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Organizing Committee

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Claudia Schweiger

MD, PhD. Pediatric ENT
Hospital de ClĂ­nicas de Porto Alegre
Brazil

Pediatric Otolaryngologist

Director of the Pediatric Otolaryngology Division of Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre
Associate Professor – Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (Post-Graduation Course in Pediatrics - PPGSCA)
President of the State Committee of Pediatric Otolaryngology – Sociedade Gaúcha de Pediatria (SBP-RS)

Training:

Medical School: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (1999-2004)
Residency: Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (2005-2008)
Fellowship: Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre (2008-2009)
Master’s Degree: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2009)
PhD: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2015)
Research Fellowship: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (2016-2017)
Certification: USMLE I, Cincinnati (2017); USMLE II, Cincinnati (2017)
Post-Doctorate: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (2018)

Last 2 years’ publications:

  1. Pio L, Schweiger C, Rutter MJ, Varela P, Torre M, Maunsell RC, Penchyna J, Ferrari A. Pediatric Airway Tumors: a report from the International Network of Pediatric Airway Teams (INPAT). Laryngoscope 2019.
  2. Wilcox L, Hart CK, deAlarcon A, Schweiger C, Peddireddy N, Tabangin M, Rutter MJ. Growth and management of repaired complete tracheal rings after slide tracheoplasty. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2019.
  3. Royer C, Rabaioli L, Guerra V, Manica D, Schweiger C, Sbruzzi G. Efficacy of bilevel ventilatory support in the treatment of stable patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome: systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep Medicine 2019;53:153-164.
  4. Maunsell RC, Schweiger C, Manica D, Sekine L, Lubianca JF, Avelino MG. Revealing the needs of children with tracheostomies. European Annals of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Head and Neck Diseases 2018;135:S93-S97.
  5. Manzini M, Schweiger C, Manica D, Marostica PJC. Sinonasal computed tomography in pediatric cystic fibrosis: do we know the indications? Int Journal Ped Otorhinolaryngol 2018;113:204-207.
  6. Wenzel AM, Schweiger C, Manica D, Sekine L, Kuhl G, Carvalho PRA, Marostica PJC. Impact of balloon laryngoplasty on management of acute subglottic stenosis. European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology 2018;275:2325-2331.
  7. Costa AL, Manica D, Schweiger C, Kuhl G, Sekine L, Fagondes SC, Collares MV, Marostica PJC. The effect of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on airway obstruction and polysomnographic parameters in children with Robin sequence. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2018;43:1343-1347.
  8. Schweiger C, Hart CK, Tabangin ME, Cohen AP, Roetting NJ, deAlarcon A. Impact of Balloon Diameter on Dilation Outcomes in a Model of Rabbit Subglottic Stenosis. Laryngoscope 2018.
  9. Schweiger C, Hart CK, Tabangin ME, Cohen AP, Roetting NJ, DeMarcantonio M, Becker E, Ward JA, deAlarcon A. Development of a Survival Animal Model for Subglottic Stenosis. Laryngoscope 2018.
  10. Varela P, Torre M, Schweiger C, Nakamura H. Congenital Tracheal Malformations. Pediatric Surgery International 2018;34(7):701-713.
  11. Wilcox L, Hart CK, deAlarcon A, Schweiger C, Peddireddy N, Tabangin M, Rutter MJ. Unrepaired complete tracheal rings: natural history and management considerations. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018;158(4):729-735. 
  12. Manica D, Schweiger C, Sekine L, Fagondes SC, Kuhl G, Collares MV, Marostica PJC. Association of polysomnographic parameters with clinical symptoms severity grading in Robin sequence patients: a cohort nested cross-sectional study. Sleep Medicine 2018;43:96-99.
  13. Manica D, Schweiger C, Sekine L, Fagondes SC, Kuhl G, Collares MV, Marostica PJC. Diagnostic Accuracy of Current Glossoptosis Classification Systems: a cohort nested cross-sectional study. Laryngoscope 2018;128(2):502-508.