In March 2014, the 3rd Latin American Course of Hearing Preservation was held at the Clínica del Bicentenario in Santiago de Chile. The first edition took place in Sanatorio Allende, Cordoba, Argentina while the second event was at the University of Campinhas, Brazil.
The course was organized by Prof. Dentone and R. Calabrese from the University of Chile. Two surgeries were broadcast live in 3D system, which was one of the most important features of this course. The international speakers were Prof. Javier Gavilan from Hospital La Paz, Madrid, Spain and Prof. Mario Zernotti from Otico Group, Córdoba, Argentina, both members of the HEARRING network.
The invited speakers performed the live surgeries; a cochlear implant with hearing preservation technique and a Bonebridge surgery. Finally, more than 20 surgeons from Chile and Latin American countries enjoyed and participated in the Temporal Bone Lab.