2022 Scientific Session


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AMERICAN LARYNGOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION
ONE HUNDRED AND FORTY-THIRD MEETING
Landmark D Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Hotel – Dallas

Theme: “Let’s Get Out of Our Silos: Moving towards Multi-Center Clinical Research”

FIRST DAY, THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2022
Afternoon Session

1:00 PM Welcome
Clark A. Rosen, MD

Introduction of the Guest of Honor:
Paul Jack Rosen, MD (Posthumously)
Accepted by Kurt Rosen, MD (Son); Noah and Zane Rosen (Grandsons)

Presentation of Presidential Citation Awardees:
Peter C. Belafsky, MD, PhD
James Cohen, MD
Mark Courey, MD
Michael M. Johns III, MD
Colleen Picinotti
Susan Rusyn
Blake Simpson, MD

Recognition of the Program Committee:
Robert Buckmire, MD
Paul Bryson, MD
Laura Matrka, MD
Michael Pitman, MD
Libby J. Smith, DO

Presidential Address:
“Improving Laryngology through Connection: Personal and Collaboration”
Clark A. Rosen, MD

SCIENTIFIC SESSION I: VOCAL FOLD LESIONS AND MICROLARYNGOLOGY
Moderator: Daniel J. Cates, MD; Discussant: Tanya K. Meyer, MD, MS, Seattle, WA

1:30 PM RESIDENT RESEARCH AWARD
Developing an Artificial Intelligence Tool to Predict Vocal Cord Pathology in Primary Care Settings
Evan Compton, MD, MPhil*

1:36 PM Epithelial Responses to Vocal Fold Microflap Injury in a Preclinical Model
Lea Sayce, DPhil*

1:42 PM Novel, Interchangeable, Human and Porcine Laryngeal Dissection Station: Inexpensive Educational Tool for Laryngology Training
Mason T. Hinchcliff, MD*

1:48 PM Discussion

1:55 PM DANIEL C. BAKER JR. MD LECTURE (Joint Session with ARS and AHNS)
Topic: Renewal, Resilience, and Stamina: Keys to Thriving Through
Changing Times
Wayne Sotile, PhD*

2:45 PM

Break/Visit with Exhibitors

SCIENTIFIC SESSION II: BASIC SCIENCE IN LARYNGOLOGY

Moderator: R. Jun Lin, MD; Discussant: Ted Mau, MD, PhD

3:15 PM Does The 532-Nm Diode Laser Have A Regenerative Effect On Vocal Fold Scarring
in a Rabbit Model?
Seung-Won Lee, MD, PhD*

3:21 PM Hoarse Play: Carboxymethylcellulose and Calcium Hydroxyapatite Restore Native
Vocal Fold Biomechanics in Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury Model
Benjamin Walters, MD*

3:27 PM Investigating the Adverse Role of Systemic Dehydration on Vocal
Fold Healing in the Rat Model
Anumitha Venkatraman, MS, CCC-SLP*

3:33 PM Low Concentration Glucocorticoids Reduce Inflammatory Gene Expression and
Extracellular Matrix Cross-Linking in Human Vocal Fold Fibroblasts and
Macrophages
Ryosuke Nakamura, PhD*

3:39 PM YOUNG FACULTY/PRACTITIONER AWARD
Acute Effects of Dexamethasone Injection to the Thyroarytenoid Muscle in a
Preclinical Model
Gary Gartling, PhD*

3:45 PM
Discussion

4:05 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: A Free Edge Free-For-All: Contemporary Management of
Mid-Vocal Fold Lesions
Moderator: Lesley F. Childs, MD
Panelists: Jeanne Hatcher, MD; Lucian Sulica, MD; Libby Smith, DO; Peak Woo, MD

5:00 PM Announcements
Joel H. Blumin, MD

5:05 PM Neurolaryngology Study Group
Topic: Vagus Nerve Stimulation during Rehabilitation to Improve Synaptic
Plasticity and Recovery
Speaker: Michael Kilgard, PhD

SECOND DAY, FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2022
Morning Session

7:00 AM Business Meeting (Fellows/Members Only)

Joel H. Blumin, MD
Introduction of New Fellows/Members
Report of the Nominating Committee

Paul W. Flint, MD
Report of the Secretary and Announcements

Joel H. Blumin, MD
Report of the Treasurer

Michael M. Johns III
Report of the Editor

Dinesh K. Chhetri, MD
Report of the Historian

Michael S. Benninger, MD
By-Laws Modification Vote

Other Business

Election of the Council and Organization of New Officers

SCIENTIFIC SESSION III- DYSPHAGIA AND AIRWAY MANAGEMENT
Moderator: Yue Ma, MD; Discussant: Peter C. Belafsky, MD, MPH, PhD

8:00 AM Is There an Association Between Hypoalbuminemia and Postoperative Outcomes
of Zenker’s Diverticulectomy
Mehdi Lemdani, BA*

8:06 AM Dysphagia Outcomes in the Elderly after Injection Medialization Laryngoplasty
Amber Suk, BA*

8:12 AM The Longitudinal Biomechanical Effects of Concurrent Chemoradiation Therapy to
the Base of Tongue in a Pre-Clinical Model
Peter Benedict, MD*

8:18 AM Laryngeal Oxygen Concentration and Desaturation Rate During Microlaryngeal
Laser Surgeries Using Transnasal Humidified Rapid Insufflation Ventilatory
Exchange (Thrive) at Two Oxygen Concentration Deliveries
Daniel Novakovic, MD

8:24 AM Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing General Anesthesia with Paralysis to
Remifentanil and Propofol in Direct Laryngoscopy
Jackie Yang, BS*

8:30 AM
Discussion

8:50 AM Panel Discussion
Topic: Multi-institutional Research in Laryngology: Pearls, Perils,
Pitfalls and Progress
Moderator: Lyndsay L. Madden, DO
Panelists: Rebecca Howell, MD; Alexander Gelbard, MD; Milan Amin, MD*

9:45 AM
Break/Visit Exhibitors

SCIENTIFIC SESSION IV: Airway Expansion Surgery
Moderator: Molly Huston, MD; Discussant: Paul Bryson, MD

10:15 AM The Evolution and Early Results of Subepithelial Resection and Relining of the
Subglottis (Or “Maddern Procedure”) for the Treatment of Subglottic Stenosis
Robert R. Lorenz, MD*

10:21 AM High Tracheal Resection with Intra-Laryngeal Extension as an Alternative to
Cricotracheal Resection for Treatment of Subglottic Stenosis
Kevin Y. Liang, MD*

10:27 AM Open Expansion Laryngoplasty (EL) for Combined Glottic and Subglottic
Stenosis: A New Procedure
Rachel Kominsky, MD*

10:33 AM Assessment of Socioeconomic Disadvantage in Open Airway
Surgery Outcomes Among Pediatric Patients
Yann-Fuu Kou, MD*

10:39 AM
Discussion

10:49 AM Gabriel F. Tucker MD Award
Craig Derkay, MD*

10:51 AM ALA 2022 Research Grant Award Announcement
Ted Mau, MD, PhD

10:53 AM American Laryngological Association Award
Edie Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP

SCIENTIFIC SESSION V – Neurolaryngology
Moderator: Diana Kirke, MD, MPhil; Discussant: Michael Pitman, MD

10:56 AM Demographic Differences in the Treatment of Unilateral Vocal Fold Paralysis
Mit A. Patel, MD*

11:02 AM Characterizing Endoscopic Findings to Diagnose Vocal Fold Paresis
Sarah K. Rapport, MD*

11:08 AM NATIONAL SPASMODIC DYSPHONIA ASSOCIATION TRAVEL GRANT
Abnormal Laryngopharyngeal Sensation in Adductor Spasmodic
Dysphonia Compared to Healthy Controls
VyVy Young, MD

11:14 AM A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Neuromodulators
to Treat Chronic Laryngeal Hypersensitivity
Rafael E. Amador-González, MD*

11:20 AM CASSELBERRY AWARD
3D Reconstruction of Vocal Fold Medial Surface in Phonation: Effects of Superior
and Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Stimulation on Vibration and Acoustics
Neha Reddy, BA*

11:26 AM Control of Pre-Phonatory Glottal Shape by Interactions
of Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles
Pranati Pillutia, MD*

11:32 AM Augmentation-Lateralization Technique for Unilateral Vocal Fold Flaccid Paralysis:
A New Concept in Laryngology
Ihab Atallah, MD, PhD*

11:38 AM
Discussion
12:00 PM Announcements/Adjournment

Joel H. Blumin, MD
12:00 PM Group Photos (Members Only)

Location: TBA

THIRD DAY, SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2022
Afternoon Session

1:00 PM STATE OF THE ART LECTURE
Topic: Lost in Big Data – The Value of EHRs for Clinical Registries
Thomas Chi, MD*

SCIENTIFIC SESSION VI: Outcomes and Outcome Measures
Moderator: Mark Fritz, MD; Discussant: Edie Hapner, PhD, CCC-SLP

2:00 PM Clinical Utility of Acoustic Measures to Predict Aerodynamic
Measures in Patients with Glottal Insufficiency
Steven Bielamowicz, MD

2:06 PM Anxiety and Depression Disorders and the Cough Severity Index:
A Retrospective Study
Gopika Hari, BS, BA*

2:12 PM Comparison of Voice Outcomes of Patients Who Underwent Cordectomy
Type 1, Type 2 Or Radiation Therapy for T1A Glottic Cancer
Taner Yilmaz, MD

2:18 PM Encore: Remotely Tracking Voice Outcomes in Real-Time
Through a New Custom Mobile Application
Todd Lambert, MD*

2:24 PM Objective Measures of Vocal Fold Atrophy: Comparison of Findings
in Presbylaryngis and Parkinson’s Disease
Hans C. Baertsch, MD*

2:30 PM Discussion

2:43 PM ALA Poster Award Announcement
Robert Buckmire, MD
Chapel Hill, NC

2:45 PM
Break (Visit the Exhibits)

SCIENTIFIC SESSION VII: Laryngotracheal Injury/Stenosis
Moderator: Pavan Mallur, MD; Discussant: Laura Matrka, MD

3:15 PM Long-Term Laryngological Sequelae following Covid-19 Infection
Hemali P. Shah, MD*

3:21 PM M2 Macrophage Phenotype in Granulation Tissue Present
in Iatrogenic Laryngotracheal Stenosis
Alexandra Berges, BS*

3:27 PM Characterizing the Macrophage Population in Patients with
Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis
Rafael Ospino, BS*

3:33 PM Incidence of Glottic Involvement of Stenosis or Long Stenosis
After Wedge Excision Versus Balloon Dilation
Katherine Z. Xie, BS*

3:39 PM Can the User-Friendly Home Peak Flow Meter Adequately Predict
Severity of Subglottic Stenosis and Need for Surgery?
Meredith Park, MD*

3:45 PM
Discussion

4:05 PM Panel Discussion
Topic: Idiopathic Subglottic Stenosis: 2022 and Beyond
Moderator: Dale C. Ekbom, MD
Panelists: Robbie Kupfer, MD; Joshua Schindler, MD*; David Francis, MD

4:56 PM Announcement of PGM Award Recipient
Presenter: James Daniero, MD

Introduction of the ALA 2022 President – Lucian Sulica, MD
Clark A. Rosen, MD
Joel H. Blumin, MD

5:00 PM Adjournment
Joel H. Blumin, MD
Milwaukee, WI