WEB SA professor pioneers 3D inner ear surgery The Citizen, 14 March 2019

14 Mar 2019

The surgical procedure was developed by Prof Mashudu Tshifularo and his team at the University of Pretoria and is a long-lasting solution to conductive hearing loss. It can be performed on anyone, including infants. Tshifularo said the innovation in this idea is to get the same size of the bone, position, shape, weight and length and put it exactly where it needs to be - almost like a hip replacement.