ENT World Congress: Deafness, a key concern for the WHO

ENT World Congress

Conferences related to this subject during the ENT World Congress in Paris:

In the WHO sessions, you will find out more about how it promotes ear and hearing care through preventive and therapeutic measures. Sunday, June 25, 15h, Bordeaux Amphitheatre

A consensus conference is devoted to sudden hearing loss. It will present current “state-of-knowledge” and new therapeutic approaches. Wednesday, June 27, 8h30, Bordeaux Amphitheatre, OT ICONO 01

Deafness caused by genetic disorders is a very important topic because, thanks to the identification of the genes responsible, the scientifi c community has acquired a better understanding of the inner ear. During this round table, leading experts will share their thoughts on the matter. Wednesday, June 28, 9h30, OT RT 03

Advances in hearing aid technologies. Connectivity, connected devices, signal processing, noise reduction systems: hearing what you want to hear. Sunday, June 25 8h30, room 352b AU KL 03 Wednesday June 28 15h, (French) OAV KL08

Counseling patients in the choice between hearing aid vs. surgical rehabilitation. Sunday, June 25, 9h30, room 342B, AU RT 02

Technological advances in the management of singlesided hearing loss through innovations in the signal transmission of CROS systems and the benefi ts of hearing implants (see: cochlear implants) Monday, June 26 8h30, room 342B, AU KL07 Monday, June 26 11h, room 342A, AU SYMPO 04

Objective auditory testing: central plasticity and aural rehabilitation. Innovations in the use of EAPs and other technologies, such as PET technologies. Sunday, June 25 16h30, room 343, AU SYMPO 02

The impact of hearing loss on cognition and dementia. There seems to be a strong correlation between these phenomena. Franck Lin will present his research in this area. Sunday, June 25 14h30, room Maillot, OT KL 06

New findings on presbycusis, advances in genetic research and the development in knowledge of physiopathology offer a better understanding of degenerative aspects. Moreover, today’s increasingly connected world and the emergence of new communication modes require a new approach to personalized prevention plans based on what we do for our jobs and leisure activities. A significant topic, studied with a very pragmatic approach. Saturday, June 24 14h30, room 342B, AU SYMPO 03

Semicircular canal dehiscence is a diffi cult condition to diagnose. Experts will present their point of view as well as the advantages and disadvantages of available surgical techniques. Tuesday, June 27 8h30, room 34,3 OT CONTRO 07

Tinnitus is a complex symptom, however, thanks to recent advances, solutions are available, with 5 sessions on different approaches adapted to the patient: hearing aids, psychology, therapy. Feedback on the TINNET COST Action created to support fundamental research on tinnitus in Europe, focusing on the pathophysiology and its management. Saturday, June 24 15h, room 343 AU KL2 (hyperacusis) Monday, June 26 9h30, room 342b AU RT03 (research network TINNET) Tuesday, June 27 16h30, Bordeaux Amphitheatre (pulsatile tinnitus) Wednesday, June 28 8h30, room 342b, OT RT16 (tinnitus and deafness) Wednesday, June 28 15h, room 351 (French) OAV-RT01 (sound therapy)

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By Dr. Elisabeth Mamelle, AP-HP, GH Pitié-Salpétriere, Oto-rhino-laryngology department, Unit of Otology, Auditory Implants and Skull Base Surgery, Paris, France, and member of the SFORL.