CME ON “COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO ALLERGIC RHINITIS”
Under the guidance and able support of Dr. Mohan M E, Dean cum Principal, BGS GIMS, CME on “Comprehensive approach to Allergic Rhinitis” was conducted successfully by Department of ENT on 08/04/2022. Our guest of honor was Dr. Pendakur Anand, Renowned Senior Allergologist and ENT Consultant who was felicitated by Dr. Mohan M E, Dean cum Principal. The program included various scientific sessions by invited guest speakers regarding Allergic Rhinitis followed by live Skin prick test demonstration.
|Scientific session||Guest Speaker||Topic|
|Scientific session-1 (09:30 to 10:15 AM)||Dr. Deeksha Rao ENT Consultant & Allergologist at Venkat center for Skin, ENT and Plastic Surgery, Bengaluru||Aetiopathogenesis of Allergic Rhinitis.|
|Scientific session-2 (10:30 to 11:15 AM)||Dr. Pendakur Anand Renowned Allergologist, Allergy Asthma ENT clinic, Bengaluru||Atopic Allergy: Clinical Overview|
|Scientific session-3 (11:15 to 12:30 PM)||Dr. Soumya M S Associate professor, St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru||Clinical Symptomatology & Co Morbidities of Allergic Rhinitis.|
|Scientific session-4 (12:30 to 01:15 PM)||Dr. Gayathri Pandit ENT Specialist and Allergologist at Samarth ENT & Allergy clinic, Bengaluru||Allergic Rhinitis- Diagnosis and Overview of Management.|
|Scientific session-5 (2:15 to 03:00 PM)||Dr. Giriyanna Gowda Allergy and Asthma Specialist Associate professor, Department of CM, KIMS Bengaluru||Immunotherapy and Recent Advances in Management of Allergic Rhinitis.|
Following the scientific sessions, at the end of the programme live skin prick test demonstration was performed by Dr. Vybhavi M K, Assistant professor & Dr. Lavanya M Senior Resident (Certified Allergologists) Department of ENT. To conclude, an active Allergy clinic is being run in the Department of ENT, BGS GIMS where Allergy Skin testing is done regularly and Immunotherapy services are being provided to patients with Allergy.