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October 1961

July 1961, Paris, France

Arch Otolaryngol. 1961;74(4):361. doi:10.1001/archotol.1961.00740030370001

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Abstract

The VII International Congress of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, held in Paris July 23-28, was attended by 1,644 registrants from all corners of the globe. The first of three plenary sessions opened Monday morning in the large, filled-to-capacity main auditorium of the Nouvelle Faculte de Medecine of the Sorbonne with a brief introduction by M. Sourdille to "The Pathology and Treatment of Otosclerosis Today," the subject of this session. Following the concluding remarks by L. Ruedi reminding the audience of the pioneer work of Sourdille in the fenestration operation, a spontaneous ovation to Sourdille bore witness to his great contribution.

The second plenary session on Wednesday considered "The Correlation Between Allergy and Nasal and Bronchial Affections," and the third plenary session on the last day was on "Indications and Results After Five Years of Surgery, and Combined Radiotherapy and Surgery, in the Treatment of Cancer of the Larynx and Hypopharynx."

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