Publications


2019

Journal Papers

Hügl S., Scheper V., Gepp M. M., Lenarz Th., Rau Th. S., Schwieger J. (2019): Coating stability and insertion forces of an alginate-cell-based drug delivery implant system for the inner ear. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. epub ahead of print 4 May 2019. [ doi; IF: 3.239].

Posters & Abstracts

ARO 2019 Logo ARO 42nd Annual MidWinter Meeting, February 9-13, Baltimore, MD, USA
Rau Th., Nullmeier M., Cramer J., Hügl S., Pawsey N., Lenarz Th., Salcher R. (2019): A Method for Building Individualized Two-Dimensional Artificial Cochlea Models. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 42:36.
Salcher R., Nullmeier M., Cramer J., Pawsey N., Lenarz Th., Rau Th. (2019): Validation of PTFE Artificial Cochlea Model for Insertion Force Measurements. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 42:36.

2018

Journal Papers

Hügl S., Rülander K., Lenarz Th., Majdani O., Rau Th. S. (2018): Investigation of ultra-low insertion speeds in an inelastic artificial cochlear model using custom-made cochlear implant electrodes. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 275(12):2947-2956 [ doi; IF: 1.660].

Lexow G. J., Kluge M., Gellrich N.-C., Lenarz Th., Majdani O., Rau Th. S. (2018): On the accuracy of cochlear duct length measurement in computed tomographic images. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 275(5):1077-1085. [ doi; IF: 1.660].

Schurzig D., Schwarzendahl S., Wallaschek J., van Drunen W. J., Rau Th. S., Lenarz Th., Majdani O. (2018b): Numerical analysis of intracochlear mechanical auditory stimulation using piezoelectric bending actuators. Med Biol Eng Comput 56(5):733-747. [ doi; IF: 1.971].

Schurzig D., Timm M. E., Lexow G. J., Majdani O., Lenarz Th., Rau Th. S. (2018a): Cochlear helix and duct length identification - Evaluation of different curve fitting techniques. Cochlear Implants International. 19(5):268-283. [ doi].

Posters & Abstracts

BMT2018 Logo BMT 2018 - 52nd Annual Conference of the German Society for Biomedical Engineering (DGBMT within VDE), September 26-28, Aachen, Germany
Hügl S., Blum T., Lenarz T., Majdani O., Rau Th.S. (2018): Impact of anatomical variations on insertion forces - An investigation using artificial cochlear models -. [ doi].
John S., Kluge M., Stieghorst J., Rau Th. S., Majdani O., Lenarz T. (2018): Toward minimal-invasive cochlear implantation: A study on the accuracy and repeatability of a single drill tunnel approach.
Rau Th.S., Suzaly N., Pawsey N., Hügl S., Lenarz T., Majdani O. (2018): Histological evaluation of a cochlear implant electrode array with electrically activated shape change for perimodiolar positioning. [ doi].
Rau Th.S., Witte S., Uhlenbusch L., Lexow J., Hügl S., Kahrs L. A., Majdani O., Lenarz T. (2018): Minimally invasive mastoidectomy approach using a mouldable surgical targeting system. [ doi].
CI2018 Logo CI 2018 - 15th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Technology, June 27-30, Antwerp, Belgium
Majdani O., Kluge M., Kreul D., Lexow J., Lenarz T., Rau Th. S. (2018b): Technical accuracy of the stereotactic minimally invasive ‘RoboJig’ system for CI surgery.
Salcher R., Nullmeier M., Lenarz T., Pawsey N., Cramer J., Majdani O., Rau Th. S. (2018b): Electrode insertion force measurements in porcine cochlea specimens.
Timm M. E., Weller T., Alcacer-Labrador D., Büchner A., Lenarz T., John S. (2018b): A data driven concept to choose the optimal CI electrode array.
CARS 2018 Logo CARS 2018 - 32nd International Congress and Exhibition on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, June 20-23, Berlin, Germany
Rau Th. S., Uhlenbusch L., Witte S., Lexow J., Kahrs L. A., Lenarz Th., Ortmaier T., Majdani O. (2018b): Determination of error sources and values for an individually mouldable surgical targeting system. [ doi].
89th Annual Meeting German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Mai 9-12, Lübeck, Germany
Kluge M., Rau Th., Lexow J., Lenarz Th., Majdani O. (2018a): Evaluation of the positional accuracy of the RoboJig for minimally invasive cochlear implant surgery. [ doi]
Majdani O., Kluge M., Kreul D., Lexow J., Lenarz Th., Rau Th. (2018a): Clinical assessment of the positioning accuracy of the RoboJig system by comparison with anatomical and surgical constraints. [ doi].
Müller M., Salcher R., Prenzler N., Lenarz Th., Maier H. (2018a): The Hannover Coupler 2.0: Optimization of Coupling between the Floating Mass Transducer and the Round Window. [ doi].
Rau Th., Hügl S., Lenarz Th., Majdani O. (2018a): On the benefit of ultra-slow insertion speed: reduced insertion forces in cochlear implantation surgery. [ doi].
Schwieger J., Hügl S., Hamm A., Lenarz Th., Hoffmann A., Rau Th., Scheper V. (2018b): BDNF-producing human mesenchymal stem cells in an alginate-matrix: neuroprotection and cochlear implant coating stability in vitro. [ doi].
ARO 2018 Logo ARO 41st Annual MidWinter Meeting, February 9-14, San Diego, CA, USA
John S., Kluge M., Erfurt P., Müller S., Lexow J., Kahrs L. A., Rau Th., Ortmaier T., Majdani O., Lenarz Th. (2018a): Feasibility of a Simple, Safe, and High-Precision Approach to Minimally Invasive Cochlear Implantation. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 41:236-237.
Salcher R., Nullmeier M., Lenarz Th., Pawsey N., Waldmann B., Majdani O., Rau Th. (2018a): Electrode insertion force measurements in sheep temporal bones. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 41:236.
Schwieger J., Hügl S., Hamm A., Lenarz Th., Hoffmann A., Rau Th., Scheper V (2018a): A Stem Cell-Alginate Coated Cochlear Implant for Chronic BDNF-Delivery is Stable and Neuroprotective In Vitro. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 41:592-593.
Timm M. E., Schurzig D., Assadi M., Lenarz Th. (2018a): A Novel Approach for Clinical Cochlear Duct Length Estimation. In Proc. Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) Vol 41:614.

Patents

Rau Th. S., Majdani O., Lenarz T., Kahrs L. A.: Surgical guidance device and method for its preparation. US patent application US 2018/0008367 A1. [ PAP].


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