PORA! 09.10 Forum Discussion: “Cochlear Implants – Effective Treatment of Hearing Loss”

Welcome to the PORA Discussion Forum! On the topic: Non-standard indication for cochlear implants.

The webinar will be led by Dr. Jiří Skřivan from the Czech Republic, who will answer your questions on this topic.
Jiří Skřivan, MD, PhD, is an ENT instructor and lecturer in otosurgery, skull base surgery, cochlear implantation and Baha surgery (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Malta, Palestine, Kuwait and Oman).
You can ask your questions in the comments section.

The last meeting with our expert was on June 12.  –>Watch the recording<–
Profile of Dr. Jiří Skřivan

When: Sunday 9 October
16.00 CET / 17.00 Moscow time
Participation is free
Language: EN, translation into RU

Register for the conference in advance:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with your conference entry information.

Profile: Ulrike Rülicke

Ulrike Rülicke is a general education and special education teacher who has devoted her more than 30-year career to the education and inclusion of hearing-impaired children.

U. Rülicke received her first degree (in German, Physical Education and Religious Studies) as a general education teacher. Rülicke received her first degree at the Graz Pedagogical Academy. From 1987 to 1990 she finished her postgraduate diploma in teaching children with disabilities. In the 1990’s Dr. U. Rülicke developed her specialty in the direction of defectology-super-pedagogy and counselling for hearing-impaired children and their families.

The first step in Mrs. Rülicke’s career was teaching in special schools (1984-1992). From 1992-2005 she worked on the inclusion of hearing-impaired children and teenagers in mainstream schools and early intervention centers in Switzerland. She supervised a partial integration class and an audio-educational early intervention center in Uster, Switzerland.

Since 2006, Ulrike has headed the counseling center ‘dazugehoeren‘ in Klosterneuburg near Vienna, Austria, which serves mainly hearing-impaired children, adolescents and adults.

In 2008 her work was honored with the prestigious Schmid-Giovannini Award. Schmid-Giovannini Award.

PORA! Forum-Discussion 4.09. “Challenges and results in pediatric CI therapy”

After the summer holidays we are glad to invite you to take part in a forum-discussion with Prof. Dr. Lesinski-Schiedat, one of the most experienced ENT experts in the field of CI. 

She hold a webinar “Challenges and results in pediatric CI therapy” before the summer break on July 17th.
HERE you can see the recording and an artickle “MRI in Cochlear Implant Recipients:Correlation between Receiver Position and Artifact”

We will discuss this topic and answer your questions. Please send them in advance!

PORA! 17.07 Webinar with Prof. Dr. A. Lesinski-Schiedat

We invite you to take part in a webinar on July 17 with Prof. Dr. Lesinski-Schiedat.  Make sure not to miss this opportunity!
It will be the last PORA Webinar before the summer break and with our invited speaker Prof. Dr. Anke Lesinski-Schiedat we have one of the most experienced ENT experts in the field of CI.
She is senior physician at the Medical Highschool Hannover (MHH) – internationally renowned for having the world’s largest cochlear implant programme. This was established by Prof. Dr. Ernst Lehnhardt, who provided 4 adults with a multichannel CI – first in Europe! In 1984, in 1987 the first child post-meningitis and in 1988 the first deaf born child at the age of 1 ½ years. He also established the first CI rehabilitation Center in 1991.
When he retired in 1983,Prof. Thomas Lenarz became head of the ENT clinic.
Prof. Lesinski-Schiedat has 25 years of experience and a broad and profound knowledge which she will share with us.

Dr.Dr.h.c.Monika Lehnhardt-Goriany

Eva Bültmann and Anke Lesinski-Schiedat
MRI in Cochlear Implant Recipients: Correlation between Receiver Position and Artifact
Ann Otolaryngol Rhinol 8(4): 1278 (2021)

F. Matin, S. Haumann, W. Roßberg, D. Mitovska, T. Lenarz & A. Lesinski-Schiedat
Monitoring of the auditory pathway maturation after early intervention during the first year of life in infants with sensorineural hearing loss
European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology volume 278, pages 4187–4197 (2021)

Recording of webinar “Challenges and results in pediatric CI therapy”


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Profil: Prof. Dr. A. Lesinski-Schiedat

Anke Lesinski-Schiedat, M.D., PhD

  • Physician since 1993
  • ENT specialist since 1997
  • “Genetics counseling – related to ENT” since 2016
  • Senior Consultant ENT clinic & German Hearing Center / Medical University of
  • Hannover (Chair: Lenarz, T., PhD, MD) since 1997
  • Medical head of the audiological department and Cochlear Implant department of the ENT clinic since 1997
  •  Medical head of the German Hearing Center of the ENT clinic since 2003

PORA! 3.07 Forum-Discussion “Deafness and bilateral hearing”

The speaker of the forum-discussion is Dr.Sandro Burdo, scientific Director of Italian Association “Free to Hear” and Consultant Otologist in Bassini Hospital-Milan, Italy.

The recording of the past webinar with Sandro Burdo:

You are kindly invited to join us in the webinar and send your questions and comments

PORA!19.06. Forum-Discussion “Update – what is new in hearing aid technology?”

Forum-discussion PORA! On June 19, Dr. Martin Kinkel, a lecturer from Germany, answered your questions on this topic.. Profile: Martin Kinkel

Register in advance to participate in the conference. After registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about entering the conference.

The previous meeting on this topic with Martin Kinkel was held on May 29, 2022.

PORA! 12.06. “Non-standard indication for cochlear implants”

The topic is presented by a world expert from the Czech Republic, Jiří Skrzhivan, an ENT surgeon, who is a member of the Cochlear Implantation Committee and The European Society of Paediatric Otolaryngology, ESPO —>Expert Profile<—

Dr. Skrzyvan works at the Motol University Hospital in Prague. His areas of interest include surgery of congenital anomalies of the ear, Cochlear implantation and auditory brainstem implantation – selection of suitable implant candidates, surgery,
postoperative care and rehabilitation. Published over 80 papers in specialized periodics both home and abroad as a main author and over 40 as co-author; 3 translations of medical textbooks for postgraduates from English to Czech, presented over 80 lectures in renownedmeetings both home and abroad.

Keywords: unilateral deafness, metachronous implantation after a long time, implantation in children with malformations of the inner ear and / or multiple disorders single sided deafness, metachronous implantation after a long time, implantation of children with inner ear malformations and/or multiple handicaps.