Surgical management of the pediatric cochlear implant patient


Journal Article

Cochlear implants have become an important tool for the treatment of individuals with hearing impairment. A preoperative approach consisting of a multidisciplinary team that fully assesses each cochlear implant candidate will allow the selection of those patients likely to benefit. Cochlear implant technology continues to evolve including electrode design, receiver/stimulator design, and speech-processing modalities. Novel surgical techniques have enhanced the safety of cochlear implantation and have provided access to a growing number of patients. Children with congenital inner ear malformations and those with cochlear ossification are able to benefit from implantation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohen, SM; Haynes, DS

Published Date

  • January 1, 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 34 - 45

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0271-8294

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00011363-200301000-00006

Citation Source

  • Scopus