Indonesia 2022: Retno S Wardani MD, PhD | Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital

Delegate: Retno S Wardani MD, PhD

Affiliation: Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital

Short Bio: Retno S Wardani, MD, Ph.D. is an Otorhinolaryngologist Consultant with Rhinology as the subspecialty. She finished her research for the Ph.D. degree in 2011, and since then focused on adult and pediatric rhinology, inflammation – immunology of the nose, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery for surgical intervention for any inflammatory disease of the nose, and Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery that using the nasal corridor to reach the orbit and the skull base.

Jakarta Endoscopic Ear and Sinus Surgery (JE2S) and previously Jakarta International FESS (JiFESS) course and workshop have been provided media for her satisfaction in teaching surgical techniques and its related subjects in endoscopic sinus surgery for the purpose of the rhinologists regeneration process in Indonesia.

Her growing interest in sleep medicine since 2007 has been parallel with the enjoyment of Rumi’s quote about sleep as the addition to the Islamic culture for doing a regular bi-phasic sleep to do worships with love to the Almighty. Furthermore, she has been working hard on review and research to prove her belief and hypothesis that everyone has their own appropriate sleep duration, and nasal obstruction/inflammation is preceding any pathophysiology of sleep apnea.

Activity: Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children is defined by the inability to give attention, having hyperactivity and impulsivity that disturbed a functional of daily activity in more than one situational environment.

The global prevalence of the problem is reported by more than 5% and may involve problems related to language development and intellectuality, motoric and social development, un-organized, in-comprehension, and irritability.
Early excessive screen exposure more than 2 hours per day, nasal inflammation, allergic rhinitis related to sleep apnea in children are reported as the risk factors.

A decrease of melatonin production related to blue light screen exposure in conjunction with repetitive desaturation during sleep and its sleep architecture changes may cause problems related to the spectrum of ADHD.

The webinar was organized by a collaboration of the Class of 1990 Faculty of Medicine Gadjah Mada University (Konga FK UGM ’84) and Persada Hospital, Malang, East Java.

The list of speakers is below.
Prof. Dr. dr. Tri Indah Winarni
Professor of Faculty Medicine University Diponegoro, Semarang, Central Java
Early Screen Exposure is related to Delayed Speech and Attention Deficit Disorder and Hyperactivity in Children

Dr.dr. Abdul Gofir, SpS(K),MSc.
Neurology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health University Gadjah Mada – Dr. Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta
Risk Factor of Insomnia and Sleep Problem in Children Related to Excessive Screen Exposure

Dr. Lina Fitria Astari, SpA, MBiomed
Full timer Pediatrician of Persada Hospital, Malang, East Java
Clinical manifestation and Diagnosis of ADHD – Hyperactivity and Sleep Problem in Children.

The session was moderated by Dr. Riani Indiyarti, SpS, Neurologist from Sitanala Hospital, Tangerang, West Java.

The participants of the zoom meeting were 214 physicians and medical students.
The viewer of youtube video in Konga FK UGM ’84 channel is 181 (per Thursday, 24 February 2022).


Date of Activity: 13 February 2022

Submitted by: Retno S Wardani