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This is the official audio podcast of MED-EL. This podcast is designed as a learning tool and is a convenient way for professionals to update themselves on the new developments in hearing solutions. Join our channel and be the first to hear what we are up to.

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This is the official audio podcast of MED-EL. This podcast is designed as a learning tool and is a convenient way for professionals to update themselves on the new developments in hearing solutions. Join our channel and be the first to hear what we are up to.

    Let’s Hear Dr. Hans Thomeer - How Often Electrodes Translocate

    Let’s Hear Dr. Hans Thomeer - How Often Electrodes Translocate

    The differences between the two main types of cochlear implant electrode arrays are explained in this episode by Dr. Hans Thomeer. Specifically, how these two electrode designs and surgical approaches can affect translocation after the electrode insertion, and what might be a better option.

    • 17 min
    Let’s Hear Prof. Paul Van De Heyning - What Makes A Straight Electrode Suitable

    Let’s Hear Prof. Paul Van De Heyning - What Makes A Straight Electrode Suitable

    In this episode, Prof. Van de Heyning shares 3 harmful results which could occur when an electrode is inserted into the cochlea and how we can prevent it. He also discusses why straight electrodes are a suitable and preferable choice for robotic and CI surgery.

    • 27 min
    Let’s Hear Dr. Michael Canfarotta - How We Complete Insertion With A Long Electrode

    Let’s Hear Dr. Michael Canfarotta - How We Complete Insertion With A Long Electrode

    Dr. Michael Canfarotta explains how, in the majority of cases, the cochlear implant program in his clinic can perform full electrode insertion with the longest commercial CI electrode in the field when the individualized measurement for each cochlear duct length was accounted for.

    • 14 min
    BONEBRIDGE in Mixed Hearing Loss in Children

    BONEBRIDGE in Mixed Hearing Loss in Children

    Prof. Piotr Henryk Skarżyński, M.D., Ph.D., MSc. shares his experiences with the MED-EL’s BONEBRIDGE in children with mixed hearing loss. Indications, surgical considerations, and outcomes are covered during this episode.

    • 9 min
    BONEBRIDGE in Single-Sided Deaf Children

    BONEBRIDGE in Single-Sided Deaf Children

    Prof. Dr. Assen Koitschev shares his experiences with the MED-EL’s BONEBRIDGE in children with single-sided deafness. Indications, surgical considerations, and outcomes are discussed.

    • 10 min
    CI Technology and Music for Rehab Professionals

    CI Technology and Music for Rehab Professionals

    Daniel Hofer, Advanced Research Engineer, and Melissa Waller, audiologist in Education & Training, discuss how the unique features MED-EL’s cochlear implant technology supports music perception for CI recipients. 
    Learn more about MED-EL’s Complete Cochlear Coverage and FineHearing™ here.  

    • 11 min

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