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Hands-on Laryngeal Reinnervation Course

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Otolaryngology (ENT)
Rouen, France
2-day course
14 attendees per session

Course details

International Workshop on Unilateral and Bilateral Laryngeal Reinnervation

Organized by the Medical Training Center, Rouen

Prof. Jean-Paul MARIE




November 12th - 13th 2018



MTC, 20 rue Marie Curie, 76000 Rouen


Audience Limited to certified ENT specialists

What will you learn?

- Learn about the indications and techniques of reinnervation in uni and bilateral laryngeal paralysis

- Hypoglossal nerve branches anatomy

- Intralaryngeal anatomy of recurrent laryngeal nerve and branches

- Anatomy of phrenic nerve roots

- Nerve Suture

Educational methods

Live case observation, Hands-on, Cadaver


Prof. Jean-Paul Marie Head

Latest Pubmed

Oropharyngeal dysphagia: when swallowing disorders meet respiratory diseases.

The European respiratory journal, 2017

Read it here

Implication of the vagus nerve in breathing pattern during sequential swallowing in rats.

Physiology & behavior, 2017

Read it here
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Prof. Roger l. Crumley, MD Head & Neck Surgeon

Latest Pubmed

Population-based assessment of currently proposed ideals of nasal tip projection and rotation in young women.

JAMA facial plastic surgery, 2014

Read it here

The academic impact of the Triological Society theses--Mosher and Fowler awards: citations, impact factor, and h-index.

The Laryngoscope, 2013

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Monday November 12th

8:00-8:15 Registation (MTC)

8:15-8:30 Introduction. Prof Alain Cribier, Prof Philippe Grise, Prof Laurent Yon, Mr Antoine Boudet, Prof Jean-Paul Marie

8:30-9:00 Talks (Auditorium MTC)

  • Anatomy and physiology of the larynx, applied to laryngeal reinnervation (Prof. Aude Lagier, 15’)
  • Technique of the non selective unilateral reinnervation (ansa recurrent technique) (Kate Heathcote, 10’)
  • Case n°1 presentation (JPM 5’)

9:00-10:45 Surgery from the Operating Room (OR) : Unilateral non selective reinnervation (ansa recurrent technique) Kate Heathcote and Nicolas Bon Mardion (OR), with interaction in MTC : JP Marie, Yakubu Karagama, Prof. Roger Crumley)

10:45-11:00 Café, croissants

11:00-12:00 Talks (Auditorium MTC)

  • Prof. Roger Crumley: US experience with ansa recurrent technique (20')
  • Rouen experience of the ansa-recurrent technique and indications (JP Marie 10’)
  • Ansa-recurrent: UK experience (K Heathcote, Y Karagama 10’)
  • Discussion (10’)
  • Laryngeal diplegia, etiology, evaluation and LEMG (JP Marie, 10’)
  • Case n°2 presentation (JPM 5’)

12:00-13:00 from the OR : Evaluation of diplegia with LEMG before laryngeal reinnervation (JP Marie, N Bon Mardion, Patrick Magnier & Jean Selim). Auditorium of the MTC : Kate Heathcote and Nicolas Bon Mardion.

13:00-14:00 Lunch and discussion (MTC)

14:00-15:15 Talks (Auditorium MTC)

  • History and principle of Selective laryngeal reinnervation in bilateral vocal fold paralysis. Synkinesia (Prof Roger Crumley- JP Marie 20 min)
  • Anatomy of the hypoglossal branches (ansa and XII TH), Frederic Crampon 15’
  • Anatomy and physiology of the phrenic nerve (JP Marie, 15’)
  • Technique of Bilateral and selective laryngeal reinnervation (JP Marie 15’)
  • Neck dissection (JP Marie, 10’)

15:15-15:30 Groups formation and go to Dissection laboratories (in the MTC)

15:30-18:00 Hands on

Group 1: Cervical anatomy, dissection (MTC). (Aude Lagier, Y Karagama, K Heathcote, F Crampon)

Group 2: Nerves sutures (JP Marie, N Bon Mardion, Ch Maquet).

18:15-19:00 For all : Go back to Auditorium of MTC. Synthesis, discussion and preparation for Friday surgery : Bilateral selective reinnervation

  • Nerve sutures (N Bon Mardion, 10’)
  • Stem cells for axonal regeneration (N Bon Mardion, 10’))
  • Case n°3 presentation (JPM 5’)
  • Discussion

20:00 Dinner (Downtown)…

Tuesday 13th of November

8:00-10:30 Hands on

Group 1: Nerve sutures (JP Marie, Ch Maquet)

Group 2: Cervical anatomy, dissection (Yakubu Karagama, F Crampon, K Heathcote, JPM)

10:30-13:00 Auditorium of MTC : from the OR : Bilateral selective reinnervation.

Nerves identification. Intralaryngeal dissection (Nicolas Bon Mardion, Aude Lagier). Auditorium : Kate Heathcote, Yakubu Karagama.

11:00-11:15 Cafe croissants during the procedure

11:00 Anesthesiology for diplegia (Jean Selim, 15’)

11:15-11:45 Patient presentation (unilateral and bilateral reinnervation results with Xion* assistance).

11:45-12:00 Synkinesis (Prof Roger Crumley)

13:00-14:00 Lunch and discussion with surgeons in the OR (Kate Heathcote in MTC)

14:00-16:00 Auditorium of MTC from the OR : Bilateral selective reinnervation.

Nerves sutures (Nicolas Bon Mardion, JP Marie). Auditorium MTC: Kate Heathcote, Aude Lagier, Y Karagama, R Crumley.

16:00-18:15 Talks

  • Location of the motor endplates inside the PCA (Aude Lagier, 10’)
  • Bilateral reinnervation, results and indications (JP Marie, 20’) +++
  • Discussions (30’)

18:15-18:30 Closing remarks


Getting there

Options for reaching Rouen from Paris:

  • By train: you can reach Gare St Lazare by metro (not a direct line, €2) or by taxi (approx. €50) and then take a train to Rouen (approx. €25). There is a departure every hour or so, travel takes around 90min. You will then need a taxi from Rouen station to the hotel (approx. €15).
  • Taxi service: a taxi can pick you up at the airport and take you directly to your hotel. Cost is €180 (€360 for a round trip). Travel takes around 90min.
  • Renting a car from the airport  

Closest recommended hotels:

 Brit Hotel Relais des 2 Rivières

33 Boulevard Gambetta, 76000 Rouen, France

Located on hospital campus

from 65€ /night

+33 2 35 07 96 96 

 Hôtel Mercure Champ de Mars

12 Avenue Aristide Briand, 76000 Rouen, France

5 minutes walk from the University Hospital

from 102€ /night

+ 33 2 35 52 42 32

 Hôtel Mercure Centre

Angle rue St Nicolas/Rue Croix de Fer, 76000 Rouen, France

15 min walk to the hospital

from 101€ /night

+33 2 35 52 69 52

 Hotel Spa Bourgtheroulde

15 Pl. de la Pucelle, 76000 Rouen, France

Located down town

from 187€ /night

+33 2 35 14 50 50


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Dr. Amanda R. Fantastic course that is highly recommended
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20 rue Marie Curie

76000 Rouen, France