Grand Rounds

Wednesday mornings 7:00 am – 8:00 am at the Diamond Health Care Centre, Ground Floor Room 2263, 2775 Laurel St. Vancouver BC

Otolaryngology Grand Rounds Schedule: 2017-2018 Grand Rounds Schedule

Academic Schedule:  September 16 – 30, 2017

The presentation is broadcast by videoconferencing to the following locations:

  • Vancouver Island NRGH 2060
  • Northern BC UHNBC  LDC 0513
  • Interior BC CS 01406
  • Interior BC KGH CAC 235
  • Greater Vancouver SMH M-3.602

This event is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. CME credits will only be available to those who return the completed evaluation form, which is available here.

The evaluation form will also be available on the day. Regional attendees should email their completed form to surgery.otol@ubc.ca

Date – September 20, 2017 – 7:00am  – 8:00am

Topic: ” The FOG (Frontal Ostium Grade):  Introducing a new CT grading system for safe frontal sinus surgery”
Presenter:  Dr. Heitham Gheriani

Learning Objectives:

1.  Understanding surgical anatomy of frontal sinus and frontal sinus drainage pathway including historical descriptions and classifications.

2.  Introduction of a new CT grading system for frontal sinus surgery which help in preoperative planning, predicting surgical difficulty, skills, time and equipment required for surgery.  This is particularly helpful for resident training, communication between surgeons and helps in decision making of appropriate referrals of the more difficult cases by general otolaryngologist to a specialized sinus surgery centers in order to reduce orbital and intracranial complications.

3.  Presenting the results of a retrospective observational study analyzing preoperative CT scans for FOG grading of sino-nasal surgeries done over 3 years period at St. Paul’s Hospital.



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