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Topics include, but are not limited to:
Rib graft reconstruction
Polyethelyne (Medpor) implant reconstruction
Construction of the ear canal (Canalplasty or Atresia Repair)
Middle ear functional reconstruction (repair of middle ear bones)
Bone Conduction Hearing Aids
BAHA (Bone Anchored Hearing Aids)
For your reference, some acronyms used in the group:
UMA:unilateral microtia and atresia
RMA: right microtia and atresia (ie. unilateral on right side)
LMA: left microtia and atresia (ie. unilateral on left side)
BMA: Bilateral Microtia and Atresia
BAHA: Bone Anchored Hearing Aid
BCHA: Bone Conduction Hearing Aid
HFM: hemifacial microsomia
TCS: Treacher Collins Syndrome
HOH: Hard of Hearing
DHH: Deaf/Hard of Hearing
ASL: American Sign Language
BOR: Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome
ABR: Auditory Brainstem Response (same as BAER)
BAER: Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (same as ABR)
BTE: Behind The Ear (As in BTE Hearing Aids)
- Oct 15, 2001
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