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Med Sci Monit. 2009 Jun;15(6):CS100-4.

Bilateral electric stimulation from auditory brainstem implants in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.

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Institute of Physiology and Pathology of Hearing, Warsaw, Poland. sekretariat@ifps.org.pl

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Recent developments in the field of electronic hearing prostheses have allowed for the introduction of auditory brainstem implants in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2.

CASE REPORT:

Bilateral electric stimulation from 2 sequentially placed auditory brainstem implants was applied in a 27-year-old man with neurofibromatosis type 2.

CONCLUSIONS:

Results of the present case support further application of bilateral electric stimulation from auditory brainstem implants for patients with neurofibromatosis type 2.

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