Endoscopic Ear Surgery – Two-day Dissection Course
Friday, October 28, 2016 – Saturday, October 29, 2016
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Endoscopic ear surgery (EES) continues to emerge as an accepted modality for management of otologic disease. Advances in endoscopic optics, instrumentation, ergonomics, and surgical technique have enabled surgeons significant advantages in visualization, access, and removal of disease with a substantial reduction in removal or disruption of healthy tissue. In many cases, the traditional postauricular approach can be avoided, with surgery being performed entirely through the ear canal.
Interest in EES is strong and rapidly growing. Our course offers a broad overview of the state of endoscopic ear surgery. Didactic sessions will cover history of EES, extensive discussion of surgical techniques with multimedia content including live surgery, and strategies for incorporating EES into practice for beginners through advanced practitioners. Hands on sessions in our state of the art temporal bone laboratory with high definition endoscopic video systems at each station will be led by our course faculty and will allow participants to experience, practice, and record endoscopic techniques developed at our institution and by surgeons from around the world.
For those participants who are registered for the observational track, review of endoscopic middle ear anatomy, case-based didactic presentations, and live endoscopic ear surgery demonstration by MEEI surgeons will be provided during the afternoon sessions.
Michael S. Cohen, MD
Daniel J. Lee, MD
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