Contemporary Hearing Rehabilitation Options in Patients with Aural Atresia

@inproceedings{Lo2014ContemporaryHR,
  title={Contemporary Hearing Rehabilitation Options in Patients with Aural Atresia},
  author={Jacky Lo and Willis Sung Shan Tsang and Joannie Ka Yin Yu and Osan Yee Man Ho and Peter K. M. Ku and Michael Chi Fai Tong},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2014}
}
Congenital aural atresia is the failure of development of the external auditory canal. It usually occurs in conjunction with microtia, which is the malformation of the auricle due to a failure of development of the external ear. Aural atresia, with or without microtia, may significantly affect the hearing and social life of the patients. It is important for every medical practitioner to be aware of the possible treatment options for hearing rehabilitation in this group of patients. In the era… CONTINUE READING

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