You are welcome to participate (free entry)

Sunday, April 7 2019

16:00 - 17:30 CET

Webinar with Astrid Magele

Cochlear Implantation: Hearing Preservation and Surgical Techniques

Languages: English and Russian

→  Where: in the online room → get in ←  

For parents

Parents will learn that it is useful to secure residual hearing during cochlear implantation. They will see the audiological benefit in the postoperative audiograms and speech tests.

For experts

We will share our experiences from patients with residual hearing and cochlear implantation and present our audiological results.

The topic

In this presentation you will learn something about the indication for CI candidates with residual hearing and the surgical procedure in this technique.

The speaker

Dr. Astrid Magele is a surgeon at the ENT department at the University clinic of St.Poelten. Her interests are focused on Otology and Neurotology. She does general ear surgeries, cochlear implantations, and implantations of bone conductive hearing aids.
Since January 2015 she is the head of the “Hearing impaired program” of St.Poelten. She is member of the Otology group of Prof. GM Sprinzl since June 2008.

Her habilitation took place in the University clinic of Innsbruck in October 2016 with the thesis ‘New indications in the hearing rehabilitation with hearing implants’.

Uniquely for a surgeon, Dr. Magele has a degree of Master of Business Administration in Health Care Management from the Danube University of Krems (November 2018). The title of the thesis was ‘Evaluation of quality and effectiveness from support groups for rare diseases at the example of the ‘Forum for Usher Syndrome’.

Coming up

April 14: Astrid Magele

Forum discussion


Dr. Monika Lehnhardt-Goriany


Astrid Magele

Translation en-ru-de

Dr. Anastasia Flanagan