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LION 2012 – Live International Otolaryngology Network 24 May, 2012

On 24 May, 2012, took place the 7th Global Otology – Neurotology Live Surgical Broadcast.

The World Hearing Center in Kajetany took, as it does every year, an active part in this event, not only giving to all interested the opportunity to participate in the the teleconference, but also presenting to the LION participants allover the world surgeries performed by Prof. Henryk Skarżyński.

The LION  Global Videoconference Broadcasts focus on presenting the newest surgical techniques in otolaryngology and neurotosurgery. During each event are presented more than 30 live surgeries performed by the best otosurgeons in the centers from the entire world: Brazil, Australia, Turkey, Spain, Netherlands, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Poland. Participants may discuss and ask questions for surgeons and lecturers.

The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing actively participates in the LION program for many years, since 2010 Kajetany is one of the centers presenting the advanced surgical techniques.

This year Prof. Henryk Skarżyński performed two demonstration surgeries during LION:

  • Cochlear implantation (Med-El Flex electrode) in partial deafness, and
  • Ossiculoplasty with the glassionomer cement.

The 7th LION Broadcast was available for all interested persons in telestudio (K3) in the World Hearing Center in Kajetany.