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REVIEW ARTICLE

Cochlear Implants

MV Kirtane, Gauri Mankekar, Nishita Mohandas, Rajesh Patadia

Keywords : Cochlear implant,bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss

Citation Information : Kirtane M, Mankekar G, Mohandas N, Patadia R. Cochlear Implants. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2010; 2 (2):133-137.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1026

Published Online: 01-08-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The treatment of bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss has been revolutionized over the past few decades by the development of cochlear implant technology. This review discusses the history, working of a cochlear implant, candidacy criteria for cochlear implant, surgical procedure and postoperative therapy.


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