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Microtia Ear Surgery and Bone Anchored Hearing Devices

Course: #25106Level: Intermediate1 Hour 269 Reviews
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The three primary options for Microtia reconstruction (Medpor, Rib cartilage graft and prosthetic ear) will be reviewed including the advantages and disadvantages of each. Options for bone anchored hearing devices (both percutaneous and transcutaneous) and how they can be integrated with surgical ear reconstruction will be discussed. A recent technique for combining the Medpor ear reconstruction with a bone anchored device in a single outpatient surgery will be presented.

Course created on December 12, 2014

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.1 Intermediate; ACAud/1.0; BAA/1.0; CAA/1.0; Calif SLPAB/1.0; IHS/1.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/1.0; NZAS/1.0; SAC/1.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of the different types of surgical ear reconstruction for Microtia.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to explain the timing and options for Microtia surgery and bone anchored hearing devices.
  • checkmarkParticipants will be able to describe the technique of combining ear reconstruction and a bone anchored device in a single outpatient surgery.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Intro to Treatment Options for Microtia
5-10 Minutes Advantages and Disadvantages of Auricular Prosthesis
10-20 Minutes Advantages and Disadvantages of Rib Cartilage Graft Ear Surgery
20-35 Minutes Advantages and Disadvantages of Medpor Ear Surgery
35-40 Minutes Timing of Bone Anchored implants and ear reconstruction surgery
40-50 Minutes Difference between Transcutaneous and Percutaneous Bone Anchored Implants
50-55 Minutes New Technique: Medpor ear reconstruction with a bone anchored device in a single outpatient surgery
55-60 Minutes QA

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Presenter Disclosure: Sheryl Lewin, MD: Financial: Sheryl Lewin is a paid guest presenter for Oticon Medical. Non-Financial: Dr. Lewin founded a non-profit medical charity, Earicles-Miracles for Ears.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Oticon Medical in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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