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18. June 2024

Introducing New Project INAK at ERCD: AI System Reduces Drilling Noise to Enhance Surgical Safety

Introducing New Project INAK at ERCD: AI System Reduces Drilling Noise to Enhance Surgical Safety

The new project INAK has started at the ERCD. The goal is to develop a self-learning AI-based assistance system for ear surgery, aiming to protect patients from damage caused by noise, heat, and nerve injuries during skull bone machining operations.Read More

13. June 2024

International Master Course: "Reconstruction of the Middle Ear"

International Master Course: "Reconstruction of the Middle Ear"

Otosurgeons from around the world visited the ENT clinic last week for the 44th and 45th installation of ERCD's international master course to learn about state-of-the-art surgical techniques in middle ear reconstrustion.Read More

27. March 2024

Innovative visualization systems for head and neck surgery: "Orbeye" exoscope successfully applied

Innovative visualization systems for head and neck surgery:  "Orbeye" exoscope successfully applied

Successful test run of the "Orbeye" exoscope in ENT surgery encourages new complementary visualization concepts in head and neck surgeryRead More

26. March 2024

Advances in Middle Ear Bone Regeneration: Insights from new ERCD study

Advances in Middle Ear Bone Regeneration: Insights from new ERCD study

A new ERCD study, published in Scientific Reports, unveils significant findings on bone regeneration in the middle ear, with implications for future otological treatments.Read More

19. March 2024

World Hearing Day 2024: Educational Event at University Hospital Dresden

World Hearing Day 2024: Educational Event at University Hospital Dresden

Dresden, March 15, 2024 – As part of a global initiative by the WHO, ERCD and the ENT-HNS clinic recently hosted an event to mark World Hearing Day, focusing on the theme "Changing mindsets: Let’s make ear and hearing care a reality for all".Read More

18. March 2024

New Study Sheds Light on Ear Mechanics: The Role of Inner Ear Impedance

New Study Sheds Light on Ear Mechanics: The Role of Inner Ear Impedance

Our laboratory's recent publication offers insights into how changes in inner ear impedance affect middle ear sound transfer, particularly at higher frequencies.Read More

19. February 2024

Experience Science Up Close: Dresden Science Night at the University Hospital Dresden

Experience Science Up Close: Dresden Science Night at the University Hospital Dresden

Join us at the ENT Clinic's SCIC for the Dresden Science Night (LNDW) on June 14, 2024. Explore the latest in hearing research and rehabilitation with interactive activities and lectures at the ENT Clinic. Suitable for all ages with special programs for children. Experience the ...Read More

05. December 2023

Auditory thresholds compatible with optimal speech reception likely evolved before the human-chimpanzee split

Auditory thresholds compatible with optimal speech reception likely evolved before the human-chimpanzee split

In a new study published in Nature Scientific Reports, researchers from Dresden, Jena and South Kensington systematically measure and compare sound transmission characteristics of humans and chimpanzees.Read More

08. June 2023

International Course on Biomaterials and Techniques for Mastoid Obliteration

JUNE 8-9, 2023 - International surgeons are visiting Dresden ENT-ORL this week for an advanced course on scientific and clinical evidence in using alloplastic and autologous bone replacements.Read More

02. March 2023

World Hearing Day 2023

World Hearing Day 2023

Ear and hearing care for all! Let's make it a reality.Read More

21. February 2023

Kick-Off-Meeting ‚Pitch Pins‘ [EKFZ] - Multiple electrode array for cochlea implants

Kick-Off-Meeting ‚Pitch Pins‘ [EKFZ] - Multiple electrode array for cochlea implants

ERCD teams up with ITM researchers to develop textile-based next generation multi-electrode arrays for cochlear implants, two year proof-of-concept project funded by Else Kröner-Fresenius-Center for Digital Health (EKFZ).Read More

14. October 2022

A new validation range for temporal bone experiments

A new validation range for temporal bone experiments

ERCD-led international research team publishes unified database and methods for evaluating sound transmission in temporal bone experimentsRead More

28. April 2022

ERCD scientists Prof. Zahnert and Prof. Neudert join international expert panel in consensus statement on active implants for hearing loss

The new Consensus Statement on Bone Conduction Devices and Active Middle Ear Implants in Conductive and Mixed Hearing Loss takes into account the positions and experience of ENT specialists, audiologists, health-policy scientists, and hearing tech companies. For the first time, ...Read More

19. April 2022

International Tympanoplasty Course Dresden 2022 announced

International Tympanoplasty Course Dresden 2022 announced

ERCD is proud to announce the 2022 Advanced Course of Tympanoplasty, which will be held at the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. This year marks the 41st and 42nd installments of the internationally renowned Dresden masterclass in two three-day courses between ...Read More

31. January 2022

ERCD recommends: Systematic review and meta-analysis of audiological and patient-reported outcomes with the VIBRANT SOUNDBRIDGE active middle ear implant

New Whitepaper covers extensive research on the of the world's most successful active middle ear implantRead More

06. January 2022

Bio-Compatible Sensor for Middle Ear Pressure Monitoring on a Bio-Degradable Substrate

Bio-Compatible Sensor for Middle Ear Pressure Monitoring on a Bio-Degradable Substrate

PITROS applies the highly promising, novel technology of resorbable organic sensors to the pressing medical issue of hearing disorders due to unregulated pressure in the middle ear. In a recently published paper, scientists from ERCD and the Institute of Applied Physics (IAP) at ...Read More

08. December 2021

ERCD researchers finalists in AiF Otto von Guericke Award 2021

ERCD researchers finalists in AiF Otto von Guericke Award 2021

Biomimetic Long-Term Resorbable Tympanic Membrane Implant - ERCD research team among top 3 finalist nominees at the 25th Otto von Guericke Award of the AiF 2021Read More