Title: Paediatric Bronchoscopy Course
Date: 2014-12-02
Venue: Animal Research Laboratory, The University of Hong Kong
Welcome to the Paediatric Bronchoscopy Course jointly organized by the Hong Kong Society of Paediatric Respirology and the Department of Ear, Nose & Throat, the University of Hong Kong. This 3-days intensive course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of paediatric bronchoscopy and also provides a hands-on experience in animal models.


2 Dec 2014 (Tue):
  • Introduction to bronchoscopy
  • Paediatric airway - normal and abnormal findings
  • Basic principle and practice of therapeutic bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage and endobronchial biopsy
  • Care and feeding of flexible bronchoscopes
  • Bronchoscopy video presentation
  • Demonstration of flexible bronchoscopy in Simulator
  • Dry model: normal tracheobronchial tree
  • Porcine model: manipulating flexible bronchoscope
  • Simulator: scenarios training
3 Dec 2014 (Wed):
  • Rigid bronchoscopy: an overview
  • Sedation and general anaesthesia for bronchoscopy
  • Sleep endoscopy
  • Surgical intervention in upper airway
  • Neonatal bronchoscopy: why, how and so what
  • Video demonstration of rigid laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy with laser
  • Porcine model: endobronchial biopsy BAL
  • Simulator: scenarios training

4 Dec 2014 (Thur):

  • Therapeutic flexible bronchoscopy: illustrative case presentation
  • Bronchoscopy in PNICU
  • Commonly encountered problems in therapeutic bronchoscopy
  • Complications of flexible bronchoscopy
  • Therapeutice flexible bronchoscopy: experiences from Czech Republic, India and Taiwan
  • Demonstration of equipment and video demonstration
  • Porcine model: endobronchial biopsy BAL
  • Simulator: scenarios
  • Simulator assessment
  • Dr. Daniel Ng (Co-director)
  • Dr. Birgitta Wong (Co-director)
  • Dr. Eric Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Dr. Theresa Hui (Hong Kong)
  • Professor Sushil Kumar Kabra (India)
  • Dr. David Lam (Hong Kong)
  • Professor Albert Li (Hong Kong)
  • Professor Petr Pohunek (Czech Republic)
  • Professor Wen-jue Soong (Taiwan)
  • HKSPR member: HKD 6,000
  • Non-member: HKD 8,000


  • Ms. Melissa Leung, Executive Officer, HKSPR
  • E-mail: melleung@hotmail.com

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