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Topics/Lecturers

Topics

  • How to treat patients with smell and taste complaints: cases  - plenary discussion
  • Anatomy of Smell and Taste - Martin Witt
  • Assessment of the olfactory bulb / nasal imaging – Nasreddin Abolmaali
  • Olfactory and gustatory event-related potentials - Thomas Hummel
  • functional MRI in patients with olfactory dysfunction - Emilia Iannilli / Cornelia Hummel
  • Sinunasal olfactory dysfunction - Michael Damm
  • Other causes of olfactory loss – parosmia phantosmia - Antje Welge-Lüßen
  • Taste dysfunction - Basile Landis / Tino Just
  • Chemosensory dsfunction in patients with neurodegenerative disorders - Antje Haehner
  • Postviral and posttraumatic olfactory loss - Jordan Konstantinidis
  • Treatment of olfactory loss – Carl Philpott
  • Olfactory cleft disease(s) and olfactory dysfunction - Philippe Rombaux

Practical courses

During the practical courses we will focus on the following:

  • olfactory testing
  • taste testing
  • chemosensory event-related potentials
  • recording of electro-olfactograms
  • electrogustometry
  • retronasal olfactory testing
  • investigations of trigeminal sensitivity
  • anatomy of the "olfactory brain"
  • histology of the olfactory epithelium
  • MRI-based volumetry of the olfactory bulb
  • biopsies from the olfactory epithelium
  • and functional MRI

Lecturers


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