Cochlear implantation

Nancy Young*, Tam Nguyen, Richard Wiet

*Corresponding author for this work

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Cochlear implants are the single greatest advancement of the late 20th century for the deaf and hearing impaired. Recent expanding guidelines as well as surgical techniques are discussed. Cochlear implantation is currently the only means to restoring partial hearing to patients with severe-to-profound sensorineural loss not aidable with conventional amplification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-267
Number of pages5
JournalOperative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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