Voice prosthesis and tracheoesophageal puncture: problems and solutions

Time: 7:30pm to 9:00pm CET (Madrid, Spain)

Tracheoesophageal speech by means of a voice prosthesis is the most common method of voice rehabilitation after total laryngectomy and carries the highest success rates. Complications can often be prevented or managed successfully with timely and proper attention.

During this live expert panel discussion, 4 international experts will discuss a case from their practice and describe their approach and outcome. The case discussions will be followed by a moderated Q&A during which the audience can submit their questions to the faculty.

International Panel Members:

Prof Dr Michiel van den Brekel, MD, PhD.
Head and Neck Surgeon, the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dr Claudio Parrilla, MD, PhD.
Head and Neck Surgeon, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart (Gemelli Hospital), Rome, Italy

Dr David Virós Porcuna, MD, PhD.
ENT – Head and Neck Surgeon, University Hospital Germans Trías i Pujol and Sagrada Familia’s Hospital, Barcelona, Spain

Dr Michal Zábrodský, MD, PhD.
Head and Neck Surgeon, Charles University Prague, University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic


Corina van As-Brooks
Vice President Medical and Scientific Affairs, Atos Medical

Allana Kelley
Head of clinical education UK, Atos Medica