The 3rd LION December Broadcast December 15th, 2010

The 3rd “LION in Winter” Broadcast will focus on "Ossiculoplasty: How we do it". Ten surgical techniques for ossicular chain repair will be demonstrated using different approach, technique and material.

The case presentation will soon be available for download at the LION Web site.
The 3rd “LION in Winter” Broadcast will focus on "Ossiculoplasty: How we do it". Ten surgical techniques for ossicular chain repair will be demonstrated using different approach, technique and material.

The case presentation will soon be available for download at the LION Web site http://www.lion-web.org/

The Broadcast will commence at 08:45 and finish at 17:30.
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The surgeons who will demonstrate their personal myringoplasty technique via the LION Network will be : Benoit Gratacap (Causse Ear Clinic Béziers, France), Oswaldo Laercio Cruz (Sirio-Libanese Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil), Arnaud Devèze (University Hospital Nord, Marseille, France) Wilko Grolman (University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands), Thomas Lenarz (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany), Franco Trabalzini (Azienda Ospedaliera di Siena) and Robert Vincent (Causse Ear Clinic Béziers, France).

Their demonstrations will detail the various surgical approaches (transcanal, endaural, retro-auricular) and repair techniques using several materials.

The live surgery session will be followed at 16:30 by a one-hour panel discussion.