An evaluation of preservation of residual hearing using the suprameatal approach for cochlear implantation

The results of this study demonstrate that complete preservation of residual hearing is possible in a limited number of patients using the suprameatal approach technique for cochlear implantation. For a reliable analysis of the audiometric effects of cochlear implant surgery, it is important to take into account the ceiling effects, therefore using different calculation methods to estimate the accurate deterioration of hearing thresholds.

from The Laryngoscope

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Posted on July 27, 2011, in Research and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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