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REVIEW ARTICLE

The Vibrant Soundbridge

Ashutosh G Pusalkar

Keywords : Vibrant sound bridge,hearing loss

Citation Information : Pusalkar AG. The Vibrant Soundbridge. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2010; 2 (2):143-149.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1028

Published Online: 01-08-2010

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


Abstract

Till about 15 years ago, the only choice of hearing improvement for moderate sensorineural hearing loss with severe speech discrimination defect was a hearing aid. It was only after Mr. Geoff Ball, an electronic engineer who was suffering from a similar defect, started thinking of an alternative to the conventional hearing aid that the Vibrant Soundbridge came into existence, and with the passage of time the indications for the use of the same have increased.


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