Many patients who would likely benefit from implantation are never referred due to poor regional access, and, perhaps most importantly, lack of established CIE referral guidelines.
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Cost-effectiveness varies between adults and children.
There is evidence that steroid use may be beneficial to improve hearing preservation.
Newer studies assess the effect of cochlear implants on independent risk factors for dementia associated with hearing loss, including cognition, depression, and physical activity.
Temporal bone fractures occur in up to 20% of patients who sustain a skull fracture.
There was an improvement in health-related quality of life and a reduction of tinnitus and cognitive distress in patients with SSD after cochlear implantation.
Many adult patients who are good candidates for cochlear implants are missed because of significant variation among audiologists in how patients are preoperatively assessed and unfamiliarity with the most current criteria for identifying patients, a new survey reports. The survey included responses from 92 US audiologists and the results show a wide variability in their […]
A look at what we know about intracochlear fibrosis and the foreign body response following cochlear implantation (CI)?
Earlier age at the time of cochlear implantation in congenitally deafened children has been demonstrated to be significantly correlated to improved outcomes.