinesh Kumar

APCON -2007

26th AOI -APCON - 2007

26th Annual Conference of Association of Otolaryngology of India
Andhra Pradesh Chapter
Venue :
Mamatha Medical College
Khammam, A.P
Date: 7 – 9th September 2007

Hony. Secretary – AOI-A.P
Govt. ENT Hospital, Koti
Hyderabad – 500095
Cell: 98481-36841

Dr P G Vishwanathan

Dr PG Vishwanathan and Dr Aruna at ISOCON GOA
Prestigeous oration at AOICON 2007
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Workshop on BAHA

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Phonosurgery,Bombay Hospital

"1st Workshop on Phonosurgery" being held at Bombay Hospital
Date 1-2 September ,2007

For information to contact
Organizing secretary: Dr Nupur Nerurkar


Name : Dr.Sanjeev Mohanty
Age : 38 years
Associate Professor & Unit Chief
Dept. Of ENT, Head & Neck Surgery
Sri Ramachandra Medical College
Chennai 600116

27 international and national publications in indexed journals

* 1st prize won in the poster session in AOICON 2006 , Bhubaneswar

* 2nd prize won in the competitive video session in AOICON 2006

11th Asia -Oceania

11th Asia-Oceania ORL H&N Congress In connection with 8th Hearing International Annual Conference

Venue :Peach Convention Center, Royal Cliff Beach Hotel, Pattaya, Thailand
21-25 November 2007
Highlights :

§ “Hearing International” and “Hearing for All”
§ Hearing for all HI-IFOS-ISA Cooperation
§ Cochlear implant in young children
§ Sleep disorder’s management state of the arts
§ Updated on mucosal immunology of nasal allergy and nasal polyposis
§ Endoscopic sinus surgery failures: What to do next?
§ Cochlear implantation: From theory to practice
§ Universal neonatal hearing screening-Does it apply to all countries?
§ Progress in stem cell and tissue engineering in ORL
§ Non abrasive facial rejuvenation; laser & light

Special Packages Available

Supataraporn Chan
Congress Coordinator
11th Asia-Oceania ORL Head & Neck Congress

3rd Endoscopic Endonasal Skullbase Workshop 18-19 August ,2007

Bombay Hospital and Nair Hospital
Dr Nishit Shah


Name :Dr. George Varghese
City : Kochi, Kerala (India)
International Faculty for the 37th FESS-Course at the Medical University of Graz/Austria, from September 7th - 9th, 2006, conducted by Prof. H. Stammberger
Karl Storz, Germany has come out with a brochure, titled 'FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC RHINOPLASTY' written by Dr. George Varghese, recently for worldwide distribution

International Workshop on FESS,November,15-17,Indore

Featuring Prof. Wolfgang Draf, Germany and other International and National faculties.

Contact Dr. Sanjay Agrawal at

Tel:0731-2450208. Mobile +91 98260 33208

Cadaver Dissection Course at GMC Nagpur 24-25,Augus,2007

Basic Course:
Incisions & flap designs
Parotid Surgery
Neck Dissections
Laryngectomies of all designs

Advanced Course
Anterior Cranio facial resections
Lateral skull Base surgery
Maxillary swings

course coordinator
Dr Devender Mahore

16th FESS Course ,Hinduja Hospital,Sepember 28-30,2007

Live Surgery & Cadaver Disection

Course Coordinator :Prof M V Kirtane

Contact :02224447704/05

7th Thyroid Surgical Workshop,Chikaldara(Adivasi Area) on October 5-7,2007

Contact Dr Samit Bali 09373103324

7th Rhinoplasty & Cosmetic Facial Surgery Workshop ,6-8 December ,2007,Indore

7th International Workshop on Rhinoplasty, and cosmetic facial surgery
Dates -6th -8th December-2007
Venue -shri Aurbindo institute of medical sciences Indore
International Guest Faculty-Mr Guy S Kenyon, FRCS Senior consultant Whip cross University Hospital, London

Facial Plastic Centre Indore is organizing a workshop on Rhinoplasty and Aesthetic Facial Surgery from 6-8th December 2007 .There will be ,cadaveric dissection ,live surgical demonstration and lectures on Rhinoplasty,Hair Transplant, lasers in facial plastic surgery Botox Injection techniques etc-

For details contact PROF. DR.B.BASER at or log on to

Indian society of facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
For membership enquiry and application form please contact: Prof. Dr.B.V. Baser
Baser ENT& Facial Plastic surgery Institute
9/2 Manoramaganj, street No. 5, Indore 452001, India Tel-91-731-2496038, 4064080, Cell-91-09302122857,


39th MENTCON-07
2nd, 3rd, and 4th November 2007.Venue: Keshavrav Bhosale NatyagruhaAnnual conference of FMSB of AOI - 39th MENTCON will be held in Kolhapur on 2nd 3rd and 4th November 2007.
Brochure will reach soon. Please register yourself for this grand scientific bonanza and a pleasure tour to Kolhapur.
Organised by AOI Kolhapur branch.
Org. Secretary - Dr. Jayant Watve


Free ENT/Audiology Camp on Doctors Day

A free ENT & Audiology Camp was held by me in a rural area 20 kms from Jalandhar at Batura , Nurmahal ,Distt ;Jalandhar as a mark of respect to Dr.BC Roy, celebrating DOCTORS DAY.112 Patients were examined .Free PTA was done on the requiring pts. Concessional hearing aids in association with SIEMENS were promised to the needy.Earlier free Hb estimation of 250 patients revealed 90% population to be anaemic & free Iron & folic acid supplements were distributed.The severely anemics were registered for free iron for 6 months.This is the record 51st ENT camp in the last 15 years.,Dr.Sanjiv SharmaDr.Sanjivs ENT Care & Allergy Centre147- Master Tara Singh NagarJalandhar


Otolaryngologists of India (Haryana State Chapter)

Dear Sir, With immense pleasure we wish to inform you that we have been given the honour & responsibility of holding the 13th Annual State Level Conference & 5th Surgical Workshop on 27-28 Oct, 2007 at Rewari.

Your active participation in this Mega Event shall be highly appreciated.
A brief overview of the Activities planned & confirmed National Faculty for this Conference is as follows :- Day 1, 27 Oct. 2007 Live Surgical Workshop Confirmed Faculty for this Day are Dr. Milind V. Kirtane KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Dr. Ajit Bappna Jaipur, Dr. Anil Monga Ganga Ram Hospital Delhi, Dr. Devender Rai Delhi (& many others eminent surgeons) Day 2, 28 Oct. 2007 Scientific Sessions Lectures, Panel Discussions, Orations Speakers, Sr. Teachers have confirmed for this Day. Dr.Divya Prabhat Mumbai, Dr. Saharia Delhi, Dr. Deka Delhi, Dr. SPS Yadav Rohtak, Dr. Passey Delhi, Dr. Sanjay Sachdeva Delhi.
We are expecting a fantastic delegate response not only from Haryana but also Delhi, U.P., Rajasthan & Punjab with the Best National Faculty.
We are also trying that Dr. Kirtane/Dr. Monga should do live Cochlear Implant for the benefit of patients & delegates.
Please join in and help in the successful completion of this Grand Academic Event.

Organising Secretary
Dr. Adesh Saxena

contact :

Revisit AOICON 2007,Bhubaneshwar/Puri

Click the following link to view selected pictures of AOICON 2007 held at Bhubaneshwar

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CIGICON 2007,AFMC PUNE 23-25 November,2007

The 5th Annual Cochlear Implant Group of India Conference which AFMC would be hosting in Nov this year.The dates are 23rd to 25th Nov 2007 with pre-conference CMEs on 22nd Nov.

The link of the picture is :

The details are as underCIGICON 2007 at AFMC, PuneDates :22nd Nov 2007 - Pre conference CMEs23-25th Nov 2007 - Fifth Annual Conference of the CIGI

Contact : SecretariatDept of ENTArmed Forces Medical College, Pune - 411040Tel : 020-26306049email :

website :

Organising Secretary
Lt Col (Dr) Rakesh Datta


Dear Friends,
I take immense pleasure in announcing the forthcoming annual national
workshop & symposium on FESS. We are conducting this year's
programme on the 9th, 10th & 11th August 2007. I take this
opportunity to extend my invitation to you to join us in this
scientific endeavor. Dr. Dharambir Singh Sethi from Singapore
General Hospital is the invited guest faculty for this workshop.
I am sending a copy of the brochure of the workshop for your perusal, as well as a MS word file of the registration form for you to download and send back to us.
Looking forward to meeting you during the 3 day scientific session.

Yours friendly,
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CHENNAI - 600 010.
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FAX : +91 44 2641 2727

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Allergic Rhinitis Update

An update on allergic Rhinitis treatment was held at Hotel Le Meridian Delhi on July 8,2007.It was attended by nearly 100 prominent ENT Surgeons of North India .The speaker was Dr Anjuli S. Nayak from USA. The talk was elaborate touching various aspects of allergy. It was stressed that a sizable population of adults and children are effected by this debilitating condition and the incidence is on the rise. In India ,26% of population suffers from allergic Rhinitis.
Using existing studies as EBM,the speaker concluded that Loratidine is an effective line of treatment and its safe and non sedating with convenience of once a day dose. The talk was sponsored by Fulford (India) Limited (Alaspan 10mg )


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ENT Screening Camp

A team of ENT Surgeons led by Dr Amar Singh conducted an ENT Screening camp in the Lahaul /Spiti in mid June.
Nearly 1100 patients were screened and treated.
40 Hearing Aids fitted
This is a first ever attempt to conduct such a camp at this height .
The team has decided to do this camp again in 2008

AOI South Zone Conference

AOI South Zone & Kerala State Annual Conference,2007
AOI South Zone and Kerala State Annual Conference,2007 will be held at Kovalam,Thiruvananthapuram
on Oct 5th, 6th and 7th of October 2007.
For details contact

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Imaging for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

Imaging for Endoscopic Sinus Surgery – A Hand Book

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Dr. Prahlada N.B
Karnataka ENT Hospital and Research Center, Opp। S. P Office Kelagote, Chitradurga - 577501.
ओई मालाबार ब्रांच
AOI Malabar branch first peripheral meet for the year 2006-07 was held at KANNUR on 27.08.2006. Prof.B.M.Hegde, former Vice Chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education(MAHE) was the chief guest and inaugurated the meet. AOI Malabar branch president Dr.Mohan Chandran presided over the meet. Dr.Mohan Kameswaran, Chennai and Dr.Jayakumar, Trivandrum were the guest faculties who spoke on "Advances in FESS" and "Approach to a Dysphonic patient" respectively. There was also a panel discussion on Tympanoplasty and PG paper presentation competition. The meeting was organized by Kannur ENT club and Dr.Arun Divakar gave welcome and Dr.Rejinath Sagar proposed vote of thanks who were the chairman and secretary of the organizing committee. The meeting was attended by over 150 delegates