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Hearing and Donuts (Brain and Bagels) Seminar
October 4, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Presenter: Joseph Roche, M.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Otolaryngology, Dept. of Surgery, UW-Madison
Topic: When Hearing Loss Can Be Fatal: Evolving Trends in Treatment of Life-Threatening Ear Conditions
Hearing loss can result in many negative consequences for patients but typically does not pose a grave medical danger. Occasionally, hearing loss can be the result of life-threatening conditions. Traditional treatments have focused on maximal invasiveness to eradicate the disease process. Recent developments in imaging and treatment techniques, which hold promise to reduce treatment morbidity and preserve hearing, will be presented.