Module 4: Ablation and Reconstruction: Treatment of Ablative Deformities in Hard and Soft Tissue

Group 1: 10:00-14:15 CET

December 6, 2020

Group 2: 17:00-21:15 CET

December 6, 2020

Course description:

In this module we will focus on ablation and reconstruction concerning the nasal region. The program looks at implants in ablative nasal surgery, skin cancers of the face with emphasis on the nose, strategies in targeted therapies (induction chemo, immunotherapy) and tehnical considerations including surgery versus episthesis, and quality of life.

The online format includes small group discussions (maximum ten participants per room with two faculty), keynotes, and panel discussions with live Q&A. Participants are encouraged to discuss the cases, and content in an open manner and to share their own experiences.


Who is this course for? 

This course is for certified surgeons with four or more years' of experience and it is targeted at consultants, specialists fellows and senior trainees in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery, ENT, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology, and neurosurgery.


This multispecialty course is offered in two separate timeslots for your convenience. Please choose the group that best fits your availability. 

Chairpersons Group 1 (10:00-14:15 CET)

Satyesh Parmar

United Kingdom

Majeed Rana


Chairpersons Group 2 (17:00-21:15 CET)

Rui Fernandes

United States

Marcelo Figari


Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  • Review of skin cancers of the face with emphasis on the nose
  • Evaluate surgical options in the management of skin cancer affecting the nose
  • Comprehensively assess and diagnose (CT/MRI/CBCT) ablative deformities
  • Formulate individual treatment plans (local/regional, microvascular free flaps vs prosthesis)
  • Manage reconstruction including endo-nasal flaps and nose-lip defects in extended ablative surgery
  • Describe indication for total rhinectomy
  • Apply strategies in targeted therapy (induction chemo, immunotherapy)
  • Manage treatment for osteoradionecrosis
  • Apply strategies to improve patient outcomes including secondary correction
  • Apply concepts to prevent post ablative and post radiated nasal deformities
  • Manage complications


Non-members: CHF 55

Member: CHF 44 (-20% from the original price)

Member Plus: CHF 38.50 (-30% from the original price)


Course program

Preliminary program group 1

Preliminary program group 2


This module is part of the AO CMF Online Masters Course—Mastering The Nose: Advanced Midface Concepts. The four day online course focuses on advanced strategies for treatment planning and management of the nose. The patient journey from preoperative planning to the management of complications including the state-of-the-art consensus based techniques and best practices at a master’s level is demonstrated.

You can choose to complete only one module, or several modules, based on your interest. If you would like to take part in the complete four day course, please contact us here


An application has been made to the UEMS-EACCME® in Brussels for CME accreditation of this event.


Module 1: Aesthetic and Functional Surgery Including Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Module 2: Congential Deformities Including Cleft: Surgical Planning and Secondary Deformity

Module 3: Traumatic Injuries of the Nose and Central Midface

Module 4: Ablation and Reconstruction: Treatment of Ablative Deformities in Hard and Soft Tissue



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