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REPORT OF THE 33RD WORLD CONGRESS OF AUDIOLOGY, 18–21 SEPTEMBER 2016, VANCOUVER, CANADA

Kamila Osińska, W. Wiktor Jedrzejczak, Henryk Skarzynski, Piotr Henryk Skarzynski

(Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, World Hearing Center, Warsaw/Kajetany, Poland)

JHS 2016; 6(4): 65-66

ID: 904423

Published: 2017-03-23


ABSTRACT: The 33rd World Congress of Audiology (WCA 2016) was an assembly of researchers and medical doctors from 42 countries which took place from 18 to 21 September 2016 in Vancouver, Canada. The Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing was represented by Prof. Henryk Skarzynski, Prof. Krzysztof Kochanek, Ass. Prof. Piotr H. Skarzynski, Ass. Prof. Wieslaw W. Jedrzejczak, and MD Kamila Osinska. Over the 4 days of the Congress, 72 studies were presented in 12 oral sessions and 164 posters in 4 poster sessions. The main topics were electrophysiological studies on hearing and their use in diagnosis, imaging studies, the genetic basis of hearing, innovations in hearing aids, teleaudiology, and cochlear implants and their use in various groups of patients.

Keywords: Audiology, Correction of Hearing Impairment, Genetics



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