Instructional Course in Rhinology

Endoscopic Sinus Surgery

and Septorhinoplasty


          Hotel ETRIER****



Course Topics


       Functional rhinoplasty

       Aesthetic rhinoplasty

       New Tools in rhinoplasty Apnea

       Clinical olfaction

       Nasal hyperreactivity

       Allergic rhinitis

       Non allergic rhinitis

       Frontal sinus surgery

       Benign and malignant tumors

       of the paranasal sinuses

       Video from  rhinoplasty and

       endoscopic cases

       Immunology of the Nose

       Pathophysiology of inflammation

        in the nose

Local Organizing Committee

UCL - Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology: Ph. Rombaux, Ph. Eloy

KUL - Department of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology: M. Jorissen, P. Hellings


We cordially invite you to attend to the 12th Alpine Nasal Course that will be held in the Swiss winter sport resort of Crans-Montana. This course is scheduled from the 26th till the 30th of January 2019.


This course is devoted to surgical procedures in rhinology (endoscopic sinus surgery and septorhinoplasty) and to scientific new informations around the nose. A morning and an afternoon sessions will be proposed in the Hotel Etrier just a few steps from the ski resort facilities. The course will provide an intense opportunity to learn new techniques  through panels and presentations of acknowledged experts in endoscopic sinus surgery and rhinoseptoplasty.


Target audience is otorhinolaryngologists as well as plastic surgeons for the septorhinoplasty sessions and is offered for continuing medical education of  residents, fellows and practicing physicians in the field of rhinology and facial plastic surgery. Speakers and faculty will come from the University of Leuvenbut also from others university department in Belgium as well as some international well known experts. The course will also allow you  to enjoy from the marvulous sport  ski opportunities of Crans-Montana.


We look forward to welcoming you in Crans-Montana in January 2019 in a pleasant and warmfull atmosphere,



Philippe Rombaux, Philippe Eloy,

Mark Jorissen, Peter Hellings


• Morning session starts at 08.15 am

• Afternoon session starts at 04.30 pm

• Each lecture: 20 minutes








Download here the programme of previous editions:



Faculty (invited speakers)

Daniel à Wengen

Cezmi Akdis

Mübecell Akdis

Holger Gassner

Alexandra Grandjean

Wolfgang Gubbisch

Caroline Huart

Valerie Hox

Thomas Hummel

Mark Jorissen

Cristobal Langdon

Gert Marien

Alireza Mesbahi

Philippe Rombaux

Yuri Rutseski

Michael Soyka

Laura Van Gerven

Stephan Vlaminck

Andrew Winkler


Download the Final  2019 Programme here:


General Information (more info later)

Meeting venue


The meeting will take place at the Hotel Etrier, located near the center and sport opportunities of Crans-Montana.


Rue du Pas-de-l’Ours 30-31,

3963 Crans-Montana,





Course language:  english.


Day’s  program is divided into two sessions ; from 8.00 untill 10.30 a.m. and from 4.30 untill 7.00 p.m..



Registration fee for the alpine nasal course includes :


 Inscription to the Alpine Nasal Course, tuitition, certificate of attendance, welcome reception,

one special evening and a drink reception during the Swiss evening.

We highly recommend you to take the half board package.

Hotel Accommodation

Hotel Etrier****

Rue du Pas-de-l’Ours 30-31, 3963 Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Just a 5-minute walk from Golf Club Crans-sur-Sierre and 20 minutes from Montana -

Cry d’Er Gondola, Hôtel de l’Etrier offers 4-star spa Chermignon hotel accommodations. Miniature Train Museum and Violettes Express Gondola are also within 3 mi (5 km).



This hotel has 3 restaurants. If you are planning on a spot of skiing during your stay, not only will you find ski runs nearby, but also facilities such as ski passes and ski storage. Nearby winter fun includes snow tubing, snowboarding and a ski area. Escape the stress of everyday life at spa alpage, offering facials and body scrubs, as well as Swedish massages, sports massages and Ayurvedic treatments.


 Take a splash in the indoor pool and outdoor pool as well as enjoy the sun loungers. The pool bar and bar/lounge are ideal spots for drinks before heading down to the restaurant to sample the delicious menu choices.


In addition to the on-site spa, a Turkish bath/hammam and a fitness center are among the leisure facilities on offer. Free WiFi is available.

Small Single room North   (CHF 125,-)

Single room South    (CHF 230,-)

Small Twin room North   (CHF 220,-)

Double room North    (CHF 260,-)

Double room South    (CHF 290,-)

Suite      (CHF 350,-)

Extra bed      (CHF 50,-)


Breakfast is included in the room rate

City taxes   (CHF 2,50,-/pers/day) are not included in the room rate

Half board   (CHF 40,- per day)


Possibility to reserve your Skipass(es) during the registration process.

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Contact Information


Semico nv , is the Professional Congress Organiser who will be responsible for the logistic organisation of the 12th Alpine Nasal Course.


Please contact us for any practical and scientific question regarding the Instructional Course:


Semico Brussels Office

PCO services

Mrs. Belgin Topkaya

Tel: +32-2 880.99.90

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