Current Concepts in CI

Posted by 616 on November 2, 2017

Current Concepts in CI

Nov 02nd - All Day
Nov 03rd - All Day

Day One

 Timings

Topics

Presenters

12.30

Arrival and Lunch

13.30

Welcome

Jes Olsen, Denmark

13.40

Objectives of the meeting

David Morris and

Anirvan Banerjee

Session 1: The CI Electrode

Chair, Joseph Toner, UK

Adding insult to injury. What is the immune response to cochlear implantation and does it matter?

Carl Veschuur, UK

Perfect positioning. Why all the fuss?

Dan Gnansia, France

Debate

MOTION: This house believes that electrode design has a crucial bearing on patient performance

For the Motion - electrode design is key to performance and why

Against the Motion - most modern implants are very similar with little benefit to their differences, other than marketing advantage and jockeying for market share

For the Motion

Ed Overstreet, USA

Against the Motion

Chris Coulson, UK

 

Debate and Voting

15.30

Break

16.00

Session 2: Improving Outcomes

Chair, Richard Irving, UK

Can new technology help CI patients in noisy situations?

Michel Hoen, France

Implanting the Octogenarian. Worthwhile or folly?

Neil Donnelly, UK

What is the therapeutic potential of near-infrared light technology?

Prof Dan Jiang, UK

One of each. Optimising Bimodal Fitting

Alison Stone, UK

Meaningful Outcome measures in CI. Are we looking at the right things?

17.00             End day one

James Tysome, UK

 

         

 

 

Day two

Topics

Presenters

08:30

Questions

Prof David Morris

& Anirvan Banerjee

08:45

Session 1: Expanding Criteria,

Chair, Prof David Morris

Canada

CI for longstanding SSD – They said it wouldn’t work

Gemma Mole, UK

XDP & Voiceguard Upgrade of patients from the 1990’s, do they like it?

Naomi Coutts, UK

SSD implantation and asymmetric HL

Kari Smilsky, Canada

Canada Calling! CI and phone use, the Ottawa experience

Dr David Schramm, Canada

Listening effort with CI

Priya Carling, UK

Q&A

10.15

Break

10.30

Session 2: Rehabilitation

Chair, Anirvan Banerjee

Ear Foundation update including new innovations in rehabilitation

Melanie Gregory, UK

CI Assessment Beyond Speech Perception Scores. 

Tracy Wright, UK

Impact of auditory training on adult CI users

Karen MacIver-Lux, Canada

AV UK update

Noel Kenely, UK

Q&A

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Session 3: Improving Clinical Outcomes

Chair, David Schramm, Canada

implantation of subjects with partial hearing

Marsha Jenkins, UK

BrainHearing ™

Michel Hoen, France

Making our case / How we achieved or improved candidacy guidelines for patients in Sweden

Wael Alian, Sweden

CI for Tinnitus - Expanding Criteria

Prof Christophe Vincent, France

Who turned down whom? Candidacy selection in children referred to the British Columbia Children’s Hospital

Dr Frederick Kozak, Canada

Q&A

14:30

Break

15:00

Love & Hate

15:30

16:00

Summary

End day two

       

 

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