Upcoming webinars:

Wednesday, 4 May at 6:30 pm CEST: 55th ESSD Webinar, “Long-term Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer patients: background, treatment pathways and recommendations for the maintenance of swallowing function”
Presented by: Bjorn Degen

Price: 29 EUR for non-members, free for ESSD members
Register now: 54th ESSD webinar
Wednesday, 11 May at 6:30 pm CEST: 55th ESSD Webinar, “Neuromodulation for neurogenic dysphagia: an overview”
Presented by: Ivy Cheng

Price: 29 EUR for non-members, free for ESSD members
Register now: 55th ESSD webinar
Wednesday, 18 May at 6:30 pm CEST: ESSD whitepapers 2021 – a presentation of 3 ESSD white papers by Rene Speyer, Laura Baijens and Rainer Dziewas. More information below.

Price: Free

- ESSD White Paper Screening and Non-instrumental Assessment for Dysphagia in Adults - by Renee Speyer

- European white paper: oropharyngeal dysphagia in head and neck cancer - by Laura Baijens

- European Stroke Organisation and European Society for Swallowing Disorders guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of post-stroke dysphagia - by Rainer Dziewas

We hope you will join us!
Register now: ESSD whitepapers 2021
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The previous webinars were recorded and are available in the members’ section of the ESSD website as will be this one.

The following webinars have been scheduled this year:

Webinar Calendar

Date Start Time Theme Lecture Lecturer
54th Wed, 4 May, 2022 18:30 CET Treatment "Long-term Dysphagia in Head and Neck Cancer patients: background, treatment pathways and recommendations for the maintenance of swallowing function" Bjorn Degen
55th Wed, 11 May, 2022 18:30 CET Treatment "Neuromodulation for neurogenic dysphagia: an overview" Ivy Cheng
56th Wed, 18 May, 2022 18:30 CET White papers "Presentation of 3 ESSD white papers" Rene Speyer, Laura Baijens and Rainer Dziewas

Past Webinars

Date Start Time Theme Lecture Lecturer
53th Thursday, 17 March, 2022 18:30 CET Treatment "Dysphagia and multiple disabilities" Eric Verin
52th Wed, 16 February, 2022 18:30 CET Treatment "Videofluoroscopic diagnostic case studies: Interactive work up" Peter Pokieser
51th Wed, 19 Jan, 2022 18:30 CET Treatment "Using FEES to assess neurogenic dysphagia - which protocol for which patient" Rainer Dziewas
50th Wed, 15 Dec, 2021 18:30 CET Treatment "Videofluoroscopy of multilevel swallowing disorders: case presentations" Peter Pokieser
49th Wed, 24 Nov, 2021 18:30 CET Treatment FEES-Phenotypes of neurogenic dysphagia – theoretical background and practical considerations Dziewas Rainer
48th Wed, 20 Oct, 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing: pathophysiological and clinical implications in the pediatric population Farneti Daniele
47th Wed, 15 Sep, 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Telepratice vs on-site mealtime assessment in patients with dysphagia: pros and cons Antonio Schindler, Nicole Pizzorni, Aurora Ninfa, University of Mila
46th 14 July 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Genetics and swallowing motor system: can our genes predict dysphagia recovery? Shaheen Hamdy
45nd 16 June 2021 18:30 CET Treatment COPD and deglutition: a yellow submarine? Eric Verin
44nd 12 May 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Management of Post-Stroke Dysphagia - the new ESO-ESSD guidelines Rainer Dziewas
43nd 14 April 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Dysphagia following Cervical Spine Surgery – Triviality or severe complication Stephanie Duchac
42nd 24 Mar 2021 18:30 CET Treatment Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation revisted - the PHADER registry Rainer Dziewas
41st 17 Feb 2021 18:30 CET Diagnosis Videofluoroscopy of multilevel swallowing disorders Peter Pokieser
40th 11 Nov 2020 18:30 CET Diagnosis and Treatment Zenker diverticulum: Diagnosis and Treatment Laura Baijens
39th 16 Sept 2020 18:30 CET Dysphagia in COVID19 ESSD commentary on Dysphagia Management during COVID-19 Pandemic Oropharyngeal Dysphagia and Malnutrition in 258 patients with Covid-19 admitted at the Consorci Sanitari del Maresme, Catalonia, Spain during 2020 spring pandemics: lessons learnt Pere Clavé, Antonio Schindler, Viridiana Arreola, Weslania Nascimento, Alícia Costa, Alberto Martín and Paula Viñas
38th 08 July 2020 18:30 CET Intervention for Dysphagia post Covid-19: Overview with Single Case Study Margaret Walshe
Irene Battel
37th 10 June 2020 18:30 CEST Morphology of Swallowing Disorders Peter Pokieser
36th 13 May 2020 18.30 CEST Dysphagia in times of COVID-19 – ESSD special #2 on first clinical observations and daily clinical work Rainer Dziewas
Andrea Hofmayer
35th 15 April 2020 18:30 CEST Update on Dysphagia in COVID-19 Antonio Schindler
Rainer Dziewas
Shaheen Hamdy
Pere Clavé
Hanneke Kalf
Björn Degen
34th 11 Mar 2020 18:30 CET Clinical cases in dysphagia and implementation of therapeutic programmes Emilia Michou
33rd 12 Feb 2020 18:30 CET Swallowing Gateway: using internet-based communication and novel analytics to modernize and improve clinical diagnosis of pharyngeal dysphagia Nathalie Rommel
Taher Omari
32nd 15 Jan 2020 18:30 CET Dysphagia in Tracheostomy: what we know and what we do not know Björn Degen
31st 11 Dec 2019 18:30 CET The Diagnosis of Esophageal Motor Disorders and Reflux Disease Silvia Carrion
30th 13 Nov 2019 18:30 CET Clinical Swallowing Cases from the ESSD Accreditation Courses Peter Pokieser
29th 16 Oct 2019 18:30 CET FEES in research and clinical practice: where do we have to go?
+ 2 case studies
Antonio Schindler
28th 20 Sept 2019 tbd Sessions from 9th ESSD Congress Peter Pokieser
27th 10 July 2019 18:30 CEST Live from ESSD Summer School Parkinson’s disease and dysphagia Emilia Michou
Neuromuscular disease models and dysphagia Athanasia Printza
26th 12 June 2019 18:30 CEST Dysphagia in the Intensive Care Unit Rainer Dziewas
25th 15 May 2019 18:30 CEST Management of oropharyngeal dysphagia in severe traumatic brain injury Eric Verin
24th 10 April 2019 18:30 CEST Dysphagia in Cancers outside Anatomic Swallow Regions Ciarán Kenny
23th 13 Mar 2019 18:30 CET Dysphagia in Huntington's disease - Dysphagia in Huntington’s Disease: an overview Nicole Pizzorni
When psychiatric, head and trunk motor control impairment add to swallowing disorders Antonio Schindler
Case Study Antonio Schindler
22th 27 Feb 2019 18:30 CET ESSD educational programmes: opportunities and teacher/student views Pere Clavé, teachers and students
21th 16 Jan 2019 18:30 CET The Role of Brain Stimulation in Treatment of Neurogenic Dysphagia: Current Technics and Evidence Based Shaheen Hamdy
20th 3 Dec 2018 18:30 CET Experiences from the Multidisciplinary Team of Dysphagia Management Alberto Martín
Rachael Moses
Alicia Costa
19th 27 Sep 2018 15 CEST Dysphagia in Chronic Respiratory Disease Dysphagia in Chronic Respiratory Disease: Nature and Risk Factors Eric Verin
Challenges in the Assessment of Patients with Dysphagia Associate with Respiratory Disease Bonnie Martin-Harris
Cough Reflex Testing: State of the Art and Clinical Applications Maggie-Lee Huckabee
Management of Children with Chronic Wet Cough: Current Guidelines Des Cox
18th 27 June 2018 17:30 CEST Dementia Dysphagia in Alzheimer's Disease: Nature and Management Margaret Walshe
17th 2 May 2018 18:30 CEST Dysphagia in Respiratory Diseases Oropharyngeal dysphagia : when respiratory diseases meet swallowing disorders Eric Verin
16th 19 Feb 2018 18:30 CET VFS Dynamic Radioanatomy of deglutition Dr Peter Pokieser
15th 21 Sep 2017 9:30 CEST 7th ESSD Congress Livestreamed session of the Congress: Frail phenotype and OD; Sarcopenic Dysphagia; Aspiration pneumonia and healthcare associated pneumonia in older people John Morley
Hidetaka Wakabayashi
Jordi Almirall
14th 10 Jul 2017 18:30 CEST FEES accreditation Rainer Dziewas
Antonio Schindler
13th 22 May 2017 18:30 CEST Dysphagia and multidisciplinary team management Virginie Woisard
Margaret Walshe
12th 20 Mar 2017 18:30 CET History taking in Swallowing Disorders Case Study Martina Scharitzer
Dysphagia and suspicion of aspiration Martina Scharitzer
Oesophageal dysphagia Peter Pokieser
11th 23 Jan 2017 18:30 CET Dysphagia in paediatrics Overview of the therapeutic options Celia Harding
Feeding problems of premature infants Lenie vanden Engel-Hoek
Case study Sandra de Groot
10th 14 Dec 2016 16:30 CET Current and Future Management of Post-Stroke Oropharyngeal Dysphagia More info on the webiste disfagiapost-ictus.org Several speakers, see website
9th 15 Oct 2016 11:00 CEST Telemedicine in dysphagia Telerehabilitation for dysphagia Elizabeth Ward
Telepractice in stroke patients Guntram Ickenstein
8th 5 Sep 2016 18:30 CEST Swallowing after laryngeal cancer Case study Martina Scharitzer
From preoperative to recovering after the treatment George Lawson
Living with swallowing sequellae Virginie Woisard
7th 4 July 2016 18:30 CEST How brain imaging has improved the understanding of dysphagia How brain imaging has improved the understanding of dysphagia Shaheen Hamdy
Case study Emilia Michou
6th 9 May 2016 18:30 CEST Rheology and how it affects swallowing ESSD White Paper on bolus modification Pere Clavé
There's more to it than viscosity Mats Stading
Case study Peter Pokieser
5th 7 Mar 2016 17:30 CET High resolution manometry in dysphagia High resolution manometry in dysphagia Nathalie Rommel
Case study Charlotte Scheerens
4th 18 Jan 2016 17:30 CET Dysphagia in trauma patients Dysphagia in trauma patients Eric Verín
3rd 23 Nov 2015 19:30 CET Screening and assessment in oropharyngeal dysphagia Screening and assessment in oropharyngeal dysphagia Renée Speyer
Case study Sílvia Carrión
2nd 15 July 2015 17:00 CEST Swallowing dysfunction, vocal palsy and head and neck diseases Dysphagia in patients with laryngeal paralysis Miquel Quer
Swallowing dysfunction, FEEST and preoperative therapy in subtotal laryngectomies Antonio Schindler
1st 11 May 2015 18:00 CEST Dysphagia in older persons Presbyphagia David Smithard
Dysphagia as a geriatric syndrome Pere Clavé