Peer to Peer Web-Based Conferences
The Tula© System enables the placement of ear tubes under local anesthesia in the office environment. The Peer-to-Peer Program will allow for ENT surgeons new to Tula to be able to speak with an experienced peer on the procedure, workflow, and best practices. This additional education offering is provided as a method to support the safe and effective use of Tula.
Each surgeon participant will be required to have completed the Tula System training, which requires a combination of a didactic presentation, device deployments, and a hands-on simulation of the procedure. After completion of this training, the HCP will be able to perform the Tula procedure on his or her patients but will have this Peer-to-Peer program as an option to augment their training. If requested, peer-to-peer calls with surgeon faculty via web-based technology will be arranged to share case experiences.
Ritvik P. Mehta, MD
California Head & Neck Specialists
San Diego, CA
Dr. Ritvik Mehta received his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. He then went on to Harvard Medical School where he completed his internship in General Surgery and residency in Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Mehta chose to pursue advanced training in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Facial Nerve Disorders during his fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Harvard Medical School. He then went on to complete a second fellowship in Otology / Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.
The Tula System is intended to create a myringotomy and insert a tympanostomy tube using the Tula Tube Delivery System in pediatric (aged 6 months and older) and adult patients indicated to receive tympanostomy tubes. The Tula System is used to deliver a tympanostomy tube under local anesthesia induced using the Tula Iontophoresis System and TYMBIONTM, a combination of an amide local anesthetic and an alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist. Contraindications include certain abnormal ear anatomy, sensitivity/allergy to lidocaine or other local anesthetics, and reliance on electrically sensitive medical implants such as a pacemaker. Risks may include but are not limited to, inadequate local anesthesia, dizziness, and common tympanostomy procedure risks. For full prescribing information, see the Tula IFU and TYMBION Drug Package Insert at www.tulatubes.com/IFU. Rx only.
Tula Peer to Peer Call Request Form
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