Cuba, may 21 – The results of the program of care for hearing impairment in Cuba will be presented today at the 9th National Congress of Otorhinolaryngology in session at Havana’s Conventions Palace.
The more than 300 participants from twenty countries, including 230 Cubans, will also be updated on the behavior of immunological disorders in chronic otitis media, and they shall also know the national experience on treatment for that ailment.
Today’s program includes the investigation of neurodevelopmental disorders in the first five years of age by the existing automated system in the Caribbean nation, and the use of a model for the analysis of hearing in workers exposed to noise.
A conference on noise, environment, society and health will be given by Cuban Dr. Hector Hernandez, while other specialists from the National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology will speak about laryngeal cancer and its effective treatment with national biotechnology products.
The forum, which runs parallel to the 2nd International Meeting of Experts graduates on Cuba and the 5th Logopedics and Phoniatrics National Congress, concludes tomorrow and it is an appropriate framework for professional exchange and evaluation of the latest technological advances in this medicine branch.
Among other topics they will also discuss about minimal access and cochlear implant oncological surgery, otorhinolaryngological testing in elderly patients, early detection of ear disease and hearing loss, and cryosurgery in the treatment of turbinate hypertrophy.
Source: Radio Rebelde