Cochlear Implant

A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to individuals with severe to profound hearing loss who do not benefit from a conventional hearing aid.

Performance of Cochlear Implant Recipients With GJB2-Related Deafness
Congenital profound hearing loss affects 0.05–0.1% of children and has many causes, some of which are associated with cognitive delay. For prelingually-deafened cochlear implant recipients, the etiology of deafness is usually unknown.
Cochlear Implant.pdf
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Incomplete Insertion of Electrodes in Cochlear Implant Surgery: A Histopathologic Study
PMC2948664 : Atraumatic and complete insertion of the electrode array is a stated objective of cochlear implant surgery. However, it is known that obstructions within the cochlea such as new bone formation.
Cochlear Implant Surgery.pdf
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Melodic Contour Identification by Cochlear Implant Listeners
PMC3627492 : While the cochlear implant provides many deaf patients with good speech understanding in quiet, music perception and appreciation with the cochlear implant remains amajor challenge for most cochlear implant users.
melodic Implant Listeners.pdf
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New Criteria of Indication and Selection of Patients to Cochlear Implant
doi:10.1155/2011/573968 - Cochlear Implant in Younger Children.
Widespread universal newborn hearing screening has led to increased identification of infants with hearing loss worldwide. This increase in early diagnosis has led to greater opportunities for early intervention.
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Utilization and awareness of cochlear implants in the USA
PMC3663290 : For children, the provision rate is about 50% of those who could benefit from an implant, compared with figures of about 90% for the Flanders part of Belgium, the United Kingdom and other European countries.
implants in the USA.pdf
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The Ear Is Connected to the Brain: Some New Directions in the Study of Children with Cochlear Implants
PMC3468895: The Indiana University School of Medicine has been on the forefront of research on speech and language outcomes in children with cochlear implants.
ear connect brain.pdf
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The use of a dual PEDOT and RGD-functionalized alginate hydrogel coating to provide sustained drug delivery and improved cochlear implant function
PMC3261353: This coating is a combination of an arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD)-functionalized alginate hydrogel and the conducting polymer poly(3, 4 ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT).
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