Final scientific program

Friday, June 21, 2024


7.00 – 9.30 am


9.30 – 10.00 am

Coffee and Continuation of Registration

10.00 – 10.10 am


RSE President Werner Heppt, Founder of RSE Wolfgang Gubisch, Congress President Tatjana Bogdanova


Session 1: Rhinoplasty Today, RSE Lecture Award


10.10 – 10.30 am

Keynote: Rhinoplasty Today

Werner Heppt (Germany)

10.30 – 11.50 am

Free presentations and best paper award

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end

Jury: Werner Heppt (Germany), Charles East (UK), Enrico Robotti (Italy).


Different approach in Endonasal Rhinoplasty in Males compared to Females

Ori Shulman (Israel)


Scroll  Ligaments Preservation and Medial Crura Steal in Structural Septorhinoplasty

Argentina Vidrașcu (Romania)


Septorhinoplasty in Middle East thick skin patients, My Special Technique (video)

Mohamed Saad Eldin Aly Elsayed (Saudi Arabia)


Columellar Strut, Tongue-in-Groove, Septal Extension Graft for Nasal Tip Support and Definition. Our experience in 18 Years.

Aleksandre Kuzanov (Georgia)


A Modified Dorsal Split Preservation Technique for Nasal Hump: a new Modification to Expand the Indication for Major Bony Component

Ali Khazaal (Iraq)


Rhinoplasty with Recycled Dorsum Preservation

Mauricio Verbauvede (Spain)


Session 2: Structural Rhinoseptoplasty


11.50 – 12.10 pm

Keynote: Structural versus Preservation Rhinoplasty

Wolfgang Gubisch (Germany)


12.10 – 12.50 pm

7 minutes presentation, 3 min discussion at the end


Structural Rhinoplasty as a Deposit of Stable Long –Term Result

Aleksandre Kuzanov (Georgia)


Nasal Valve Insufficiency Management. Our experience.

Ernesta Morozaitė (Lithuania)


Long-Term Approach in Structural Rhinoseptoplasty with Stable Result

Vladislav Grigoryants (Russia)


The Curved Ear cartilage Graft in Cleft Nose Structural Septorhinoplasty

Argentina Vidrașcu (Romania)


Discussion: Haldun Kamburoğlu (Türkiye), Nazim Cerkes (Türkiye)


12.50 – 1.05 pm

When a Beautiful Nose Is Not Enough

Helena Silveira (Portugal)


1.05 – 2.05 pm

Lunch and Exhibition


Session 3: The Preservation Concept


2.05 – 2.25 pm

Keynote: “The Tetris Concept: a high, an intermediate and a low strip Approach”

Carlos Neves (Portugal)


2.25 – 2.55 pm

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end


The Influence of Preservation Approaches to Rhinoplasty

Charles East (UK)


Tips and tricks for faster recovery

Antonio Sousa Vieira (Portugal)


Piezo Rhinoplasty: the Revolutionary Bone Cutting Technique

Anna Kremneva (UK)


Discussion: Martin Haug (Switzerland), Miguel Gonçalves Ferreira (Portugal)


2:55 – 3.10 pm

Hot Topic: Preservation Rhinoplasty – demystifying the revolution

Miguel Gonçalves Ferreira (Portugal)


Session 4: Preservation and Hybrid Rhinoplasty


3.10 – 3.30 pm

Keynote Lecture: My concept of Hybrid Primary Rhinoplasty Splitting the Middle Vault and Preserving the DKA in Cartilaginous Pushdown and Full Let Down variations. Why it Works and Why it Expands Indications to Dorsal Preservation

Enrico Robotti (Italy)


3.30 – 4.00 pm

7 minutes and 3 min discussion at the end of the session.


Dorsal Split Preservation with bony Cap Push Down: A Hybrid Dorsal Approach

Sergio Furtado de Castro (Brazil)


The Central Let Down for Large Nose

Charles East (UK)


Author’s technique: Europeanization of the Asian Nose using Hybrid Rhinoplasty

Mohammed I S Shbair (Kazakhstan)


Discussion: Olivier Gerbault (France), Sebastian Haack (Germany)


4.00 – 4.15 pm

Hot Topic: Hybrid Dorsal Preservation – The Logical Way

António Sousa Vieira (Portugal)


Session 5: Crooked Nose


4.15 – 4.35 pm

Keynote: Crooked Nose Correction

Charles East (UK)


4.35 – 5.05 pm

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end


Correction of Deviated Septum and Different Methods of Nasal Tip Fixation on it

Aleksandre Kuzanov (Georgia)


Our Experience in Crooked Nose Surgery

Balseris Svajūnas (Lithuania)


Combined Septal Perforation Repair and Rhinoplasty – Our Approach.

Ara Hayrapetyan (Armenia)


Discussion: Miguel Ferreira (Portugal), Charles East (UK)


5.05 – 5.35 pm

Coffee Break and Exhibition


Session 6: Tip Surgery


5.35 – 5.55 pm

Keynote: Mastering the Tip

Haldun Kamburoğlu (Türkiye)


5.55 – 6.25 pm

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end of the


Suture Techniques to improve Tip Definition

Sergio Furtado de Castro (Brazil)


Tip Shaping Modifications Analysis of 18 Years Experience

Aleksandre Kuzanov (Georgia)


“Slingshot” Graft to Control the Rotation and Projection of Nasal Tip

Tatjana Bogdanova (Latvia)


Discussion: Nazim Cerkes (Türkiye), Jan Tasman (Switzerland)


6.25 – 6.40 pm

Hot Topic: My approach to Primary Tip Surgery

Charles East (UK)


6.40- 7.40 pm

RSE General Assembly for the RSE members


8.00 pm

Gala Dinner at the Museum of the History of Riga and Navigation (Optional)

15 minute walk from the Meeting Venue




June 22, Saturday


7.00 – 8.15 am

Coffee and Registration


Round Table: “Dorsal Augmentation in Primary and Secondary Rhinoplasty – My Approach.”


8.15 – 9.00 am

5 minutes video case from each panelist.

Panelists: Hossam Foda (Egypt), Sebastian Haack (Germany), Werner Heppt (Germany), Carlos Neves (Portugal), Nazim Cerkes (Türkiye), Enrico Robotti (Italy)

Moderation: Haldun Kamburoğlu (Türkiye), Martin Haug (Switzerland)



Session 7: Modern Strategy in Secondary Rhinoplasty


9.00 – 9.20 am

Keynote: Secondary Rhinoplasty

Nazim Cerkes (Türkiye)


9.20 – 10.00 am

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end


My Experience in managing grade 10 Difficult Primary and Revision Rhinoseptoplasty (video)

Mohamed Saad Eldin Aly Elsayed (Saudi Arabia)


Autologous Nasal Restoration with Auricular Cartilage in Revision Rhinoplasty

Mauricio Verbauvede (Spain)


Tactics of Reconstructive Surgery in patients with Nasal Wounds

Tetiana Zaporozhets (Ukraine)


Secondary Structure Rhinoplasty Without the Use of Costal Cartilage in a Postreductional Patient

Sergio Furtado de Castro (Brazil)


Discussion: Frank Declau (Belgium), António Sousa Vieira (Portugal)


10.00 – 10.15 am

Hot topic: Reconstructing an Aesthetic Dorsum in Secondary Rhinoplasty with Rib Grafting

Enrico Robotti (Italy)


10.15 – 10.45 am

Coffee break and Exhibition


10.45 – 11.15 am

Industry Symposium


Tips to improve Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty in Dorsum Structural Management and Preservation

Olivier Gerbault (France)


Session 8: RSE Today


11.15 – 11.25 am

Presentation of the new RSE Fellows

Abel-Jan Tasman (Switzerland), Werner Heppt (Germany)


11.25 – 11.40 am

I am an RSE Fellow: what is it like?

Abel- Jan Tasman (Switzerland) and Fellows


11.40 – 12.00 pm

RSE stipendiaries – update

Laura Pingnet (Belgium), Cem Bulut (Germany)(video), Benedict Kaiser (Switzerland)(video)


12.00 – 12.20 pm

Keynote: Evidence in Rhinoplasty

Miguel Gonçalves Ferreira (Portugal)


12.20 – 12.45 pm

Hot Topic: Proms in Rhinoplasty

Laura Pingnet (Belgium)

Moderation: Frank Declau (Belgium), Martin Haug (Switzerland), Haldun Kamburoğlu (Türkiye), Sebastian Haack (Germany)


12.45 – 1.45 pm

Lunch and Exhibition


Session 9: Nasal Base and Soft Tissue


1.45 – 2.00 pm

Hot Topic: Pitfalls in Nasal Base Reduction

Hossam Foda (Egypt)


2.00 – 2.30 pm

7 minutes presentation, 3 minutes discussion at the end


Feasibility and Efficacy of Transdermal Skin Contour Sutures: a retrospective propensity score matched study

Frank Declau (Belgium)


New Approach to the Skin-Soft Tissue Envelope in Thick Skinned Rhinoplasty

Walid Eljabu (Germany)


Deep Temporalis Fascia Blanketing Supra-SMAS layer versus Sub-SMAS layer Dissection and Preservation in Preventing Nasal Dorsal Irregularities (video)

Mohamed Saad Eldin Aly Elsayed (Saudi Arabia)


Discussion: Sebastian Haack (Germany), Carlos Neves (Portugal)


2.30 – 2.45 pm

Hot Topic: The Fusion Sling: Revising Anatomy and Tip Suspension

Carlos Neves (Portugal)


Online Session:  “Who wanted to join us, but could not”


2.45 – 3.10 pm

Keynote: The Underprojected and Overprojected Nose

Norman Pastorek (USA)

5 minutes discussion


3.10 – 3.55 pm

10 min presentations with 5 min discussion at the end


The subalar graft

Norman Pastorek (USA)


Role of Nasal Computed Tomography in assessment of nasal respiration improvement after secondary rhinoseptoplasty

Konstantin Lipski (Russia)


Composite Dorsal Augmentation

Vitaly Zholtikov (Russia)


Moderators: Abel-Jan Tasman (Switzerland), Helena Silveira (Portugal)


3.55 – 4.10 pm

Hot Topic: Simple Rhinoplasty, Not Simplistic

Abel-Jan Tasman (Switzerland)


Peaceful Debate “with Boxing Gloves”


4.10 – 4.55 pm

5 minutes for each panellist


1st round – “Structure vs Preservation of the Dorsum”

Panellists: Wolfgang Gubisch (Germany) – Charles East (UK)


2nd round – “Piezo or Electric and Mechanical Instruments for the Bone Surgery”

Panellists: Olivier Gerbault (France) – Nazim Cerkes (Türkiye)


3rd round – “Ear vs Rib in Revision Rhinoplasty”

Panellists: Enrico Robotti (Italy) – Hossam Foda (Egypt)


Moderation: Sebastian Haack (Germany), Carlos Neves (Portugal)




4.55 – 5.10 pm

Hot Topic: Bone Stability for Dorsum Preservation and Structural Management

Olivier Gerbault (France)


5.10 – 5.40 pm

Coffee break and Exhibition


Session 10: Tips and tricks in Rhinoplasty


5.40 – 6.00 pm

Keynote: Cartilage grafts in Rhinoplasty

Sebastian Haack (Germany)


6.00 – 6.20 pm

5 minutes presentation (video), 5 minutes discussion at the end of the session


Reconstructive Algorithm for All Three Layers of the Nose

Zdenek Dvorak (Czechia)


Hyperplasia of Ostiomeatal Complex – the blocking point for Straightening a Deviated Nasal Septum and Pyramid

Tatjana Bogdanova (Latvia)


Piezo Assisted Turbinoplasty.

Ali Khazaal (Iraq)


6.20 – 6.40 pm

Keynote: Ear grafts in Rhinoplasty: Extended Indications

Hossam Foda (Egypt)


6.40 – 7.00 pm

Hot Topic: Endonasal Spreader Grafts

Helena Silveira (Portugal)


2D Computer Simulation and Ethnic Rhinoplasty

Aleksandre Kuzanov (Georgia)


Reminder for Facial Surgeons on Dacryology

Ekaterina Kondratishko (Latvia)


Discussion: Hossam Foda (Egypt), Helena Silveira (Portugal)


7.00 – 7.20 pm

Keynote: Secondary Rhinoplasty – a Never Ending Story

Wolfgang Gubisch (Germany)


7.20 – 7.30 pm

Closing Remarks

Tatjana Bogdanova (Latvia), Werner Heppt (Germany)


7.30 pm