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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For example, cochlear implantation in one ear results in asymmetrical hearing, since the implanted ear detects and recognizes speech at normal conversational levels, whereas the other ear does not.
As a result, the option of bilateral cochlear implantation was proposed to his parents.
Electronic auction: system (set) of cochlear implantation for patients suffering from high degrees of sensorineural hearing loss and complete deafness
From introducing cochlear implantation through MED-EL in the country in 1997, from there we've pushed for hearing screening.
He added that, globally, 360 million people suffer from hearing loss, of whom about 350 million have undergone cochlear implantation.
The impact of early cochlear implantation was greatly augmented in children whose caregivers use language to engage them,' Niparko said.
Of 150 infants and children who had been referred to us for hearing assessment as part of a neonatal hearing screening and cochlear implantation program, we identified 5 who exhibited significant discrepancies between click-ABR and ASSR testing results and difficult or unreliable behavioral audiometry.
Speech perception outcomes after cochlear implantation in prelingually deaf infants: The Western Sicily experience.
Cochlear implantation at 12 months: Limitations and benefits for vocabulary production.
work-up for cochlear implantation and 18 underwent cochlear implant in the study period in cochlear implant program.