Track 01: Scientific Sessions

• Selection criteria
• Audio-Vestibular Evaluation
• Imaging
• Controversial Indications
• Surgical Technique
• Hearing Preservation Surgery
• Challenging cases
• Different Devices
• Complications
• Revision Surgery
• Other Auditory Implants: When; Which & Why.

• Myringoplasty & Ossiculoplasty
• Cholesteatoma & Mastoid Surgery
• Stapes Surgery
• Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
• Endoscopic Ear Surgery
• Facial Nerve Palsy
• Acoustic Neuroma
• Glomus Jugulare
• Lateral Skull Base Surgery

• Auditory Evoked Potentials
• Electric ABR
• Vestibular Evaluations & Rehabilitation
• Hearing Aids
• Tinnitus
• CI Programming
• CI Electrophysiology

• CI rehabilitation Programs
• Language rehabilitation in hearing impaired children
• Language assessment of Cochlear implanted children
• Outcome of Cochlear implantation

Track 02: CI Challenges In Emerging Nations

(Special sessions which will discuss challenges regarding the CI program & how to overcome it)

  • Implementation of Neonatal hearing screening test: (Ideal Screening; Compulsory Implementation; Alternative Approaches..)

  • Awareness: How to make effective awareness(Materials; Methods..)

  • Special Causative Factors in Emerging Nations( Consanguinity; Meningitis; CMV; Ototoxic drugs…)

  • Special Diagnostic Tests (Genetic Tests; Syndromic Hearing loss detection; Imaging…)

  • Early CI implantation versus Use of Hearing Aids in Profound Hearing Loss.

  • Building CI Program in Emerging Nations

  • Vaccines with CI (Which; When….)

  • Teletherapy in Emerging Nations:
    • Remote programming
    • Remote rehabilitation

  • Training and accreditation in Emerging Nations:
    Surgeon; Audiologists and Speech Therapists

  • Possible cooperation between well-established CI Centers and newly developed one.

  • Research in CI in Emerging Nations