Contemporary solutions for patients with microtia and congenital aural atresia – Hong Kong experience

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Abstract

Managing microtia patients is always a challenge. Multidisciplinary approach, good family support, well established doctor–patient relationship and well organised patient-support groups are the essential elements for success. With the advancement of implantable hearing devices, more options will be available for the microtia patients. Otologists play a leading role in the whole management process. They not only provide proper guidance to the patients in choosing the correct path of the treatment, but also play a key role in organising and maintaining a cost-effective multidisciplinary rehabilitation team for the microtia patients.

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Tsang, W. S. S., Tong, M. C. F., Ku, P. K. M., Bhatia, K. S. S., Yu, J. K. Y., Wong, T. K. C., & van Hasselt, C. A. (2016, December 1). Contemporary solutions for patients with microtia and congenital aural atresia – Hong Kong experience. Journal of Otology. PLA General Hospital Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joto.2016.11.001

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