"The 48th Annual Meeting of the Japan Rhinologic Society" Offical Homepage was opened to the public.

 General Information;

Dates: October 1-3,2009
Venue: Shimane,Japan
Hall: Shimane Prefectural Assembly Hall
158 Tono-machi,Matue-shi,Shimane 690-0887,Japan

 Dear Friends and Members for KRS ;

On behalf of the Japan Rhinologic Society, it is our great pleasure to announce you of the 48th annual meeting for Japan Rhinologic Society, which will be held on October 1st ~3rd 2009, in Matsue city, Shimane, Japan. We would like to welcome you all pariticipating with our meeting with a long history in Rhinology field. We are very much thankful to the Korean Rhinologic Society, for accepting our cordial invitation to contribute to the 48th annual meeting.

For the last three years, an exchange program between KRS and JRS has been successfully continued with various activities and they have been working so nicely to get together with each other. On this occasion, we would like to extend our relationship, employing with fruitful discussions what will be an interesting, instructive and up-to-date programme that covers all aspects of our speciality.

And more extensively, we would like to welcome a number of active participants from asian countries, with setting up international sessions at the latter part during the congress period. Therefore, if you may have any concern with our academic programme, please encourage your colleagues to come and contribute to it.

On the final day, October 3rd, Saturday , international sessions including luncheon Seminar will be managed in English. So, we may anticipate as many as oversea participants with their presentations and hopefully all our exchanging activities will develop so far to this end.

Looking forward to seeing you in Shimane this autumn.

Sincerely yours,

Hiroshi Takenaka, MD,PhD, chairman of JRS,

Hideyuki Kawauchi,MD,DMSc, president for 48th annual meeting

 Congress Venue;

Shimane Prefectural Assembly Hall

Shimane Prefectural Assembly Hall occupies a unique position just along Matsue Castle, located in central part of Matsue city, capital of Shimane prefecture, where you can find so many sightseeing spots (museum, fogelpark, samurai houses and so on) and beautiful scenary with Lake Shinji. We are very proud of possessing so many historical places herein Shimane such as Izumo shrine with 2000 year's history and also Iwami silver mountain, being registered as one of world heritages.

So, you can of course focus on your academic sessions, but also enjoy your relaxing time to visit amazing spots. Surely you can experience different wings of the ancient Japanese manners and customs and cultures here. More conveniently , we are very near to the Korea, and we regularly have a direct flight between Seoul Incheon intl. airport and Yonago airport, neighbouring Tottori prefecture at the weekend. So, KRS members will purchase Friday ticket to come and Sunday ticket to go back. You can access to the following homepage address; for your reference of Matsue city , Shimane prefecture and its surroundings.

 Special program and plenary sessions;

Ocotober 1st , Thursday afternoon

Basic Research Conference :
Treatment strategy for downregulating sinonasal inflammation -in relation to
Toll-like receptor-
Chair: Profs. Tetsuo Himi and Kazuhiko Takeuchi

Clinical Research Conference:
Treatment option of persistent inflammation and neoplasm arising from nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses - pharmaceutical treatment and/or surgical intervention-
Chair: Profs. Tamotsu Harada and Nobuetsu Kamata

Sattelite symposium sponsored by Shering-Plaugh
Pharmaceutical treatments for downregulating sinonasal persistent inflammation
- effectiveness and limitation -
Chair: Profs. Hiroshi Takenaka and Shigeharu Fujieda
Speakers: Profs. Claus Bachert, Yukiko Iino, Junichi Ishitoya
commentator : prof. Wang from Singapole

Ocotober 2nd Friday
Morning conference 7:30-8:30
(1) Allergic rhinitis and surgical intervention
(2) Clinical trial of new medicine for allergic rhinitis

8:30 opening remark

8:40-8:55 JRS president's official speech by Prof. Hiroshi Takenaka

9:00-11:00 free paper session ( pararell sessions :5 conference room)

11:00-12:00 Invited lecture by Prof. Tomothy F Murphy (plenary session)

12:00-12:50 Luncheon Seminar '( 3 different invited lecture)
Lecturers: Prof. Shin-ichi Haruna, Dokkyo univ. :ESS and pitfall
     Prof. Yuichiro Kamikawa, Dokkyo univ.: antihistamine and
adverse events
Prof. Koichiro Asano, Keio univ. : Leukotriene antagonists and
its clinical pharmacology

13:00-13:30 Business meeting for JRS members

13:30-14:00 Award presentations and state of art

14:00-14:45 Special lecture by Shunkichi Baba (Nagoya Boston Museum)
How have been the art expressing human bodies ?

14:50-16:20 Symposium on Olfactory function -updated treatment strategies based on regenerative biology-
Prof. Takaki Miwa and Ken-ichi Mibu

16:30-18:00 free paper session (5 conference room)

18:10 Limousine transportation to Ichibata Hotel

18:30-19:30 Sunset conference entitled with functional foods and allergy
Chair: Profs. Ogino and Enomoto

19:30-21:00 Get Together Party

October 3rd Saturday

Invited lecture from Korean Rhinologic Society    8:00〜9:00
Inverted Papilloma of the Sinonasal Cavity: The Surgical Strategy of Endoscopic Management Based on the Site of Attachment ※
Chair :
Yuichi Kurono, Kagoshima University
Speakers : Hwan-Jung Roh
Department of ORL-HNS, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, Korea

Room 2「Middle Hall」

International Session I
(Panel Discussion on Immunotherapy)
Chair : Yoshihiro Ohashi (Acti Osaka), Atsushi Yuta (Mie University)

1. Sublingual Immunotherapy ※
De-Yun Wang
National University of Singapore

2. Sublingual immunotherapy induces regulatory function of CD4+CD25+ T cells of CLN in murine allergic rhinitis model ※
Kaoru Goda
Shimane University

3. Sublingual Immunotherapy for Japanese Cedar Pollinosis
-Clinical efficacy and immunological modification in induced regulatory T cells- ※
Atsushi Yuta
Mie University

International Session II       9:00〜10:00

Chair : Seiji Kishimoto (Tokyo dental & Medical University),
    Kwang-Moon Kim(Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea)

1Department of Otolaryngology, Second Hospital, Fujita Health University
○ Kenji SUZUKI1,Toshiyuki FUJISAWA1

97. -Balloon Sinuplasty- The experience of the new sinus surgery technique & consideration ※
1Department of Otolaryngology and Head and neck surgery, Kansai Medical University

98. Endoscopic sinus surgery for the antrochoanal polyp originated from the anterior maxillary sinus, using a 135。 reflective CO2 Laser ※
1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kurume University, Kurume, Japan 2Sato Clinic & Hospital
Kiminori SATO1,Tadashi NAKASHIMA1

99. Cranionasal resection of olfactory neuroblastoma with an aid of nasal endoscope ※
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University 2Department of Head and Neck, Cancer Institute Ariake Hospital 3Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

International Session III       10:00〜11:00
Chair : Yu-ichi Majima (Ise Muncipal Hospital),
    Sung Wan Kim(Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea)

100. Three dimensional classification of nasal septum deviation and its surgical indication for septorhinoplasty ※
1Department of Otolaryngology, Osaka Dental University
○ Yukiko HAMAMOTO1, Nobuo KUBO1

101. Does anatomical variations of middle turbinate influence the nasal septal deviation and paranasal sinus disease? ※
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Konkuk University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
○Jin Kook Kim1, Jae Hoon Cho1, Yong Soo Chung1

102. Multisession Cyberknife radiosurgery for the treatment of advanced-stage Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma ※
1Cyberknife Center of Tokyo, Japanese Red Cross Society, Medical Center 2Department of Neurosurgery, Mitsui Memorial Hospital
○Shinichiro MIYAZAKI1,Yutaka TAKUSAGAWA2

103. Experience of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for children ※
1Department of Otolaryngology, Fukui Saiseikai Hospital 2Department of Otolaryngology, School of Medicine, Kanazawa University
TOSHIYUKI HORIKAWA1,Shinji Tatsutomi2,Tomokazu Yoshizaki2

International Session IV       11:00〜11:45
Chair : Tatsuya Yamasoba (Tokyo University) ,
    Tae Young Jang(Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea)

104. The Role of Acoustic rhinometry in Nasal provocation test ※
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea
Tae Young Jang1

105. Regulation of MUC5AC by Hypoxia in Human Airway Epithelia ※
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 2The Airway Mucus Institute, 3Research Center for Human Natural Defense System (RCHNDS), 4BK21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Chang-Hoon Kim, MD, PhD1,2, Jeung-Gweon Lee, MD, PhD1,2 and Joo-Heon Yoon, MD, PhD1,2,3,4

106. The association of bronchial asthma, eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis and eosinophilic otitis media as "one air way, one disease" ※
1Department of Otolaryngology, Yokohama City University Medical Center 2Department of Biology and Function in the Head and Neck, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine
Mariko KAWAKAMI1,Junichi ISHITOYA1,Yasunori SAKUMA1,Osamu SHIONO1,Toshio KAWANO1,Masanori KOMATSU2,Mamoru TSUKUDA2

12:00-12:50 Luncheon Seminar (three different lectures delivered in English)
Lecturers : Prof. Hiroshi Kiyono, Tokyo Univ. : Mucosal immunology updates
  Prof. Kazuhiko Yanai, Tohoku univ. antihistamine and CNS effect
  Prof. Koichi Tomoda: ESS with navigation -fundamental and expertize-

13:00-14:00 Special lecture by Miss Yoshiko Sakurai
Title : How do we really internationalize ourselves as Japanese citizens ?

14:00-15:30 International symposium
The role of mucin in the pathogenesis of sinonasal inflammation.
Chair: Profs. Shimizu and Yoon

International Session V        15:30〜16:30
Chair : Yoshitaka Okamoto (Chiba University),
   Sea-Yuong Jeon(Gyeong-Sang National University Hospital, Jinju, Korea)

180. Effect of the Early Treatment on QOL of patients with Cedar Pollinosis. ※
1Department of Otolaryngology, Yamagata University, School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan 2Department of Otolaryngology, Yamagata Prefectural Kahoku Hospital 3Department of Otolaryngology, Nippon Medical School

1Department of ORL-HNS, Kyunhee University, School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
SY Shin, KH Lee, SW Kim, JS Cho

182. Radiologic features of non-invasive fungal sinusitis (mycetoma) ※
1Department of Otorh inolaryngology 2The Airway Mucus Institute 3Research Center for Human Natural Defense System (RCHNDS) 4BK21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
○ Young-Joon Seo1, Chang-Hoon Kim1,2, Jeung-Gweon Lee1,2, Joo-Heon Yoon1,2,3,4

1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Gyeong-Sang National University Hospital, Jinju, Korea
Sea-Yuong Jeon1, Roza Khalmuratova1, Dae Woo Kim1

International Session VI        16:30〜17:15
Chair : Nobuo Ohta (Yamagata University),
    Chang-Hoon Kim(Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea)

184. The Effect of Self-IgG on Basophil-function in Japanese Cedar Pollinosis ※
1Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Fukui
Takechiyo Yamada1,Seita Kubo1,Hideyuki Yamamoto1,Masafumi Sakashita1,Dai Suzuki1,
Shigeharu Fujieda1

1Deaprtment of ORL-HNS, School of Medicine, Kyunghee University, Seoul, Korea
SW Kim1, C Kwon1, SY Shin1, KH Lee1, JS Cho1

186. The effects of Asian sand dust phenomenon on allergic rhinitis ※
1Sato ENT Clinic
Tatsuaki Sato1


Free papers at the international sessions will be welcome with the following theme; *Management of inflammatory disorder and tumor extended to the anterior skull base and * reality of the paradigm “one airway, one disease “.

However, oversea participants from Korea or asian countries can submit oral presentations with any issues in the rhinology field.

Oversea participants may have a contact with prof. Kawauchi, to ask an invitation letter in case they need.
E-mail address :

 Abstract submission;


Abstracts may only be submitted by authors who have registered through the Congress Secretariat, which is shown in the followings. You can access to the 48th JRS annual meeting website and see how to complete your pre-registration and submit your presentations as well as how to access Shimane and hotel accommodation.
It is certainly understood that abstracts by authors who have not registered cannot be accepted.
After we receive your abstract, we can sooner respond to you in order to help your visit Shimane.

Sample Abstract
Abstract will be prepared as a A4 size one page abstract form with your title, authors, affiliation, and content of your presentation. It should be very simple for better understanding and easy to read.

Registration_Form .docx (Word 2007)
Registration_Form .doc (Word 2003)

Online Abstract Submission

If, for some valid reason, you are unable to submit in the above format or encounter any problems with your online abstract submission through E-mail addresses with your abstract, please make a contact with congress secretariat.
Congress secretariat :
Department of Otorhinolaryngology,
Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University
89-1 Enya-cho, IZUMO city, Shimane Prefecture,
Phone: +81 853-20-2273(secretary) or 2272 (kawauchi)
Fax: +81 853-20-2271
E-mail address: or

Abstracts will be published as an Abstract Book in a supplement of Japanese Journal for JRS.

 Registration Information;

Please fill in one congress registration form per delegate and accompanying person if any.

You will receive a personalized badge when collecting your registration documents on the registration desk, if you have done early bird registration. During the Congress, this badge must be clearly visible at all the times, as it grants access to the Scientific Sessions and the Commercial Exhibition.

Registration fee: 13.000 ( thirteen thousands ) Japanese Yen.
You can pay your registration fee at the registration desk when you arrive at congress site.

(Members, Non-Members, Trainees)

* Admission to all scientific session
* Admission to poster- and commercial exhibition
* Conference materials (congress bag, final programme, abstract volume, badge)
* Coffee breaks
* Get together party for all participants on October 2nd, Friday night at Hotel Ichibata
* Bus Excursion to the IZUMO shrine, or Adachi Museum
* Free Access to Morning Seminar and Luncheon Seminar
As soon as the Organising Secretariat has received your registration and abstract submisison, a letter of confirmation will be sent to you. Confirmations will be e-mailed if an e-mail address is correctly provided on the registration form. This option is highly recommended as it helps avoiding time consuming correspondence.


Thursday, October 1st , 2009: 10:00 - 19:00
Friday, October 2nd, 2009: 07:30 - 18:00
Saturday, October 3rd 2009: 07:30 - 15:00

Secretariat for The 48th Annual Meeting of the Japan Rhinologic Society.
Congress secretariat :
Department of Otorhinolaryngology,
Faculty of Medicine, Shimane University
89-1 Enya-cho, IZUMO city, Shimane Prefecture,
Phone: +81 853-20-2273(secretary) or 2272 (kawauchi)
Fax: +81 853-20-2271
E-mail address:

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