This course will discuss improved outcomes following cochlear implantation (CI) and the use of CI as an option for patients with single-sided deafness (SSD). Tools to determine subjective sound quality of CI will be reviewed.
Course created on August 14, 2019
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the advances in surgical technique and electrode design that have contributed to improved outcomes following CI.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the use of cochlear implantation as a rehabilitative option for patients with single-sided deafness.
- After this course, participants will be able to review the use of objective tools to determine the subjective sound quality of a cochlear implant.
|5-25 Minutes||Advances in surgical technique|
|25-35 Minutes||Improvement in electrode design|
|35-45 Minutes||Advances in CI candidacy|
|45-55 Minutes||CI for SSD|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Daniel Zeitler, MD, FACS
Dr. Daniel M. Zeitler is a board certified Neurotologist & Skull Base Surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center currently holds the Wilske Chair for Research at Virginia Mason. Dr. Zeitler graduated from Northwestern University and earned his M.D. with honors from New York University. He completed his Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery residency at New York University and a fellowship in Otology, Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery at the University of Miami Ear Institute. Dr. Zeitler has engaged in a variety of clinical and basic science research projects, has published over 40 articles and book chapters, and has presented his work at national and international meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology, and the American Neurotology Society. Dr. Zeitler’s clinical research interests are centered on cochlear implantation for single-sided deafness in children and adults and was recently awarded grant funding for his work on the “sound quality of a cochlear implant”.
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