The International Center for Atresia Microtia Repair

Kazakhstan - Astana Atresia Microtia Conference – October 8-9, 2017

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Дорогие Семьи,

Время приема докторов 8-го и 9-го октября полностью заполнено, но мы, в любом случае, будем рады видеть Вас на конференции в Астане. Регистрация на посещение лекций в настоящий момент проводится по сниженной цене.

Доктора прочитают лекции утром воскресенья, 8 октября; регистрация начнётся в 7:00. Если Ваш ребёнок старше 2.5 лет, во врем регистрации пожалуйста предоставьте диск Компьютерной Томографии, фотографии и слуховой тест, аудиограмма, с именем пациента на имя помощника доктора Роберсона, Кинзи. Возможность записи на повторные визиты будет обсуждена во время конференции и проводиться через электронную почту.

До скорой встречи в Астане!

Dear families,

The individual consultation appointments with the doctors are full for October 8 and 9 but we would still love to have you join us in Astana. Registration to attend the lectures is being offered at a discounted price.

Lectures by the doctors will take place on Sunday morning, October 8 with registration beginning at 7:00. If you or you child is >2.5 years old, please provide a CD copy of a CT scan, photos and hearing test with patient's name to Dr. Roberson''s Physician Assistant, Kinsey, upon registration on the 8th. Further opportunities for follow up can be arranged remotely where it is necessary.

We hope you will join us in Astana!

Location:

Presentations will be located at:
Nazarbayev University School of Medicine
Glass building UMC.5/1 Kerey Zhanibek Khandar street

Consultations will be located at:

Building of the center of motherhood and childhood. Link
32 Turan Avenue


A typical international conference schedule includes a morning of lectures by Dr. Roberson and Dr. Reinisch covering various topics in atresia and microtia. The areas discussed in these lectures includes but is not limited to:

  • Causes of Atresia & Microtia
  • Audiological testing
  • Child development & Auditory Processing
  • Evaluation process
  • Atresia Repair
  • Outer ear reconstruction, including an in-depth explanation of the Medpor technique and other methods of microtia repair in the United States
  • Hemi-facial microsomia and jaw reconstruction techniques
  • Up-to-date information on the latest research & development

We recommend that both post-operative patients and patients who have not yet undergone surgery attend these conferences to hear the lectures, as new information and insights in the area of atresia and microtia continue to advance.

In the afternoon or day following the morning lectures, each attendee of the conference will be scheduled for 10-15 minute appointments with Dr. Roberson and separately with Dr. Reinisch and sometimes other AM team physicians.  It is during that time where each person’s individual case is discussed and recommendations are given.

These things are recommended to bring to the appointments:

  1. CD or films of the CT scan (applicable when >2.5yrs)
  2. Past audiology tests
  3. Photos of the children if not in attendance

Our goal is that everyone who has the opportunity to attend a conference can walk away feeling well-informed and confident in a plan moving forward.  The benefits of the support from interacting with other families who are walking this challenging road of AM is not to be minimized either!

It is always a joy for the staff to check in on past patients that have undergone surgery and come back to the conferences to see us year after year.  We feel very thankful to have been entrusted with the care of many around the world!


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