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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[11.] Govaerts P, de Beukelaer C, Daemers K, et al Outcome of cochlear implantation at different ages from 0 to 6 years.
Keeping in view the strict compliance to standard international criteria of Cochlear Implant candidacy, he said first of the series of Cochlear implantation was performed in December 2012 and beneficiaries included two kids.
- Understand issues and surgical modifications unique to pediatric cochlear implantation, to revision surgery, and in postmeningitis, otosclerosis, and NF2 cases
At 12 months after cochlear implantation, the participants showed major improvements in cognitive function--80 percent of those who achieved abnormal scores on two or three out of six cognitive tests prior to cochlear implantation achieved abnormal scores on only one of the tests a year after the procedure.
A phonological system at 2 years after cochlear implantation. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 14, 53-73.
Lalwani, "Does cochlear implantation restore music appreciation?" The Laryngoscope, vol.
Even though there is a consensus language develops best at some time, as Rubinstein (2002), the best age for cochlear implantation in prelingually deaf children has been controversial since the practice began.
Quaranta, "The role of hearing preservation on electrical thresholds and speech performances in cochlear implantation," Otology & Neurotology, vol.
One of the first references to cochlear implantation in Mondini\'s deformity came in 1986.6 At that point, due to the unavailability of various diagnostic modalities, the procedure was mainly experimental and outcomes could not be predicted.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham confirmed that Malala Yousufzai, 15, underwent cranial reconstruction and cochlear implantation procedures on Saturday.
4 ( ANI ): Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai has undergone cranial reconstruction and cochlear implantation procedures, according to an announcement made by Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
The 15-year-old, pictured, had cranial reconstruction and cochlear implantation work done at the city's Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Saturday.