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Table 2 Technical information relating to the MIPS surgery for each of the 12 patients. For each procedure 50 N.cm of torque was obtained. * Topical application of ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone drops (Ciprodex ®) around abutment

From: Long term follow-up demonstrating stability and patient satisfaction of minimally invasive punch technique for percutaneous bone anchored hearing devices

Sound Processor Abutment (and change if applicable) Implant Length of Surgery (mins) Skin thickness (mm) Number of turns Adjunctive Measures
Left Ponto Plus power Ponto 9 mm -- > 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 8.2 4.5 S Abutment lengthened
Left BAHA S Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 9.S 7 4.5 Ciprodex* drops ‘local toilet’*
Left BAHA 5 Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 4 6 S Stay suture applied interiorly
Right Ponto Plus power Ponto 9 mm 4 mm Wide Ponto 9.6 5 4.5 None
Left BAHA S Ponto 12 mm -- > 9 mm 4 mm Wide Ponto 8 S 4.5 Abutment shortened Ciprodex* ‘local toilet’*
Right BAHA S Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Wide Ponto S.2 6 3.25 None
Right BAHA S Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 6 S 4.5 Direct trauma to implant, close examination - no apparent harm
Left BAHA S Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 4.2 6 5 Slight skin redundancy superiorly at implant site
Right Baha 5 Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 7 7 4.5 None
Right Ponto Plus Ponto 12 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 8 6 4.25 None
Right Baha 5 Ponto 12 mm - > 9 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 7 S 4.5 Abutment shortened
Right Ponto Plus Ponto 9 mm 4 mm Ponto BHX 4.5 4 4.5 None