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Reconstruction of the middle ear 2024

Reconstruction of the middle ear 2024

International hands-on course            May 22nd - 24th and 26th - 28th

Uniklinikum Dresden, Clinic of ORL

Tolle Beschriftung aber wirklich sehr lange Beschriftung die auch gerne mal über mehrere Zeilen gehen kann. Dafür muss aber wirklich viel geschrieben werden.

  • Watch the operations live in the operating room
    • Tympanoplasty
    • Stapesplasty
  • Discuss the surgical procedure on site with the surgeon and colleagues from other hospitals


Get an overview about the biomechanics of the middle ear.

Learn more about surgical techniques for the different operation types and get tips and tricks from our experienced surgeons.

The following topics will be discussed:

  • Tympanoplasty techniques
  • Stapesplasty techniques
  • Vibroplasty techniques
  • Functional evaluation

hands on

  • Techniques for reconstruction of the ossicular chain, with acoustic feedback
    • Tympanoplasty techniques
    • Handling of prostheses
  • Monitoring of drilling induced noise
    • Online estimation of the equivalent sound pressure level during drilling and simultaneous feedback for the surgeon
    • Get to know how the induced noise can be affected by changing the type, pressure and speed of the drill
  • Cartilage slicing
    • Cutting of cartilages, techniques for tympanic membrane reconstruction
    • cartilage shoe manufacturing for TORP reconstruction
  • Tremormeasurement
    • Check your hand tremor at different conditions
  • Tympanoplasty training model
    • Partial reconstruction of the ossicular chain with titanium clip prosthesis and tympanoplasty


 social events

  • Get some impressions of Dresden at a guided city tour
  • Have a dinner at Castle Eckberg