cochlear implant


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cochlear implant

[¦kō·klē·ər ′im‚plant]
(neuroscience)
A sensory prosthesis that restores some hearing to deaf people by electrically stimulating the auditory nerve.
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Shannon, for example, has found that the discrimination of timing events in cochlear implant recipients is nearly normal [22].
In this context, Mohamed El Shazly, president of Egypt Cochlea 2018 conference and president of Cochlear Implant Unit in Wadi El Neel Hospital, said that there are more than 7,000 Egyptian children who need cochlear implant surgery annually and that, according to statistics and the World Health organisation, 1,500 Egyptian children undergo cochlear implants annually.
According to a multicenter study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in the United States of America, receiving a cochlear implant before 18 months of age dramatically improves a deaf child's ability to hear, understand and eventually, speak.
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 28, 2017-Cochlear Limited awarded US FDA approval for first remote programming option for cochlear implants
4], studied cochlear implant user's speech perception and listening preference of noise reduction with a range of gain functions.
13) As a consequence of the audited results of the present patient series, the Cambridge Cochlear Implant Program has decided to only scan adult patients preoperatively if there is (1) a history or clinical suspicion of meningitis or otosclerosis, (2) the individual was born deaf or became deaf before the age of 16, or (3) if there are other clinical reasons to scan (e.
15) provided a case study on a 10-year-old congenitally deaf child described as having moderate mental retardation who received a cochlear implant at 4 years of age.
Dr Alwaa explained that a cochlear implant differs from a hearing aid in that a hearing aid amplifies sound and delivers it to the cochlea.
There are two techniques for cochlear implant surgery.
Revision surgeries in cochlear implant patients: A review of 45 cases.
Following these families for seven years, the documentary delves into the divisiveness in the deaf community about cochlear implants.
Since 2013, nearly 471 children underwent cochlear implant operations at the hospitals of Royal Medical Services, King Abdullah University and Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein.