17 - 20 May 2017



Osseo 2017

6th International Congress on



Overview electronic E-posters

P01 Short-term results with the external Button Audioprocessor (BAP) on the full implantable hearing device Carina G4.
Thomas Giere, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany

P02 The fully implantable Cochlear™ Carina® System: our experience
Rui Pratas, CUF Porto Hospital, Portugal

P03 Children with Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA) due to various acquired and congenital ear malformations
Maciej Mrowka, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland

P04 Improving the patient pathway for adults with CSOM: removing barriers & avoiding vicious cycles
Catherine George, Cochlear Europe Ltd., United Kingdom

P05 Improvement of the Speech Recognition and Sound Location Ability in the Unilateral Microtia and Aural  Atresia Patients with Softband Bone-Anchored Hearing Devices
Yibei Wang, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

P06 The Staged Functional and Aesthetic Reconstruction of Bilateral Microtia-atresia Patients with Bonebridge
Xinmiao Fan, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

P07 Osteointegrated implants, our experience in the clinics hospital "José De San Martín” between 2013 and 2016
Mirta Sterin, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Argentina

P08 Bone conductive devices – World Hearing Center experience
Piotr Skarzynski, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland

P09 Different bone conductive implants in different clinical situations
Piotr Skarzynski, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland

P10 Subjective and objective evaluation of hearing with Baha Attract system
Piotr Skarzynski, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland

P11 Comparing the performance of a bone anchored hearing devices pre-operatively on soft band to post-operatively on abutment
Domenico Cuda, Guglielmo da Saliceto Hospital, Italy

P12 Clinical Evaluation of Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant Stability using the Advanced System for Implant Stability Testing (ASIST)
Gary Faulkner, Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Canada

P13 Home based trial for SSD Candidates with Baha device prior to implantation
Eulalia Juan, Hospital Son Llàtzer, Spain

P14 Systematic Review on the Trial Period for Bone Conduction Devices in Single-Sided Deafness: Rates and Reasons for Rejection
Anne Wendrich, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands

P15 Bone conduction hearing devices, our 2 first years experience in Hospital General Mateu Orfila
Natàlia Bejarano-Panadés, Hospital Mateu Orfila, Spain

P16 Healthy ears and auditory health: the role of awareness and alternative auditory rehabilitation
Panos Dimitriadis, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, United Kingdom

P17 Early Surgical and Clinical Outcomes with an Active Transcutaneous Bone Conduction Implant
Nael Shoman, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

P18 Horizontal Sound Localization Accuracy in Individuals with Conductive Hearing Loss – Effects of the Bone Conduction Implant 
Filip Asp, Chalmers, Sweden

P19 Our Experience of MIPS
Junaid Hanif, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, United Kingdom

P21 Evaluation of the Baha 5 SuperPower Sound Processor for Bone-Anchored Hearing
Arjan Bosman, Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands

P22 Evaluation of the Ponto 3 Superpower Sound Processor for Bone-Anchored Hearing
Arjan Bosman, Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands

P23 Comparison of two bone-anchored hearing aid systems: Baha Attract vs Baha Connect – own experience
Tomasz Pychynski, Regional Hospital, Poland

P24 Bonebridge implantation in adults and children: preoperative computer assisted 3D planning for surgical placement and audiological outcome
IngmarSeiwerth, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

P25 Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implantation in type III Osteogenesis imperfecta 
Miguel Coutinho, Hospital Lusíadas Porto, Portugal

P26 Performance of a future transcutaneous bone conduction implant measured as mechanical vibrations
Erik Renvall, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sweden

P27 A Minimally Invasive Technique for the Implantation of Bone Anchored Auditory Devices
Harold Kim, NW Ear Institute, USA

P28 Evaluation of a new pathway for bone conducted sound via the fixation system of an acoustic hearing implant
Christiane D'hondt, Cochlear Technology Centre Belgium, Belgium

P29 Do patients report quality of life improvements after fitting of their unilateral Bone anchored hearing device?
Sheneen Meghji, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, United Kingdom

P30 BAHA Attract in 14 pediatric patients: outcome and complications
Oliver Haag, Sant Joan De Deu Hospital, Spain

P31 A prospective study of radio frequency assessment (RFA) in bone anchored hearing aids
Ajinkya Kelkar, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, United Kingdom

P32 Cognitive capabilities in severely hearing impaired older adults using the RBANS-H (Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status adjusted for Hearing impaired individuals) 
Annes Claes, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium

P33 A comparison between Samba speech processor and the precursors AP404/Amadé for the Vibrant Soundbridge
Denise Zimmermann, Medical School Hannover, Germany

P34 Nurse-lead BAHS Fixture-site management utilising the Tullamore treatment algorithm within a Nursing Model
Theresa Frawley, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Ireland

P36 Associations of Pre-surgical CT properties of the temporal bone and ISQ measurements in Bone Anchored Hearing Implants: an explorative study
Tim Calon, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherland

P37 SSD: longitudinal BAHS usage: Do patients tell the truth?
Niamh Flanagan, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Ireland

P38 Audiological experiences with bone conductive hearing aids and active middle ear implants in Freiburg=
Christian Steinmetz, HNO-Uniklinik Freiburg, Germany

P39 An overview of the Torbay Bone Anchored Hearing Device (BAHD) Programme
Shyam Singam, Torbay Hospital,SouthDevon Healthcare Trust, United Kingdom

P40 Measuring the effect of hearing implantation in patients with congenital unilateral aural atresia 
Alex Bennett, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

P41 Using intraoperative ISQ scores to validate implant success and assess tranducer coupling time
Marco Bianchi, McGill University Health Center, Canada

P42 Evaluation of a new directionality system 
Tove Rosenbom, Oticon Medical, Denmark

P43 Tullamore Classification: BAHS FSR reclassification
Howard Savage Jones, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore, Ireland

P44 Sterile Bilateral Mastoiditis with Profound Mixed Hearing Loss as Initial Presentation of Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis 
Gregory Neel, Mayo Clinic, USA

P45 A comparison of short process versus long process coupling in incus vibroplasty
Hannah Lancer, Guys and St Thomas NHS foundation trust, United Kingdom

P46 The beneficial use of the vibrant soundbridge in patients with chronic otitis media
Hannah Lancer, Guys and St Thomas NHS foundation trust, United Kingdom

P47 Overview of a Novel Super Power Bone Anchored Sound Processor Worn Behind the Ear
George Cire, Cochlear, USA

P48 Same day loading of a BAHA – 2 year follow up
Ajinkya Kelkar, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals, United Kingdom

P49 This Test is Really Hard: Altering Hearing Performance in Noise with Just a Few Words
Bill Hodgetts, University of Alberta/iRSM, Canada

P50 Evaluating the Benefit of Wireless Accessories in Bone Conduction Hearing Implant Users.
William Brassington, Nottingham University Hospitals, United Kingdom

P51 User experience and satisfaction with a new bone anchored hearing solution
Marianne Philipsson, Oticon Medical, Denmark

P52 Initial patient reported outcomes with the Oticon Super Power from experienced Cordelle users|
Stuart Burrell, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

P53 Corneal Eye Reflex Test, for testing binaural hearing
Malin Siegbahn, Karolinska University Hospital and Insitutet, Sweden

P54 Evaluation of Cochlear Superpower processor with existing Cordelle users
Marion Atkin, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, United Kingdom

P55 The development and validation of hearing implants; the importance of animal models for auditory research
Martijn Agterberg, Donders Institute of Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Netherlands

P56 Presentation of a suggested primary care referral pathway for patients suffering from CSOM
Paul Merkus, VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, Netherlands

P57 Outcome of combining BAHA Attract or Vibrant Soundbridge hearing implants with autologous auricular reconstruction in children: the Scottish experience
Alex Bennett, University of EdinburghU, nited Kingdom

P58 Audiological and Clinical Experiences with the Baha 5 SuperPower Sound Processor on the Baha Attract System in a sub-population of an international multicenter clinical study
Rajae Bouzegta, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium

P59 Bone conduction devices, solutions for patients with severe mixed hearing loss. 
Pla-GilIgnacio, Hospital Clinico Universitatio Valencia, Universidad de Valencia, Spain

P60 Oticon Medical Ponto Wide Implant system in Children: Soft tissue considerations
Jo Williams, Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

P61 Comparison of Long Term Follow-up Data from Patients Treated with Wide Implants using Tissue Reduction or Tissue Preservation Surgery
Søren Foghsgaard, Copenhagen University Hospital Rigshospitalet, Denmark

P62 Percutaneous Bone-anchored Hearing Implant Surgery: Dermatome versus Linear Incision Technique
Ruben Strijbos, Radboud University Medical Centre, Netherlands

P63 Wide Implant system in Children
Andrew Senior, Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

P64 Oticon Medical BHX Wide Implant system: Early outcome in children
Annlouise McDermott, Birmingham Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

P65 Modified Holger's Classification for tissue preservation BAHI techniques
Shyam Singam, Torbay Hospital, SouthDevon Healthcare Trust, United Kingdom

P66 Strategies for removing a worn-out Bone Anchored Hearing Aid abutment screw
Aren Bezdjian, McGill University Health Center, Canada

P67 BAHA skin complications in the pediatric population: Implications for the decision making process
Adam Cassis, West Virginia University Hospital, USA

P68 Paediatric and Adolescent Bone Anchored Implant. Skin Changes and Complications. A Retrospective Chart Review Study
Fred Telischi, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, USA

P69 Bacterial colonization of the abutment-skin interface of BAHS – a prospective clinical study
MargaritaTrobos, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

P70 Unusual complication of Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid
Miguel Coutinho, Hospital Lusíadas Porto, Portugal

P71 Residual fibrosis post subdermic osseointegrated implant surgery in adult patient: local treatment with magnet
Jorge Zamar, Hospital  Español, Argentina

P72 Skin reaction in patients  using the transcutaneous implants for  Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA)
Maciej Mrowka, Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Poland

P73 Robustness and Lifetime of Active Transcutaneous Bone Conduction Implants
Karl-Johan Fredén Jansson, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

P74 Evaluation of surgery and surgical results of 60 Baha® Attract implantations
Andrzej Balcerowiak, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poland

P75 Audiological outcomes utilizing a transcutaneous implant system in pediatric patients
Lisa Christensen, Cook Children's Medical Center, USA

P76 Surgical evaluation of the Cochlear BAHA Attract System in a paediatric population
Simone Schaefer, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, United Kingdom

P77 Surgical outcomes of Baha Attract in China 
Xia Yin, Temple of Heaven Hospital, Beijing, China

P78 Baha Attract Paediatric Outcomes in China 
ZhangTian-Yu, Shanghai Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, China

P79 Postoperative pain in Transcutaneos Bone Conducting Implants
Nneka Eze, St George's Hospital, United Kingdom

P80 Bone conduction induced sound wave propagation on the human skull surface
Ivo Dobrev, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland

P81 The Role of Pretension for Efficiency and Repeatability in Round Window Stimulation
Hannes Maier, Medical School Hannover, Germany

P82 Estimating the benefit of a 2nd bone anchored hearing implant in unilaterally implanted users
Martin Kompis, isInselspital, Switzerland