This course will introduce the Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS), a new technique for placing bone anchored hearing implants. The course will go through the background, how this surgery is performed, and what the patient benefits are.
Course created on December 15, 2015
- After this course learners will be able to describe the advantages of the MIPS technique.
- After this course learners will be able to describe characteristics of the most suitable patients for the MIPS procedure.
- After this course learners will be able to list the steps of performing MIPS.
|5-10 Minutes||Bone anchored hearing implants: Indications and benefits|
|10-20 Minutes||Background and the new MIPS surgical components|
|20-30 Minutes||MIPS video|
|30-40 Minutes||Pre-clinical results from MIPS development|
|40-55 Minutes||Clinical results from first evaluation|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Marcus Holmberg, PhD
Senior Director of Product Management & Clinical Affairs
Marcus Holmberg, PhD, is a Senior Director of Product Management & Clinical Affairs at Oticon Medical. Marcus and his team are responsible for the product roadmap, clinical research, and training for bone-anchored hearing systems. He has an engineering background and carried out his doctoral research on models of speech encoding in the inner ear and auditory brainstem. Prior to joining Oticon Medical, Marcus worked with “hearables”, as well as developing and testing the audiology of high-end hearing aids at Oticon. Marcus is based in Gothenburg, Sweden.
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