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Eur J Paediatr Neurol. 2017 Jan;21(1):104-108. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpn.2016.07.012. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Paediatric cochlear implantation factors that affect outcomes.

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1
Hearing Implant Centre, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: sandra.driver@gstt.nhs.uk.
2
Hearing Implant Centre, St Thomas' Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

Cochlear implantation is an established surgical intervention for individuals with bilateral severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. The aim of the interevention is to provide the individual with a sensation of sound which they can learn to interpret with meaning. Outcomes vary considerably and the factors that impact on outcomes will be discussed.

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Cochlear implantation outcomes

PMID:
27530431
DOI:
10.1016/j.ejpn.2016.07.012
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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