Cochlear Implants: Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function, but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA, the hair cells (HAIR CELLS, VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.Cochlear Implantation: Surgical insertion of an electronic hearing device (COCHLEAR IMPLANTS) with electrodes to the COCHLEAR NERVE in the inner ear to create sound sensation in patients with residual nerve fibers.Deafness: A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.Speech Perception: The process whereby an utterance is decoded into a representation in terms of linguistic units (sequences of phonetic segments which combine to form lexical and grammatical morphemes).Correction of Hearing Impairment: Procedures for correcting HEARING DISORDERS.Hearing Loss, Bilateral: Partial hearing loss in both ears.Persons With Hearing Impairments: Persons with any degree of loss of hearing that has an impact on their activities of daily living or that requires special assistance or intervention.Dental Implants: Biocompatible materials placed into (endosseous) or onto (subperiosteal) the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or artificial tooth, or to stabilize a diseased tooth.Speech Intelligibility: Ability to make speech sounds that are recognizable.Speech Discrimination Tests: Tests of the ability to hear and understand speech as determined by scoring the number of words in a word list repeated correctly.Auditory Threshold: The audibility limit of discriminating sound intensity and pitch.Loudness Perception: The perceived attribute of a sound which corresponds to the physical attribute of intensity.Psychoacoustics: The science pertaining to the interrelationship of psychologic phenomena and the individual's response to the physical properties of sound.Hearing Loss: A general term for the complete or partial loss of the ability to hear from one or both ears.Hearing Aids: Wearable sound-amplifying devices that are intended to compensate for impaired hearing. These generic devices include air-conduction hearing aids and bone-conduction hearing aids. (UMDNS, 1999)Acoustic Stimulation: Use of sound to elicit a response in the nervous system.Audiometry, Speech: Measurement of the ability to hear speech under various conditions of intensity and noise interference using sound-field as well as earphones and bone oscillators.Speech Reception Threshold Test: A test to determine the lowest sound intensity level at which fifty percent or more of the spondaic test words (words of two syllables having equal stress) are repeated correctly.Pitch Perception: A dimension of auditory sensation varying with cycles per second of the sound stimulus.Prostheses and Implants: Artificial substitutes for body parts, and materials inserted into tissue for functional, cosmetic, or therapeutic purposes. Prostheses can be functional, as in the case of artificial arms and legs, or cosmetic, as in the case of an artificial eye. Implants, all surgically inserted or grafted into the body, tend to be used therapeutically. IMPLANTS, EXPERIMENTAL is available for those used experimentally.Hearing: The ability or act of sensing and transducing ACOUSTIC STIMULATION to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. It is also called audition.Cochlear Nerve: The cochlear part of the 8th cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE). The cochlear nerve fibers originate from neurons of the SPIRAL GANGLION and project peripherally to cochlear hair cells and centrally to the cochlear nuclei (COCHLEAR NUCLEUS) of the BRAIN STEM. They mediate the sense of hearing.Hearing Loss, Sensorineural: Hearing loss resulting from damage to the COCHLEA and the sensorineural elements which lie internally beyond the oval and round windows. These elements include the AUDITORY NERVE and its connections in the BRAINSTEM.Noise: Any sound which is unwanted or interferes with HEARING other sounds.Drug Implants: Small containers or pellets of a solid drug implanted in the body to achieve sustained release of the drug.Speech Acoustics: The acoustic aspects of speech in terms of frequency, intensity, and time.Language Development: The gradual expansion in complexity and meaning of symbols and sounds as perceived and interpreted by the individual through a maturational and learning process. Stages in development include babbling, cooing, word imitation with cognition, and use of short sentences.Speech: Communication through a system of conventional vocal symbols.Music: Sound that expresses emotion through rhythm, melody, and harmony.Speech Production Measurement: Measurement of parameters of the speech product such as vocal tone, loudness, pitch, voice quality, articulation, resonance, phonation, phonetic structure and prosody.Phonetics: The science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and reception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Perceptual Masking: The interference of one perceptual stimulus with another causing a decrease or lessening in perceptual effectiveness.Sound Spectrography: The graphic registration of the frequency and intensity of sounds, such as speech, infant crying, and animal vocalizations.Scala Tympani: The lower chamber of the COCHLEA, extending from the round window to the helicotrema (the opening at the apex that connects the PERILYMPH-filled spaces of scala tympani and SCALA VESTIBULI).Auditory Perception: The process whereby auditory stimuli are selected, organized, and interpreted by the organism.Audiometry: The testing of the acuity of the sense of hearing to determine the thresholds of the lowest intensity levels at which an individual can hear a set of tones. The frequencies between 125 and 8000 Hz are used to test air conduction thresholds and the frequencies between 250 and 4000 Hz are used to test bone conduction thresholds.Spiral Ganglion: The sensory ganglion of the COCHLEAR NERVE. The cells of the spiral ganglion send fibers peripherally to the cochlear hair cells and centrally to the COCHLEAR NUCLEI of the BRAIN STEM.Sound Localization: Ability to determine the specific location of a sound source.Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of prostheses in general or a specific prosthesis.Audiometry, Pure-Tone: Measurement of hearing based on the use of pure tones of various frequencies and intensities as auditory stimuli.Pitch Discrimination: The ability to differentiate tones.Cochlea: The part of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) that is concerned with hearing. It forms the anterior part of the labyrinth, as a snail-like structure that is situated almost horizontally anterior to the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH.Breast Implants: Implants used to reconstruct and/or cosmetically enhance the female breast. They have an outer shell or envelope of silicone elastomer and are filled with either saline or silicone gel. The outer shell may be either smooth or textured.Implants, Experimental: Artificial substitutes for body parts and materials inserted into organisms during experimental studies.Temporal Bone: Either of a pair of compound bones forming the lateral (left and right) surfaces and base of the skull which contains the organs of hearing. It is a large bone formed by the fusion of parts: the squamous (the flattened anterior-superior part), the tympanic (the curved anterior-inferior part), the mastoid (the irregular posterior portion), and the petrous (the part at the base of the skull).Audiology: The study of hearing and hearing impairment.Child Language: The language and sounds expressed by a child at a particular maturational stage in development.Hearing Tests: Part of an ear examination that measures the ability of sound to reach the brain.Electrodes, Implanted: Surgically placed electric conductors through which ELECTRIC STIMULATION is delivered to or electrical activity is recorded from a specific point inside the body.Language Tests: Tests designed to assess language behavior and abilities. They include tests of vocabulary, comprehension, grammar and functional use of language, e.g., Development Sentence Scoring, Receptive-Expressive Emergent Language Scale, Parsons Language Sample, Utah Test of Language Development, Michigan Language Inventory and Verbal Language Development Scale, Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, Northwestern Syntax Screening Test, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Ammons Full-Range Picture Vocabulary Test, and Assessment of Children's Language Comprehension.Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Brain Stem: Electrical waves in the CEREBRAL CORTEX generated by BRAIN STEM structures in response to auditory click stimuli. These are found to be abnormal in many patients with CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE lesions, MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, or other DEMYELINATING DISEASES.Pattern Recognition, Physiological: The analysis of a critical number of sensory stimuli or facts (the pattern) by physiological processes such as vision (PATTERN RECOGNITION, VISUAL), touch, or hearing.Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted: Computer-assisted processing of electric, ultrasonic, or electronic signals to interpret function and activity.Vocabulary: The sum or the stock of words used by a language, a group, or an individual. (From Webster, 3d ed)Dental Implantation, Endosseous: Insertion of an implant into the bone of the mandible or maxilla. The implant has an exposed head which protrudes through the mucosa and is a prosthodontic abutment.Hearing Loss, Central: Hearing loss due to disease of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS (in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM) which originate in the COCHLEAR NUCLEI of the PONS and then ascend bilaterally to the MIDBRAIN, the THALAMUS, and then the AUDITORY CORTEX in the TEMPORAL LOBE. Bilateral lesions of the auditory pathways are usually required to cause central hearing loss. Cortical deafness refers to loss of hearing due to bilateral auditory cortex lesions. Unilateral BRAIN STEM lesions involving the cochlear nuclei may result in unilateral hearing loss.Lipreading: The process by which an observer comprehends speech by watching the movements of the speaker's lips without hearing the speaker's voice.Auditory Cortex: The region of the cerebral cortex that receives the auditory radiation from the MEDIAL GENICULATE BODY.Evoked Potentials, Auditory: The electric response evoked in the CEREBRAL CORTEX by ACOUSTIC STIMULATION or stimulation of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS.Language Arts: Skills in the use of language which lead to proficiency in written or spoken communication.Bionics: The study of systems, particularly electronic systems, which function after the manner of, in a manner characteristic of, or resembling living systems. Also, the science of applying biological techniques and principles to the design of electronic systems.Electric Stimulation: Use of electric potential or currents to elicit biological responses.Orbital Implants: Rounded objects made of coral, teflon, or alloplastic polymer and covered with sclera, and which are implanted in the orbit following enucleation. An artificial eye (EYE, ARTIFICIAL) is usually attached to the anterior of the orbital implant for cosmetic purposes.Communication Methods, Total: Utilization of all available receptive and expressive modes for the purpose of achieving communication with the hearing impaired, such as gestures, postures, facial expression, types of voice, formal speech and non-speech systems, and simultaneous communication.Round Window, Ear: Fenestra of the cochlea, an opening in the basal wall between the MIDDLE EAR and the INNER EAR, leading to the cochlea. It is closed by a secondary tympanic membrane.Voice: The sounds produced by humans by the passage of air through the LARYNX and over the VOCAL CORDS, and then modified by the resonance organs, the NASOPHARYNX, and the MOUTH.Dental Implants, Single-Tooth: Devices, usually alloplastic, surgically inserted into or onto the jawbone, which support a single prosthetic tooth and serve either as abutments or as cosmetic replacements for missing teeth.Deaf-Blind Disorders: The absence of both hearing and vision.Auditory Pathways: NEURAL PATHWAYS and connections within the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM, beginning at the hair cells of the ORGAN OF CORTI, continuing along the eighth cranial nerve, and terminating at the AUDITORY CORTEX.Acoustics: The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. In medicine it is often applied in procedures in speech and hearing studies. With regard to the environment, it refers to the characteristics of a room, auditorium, theatre, building, etc. that determines the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Auditory Brain Stem Implants: Multi-channel hearing devices typically used for patients who have tumors on the COCHLEAR NERVE and are unable to benefit from COCHLEAR IMPLANTS after tumor surgery that severs the cochlear nerve. The device electrically stimulates the nerves of cochlea nucleus in the BRAIN STEM rather than the inner ear as in cochlear implants.Otologic Surgical Procedures: Surgery performed on the external, middle, or internal ear.Cues: Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.Recognition (Psychology): The knowledge or perception that someone or something present has been previously encountered.Electrodes: Electric conductors through which electric currents enter or leave a medium, whether it be an electrolytic solution, solid, molten mass, gas, or vacuum.Time Perception: The ability to estimate periods of time lapsed or duration of time.Education of Hearing Disabled: The teaching or training of those individuals with hearing disability or impairment.Biomedical Technology: The application of technology to the solution of medical problems.Titanium: A dark-gray, metallic element of widespread distribution but occurring in small amounts; atomic number, 22; atomic weight, 47.90; symbol, Ti; specific gravity, 4.5; used for fixation of fractures. (Dorland, 28th ed)Dental Prosthesis, Implant-Supported: A prosthesis that gains its support, stability, and retention from a substructure that is implanted under the soft tissues of the basal seat of the device and is in contact with bone. (From Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed)Absorbable Implants: Implants constructed of materials designed to be absorbed by the body without producing an immune response. They are usually composed of plastics and are frequently used in orthopedics and orthodontics.Hearing Loss, Unilateral: Partial or complete hearing loss in one ear.Magnets: Objects that produce a magnetic field.Language: A verbal or nonverbal means of communicating ideas or feelings.Linguistics: The science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and historical linguistics. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Hearing Disorders: Conditions that impair the transmission of auditory impulses and information from the level of the ear to the temporal cortices, including the sensorineural pathways.Diagnostic Techniques, Otological: Methods and procedures for the diagnosis of diseases of the ear or of hearing disorders or demonstration of hearing acuity or loss.Telemetry: Transmission of the readings of instruments to a remote location by means of wires, radio waves, or other means. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Sign Language: A system of hand gestures used for communication by the deaf or by people speaking different languages.Dental Prosthesis Design: The plan and delineation of dental prostheses in general or a specific dental prosthesis. It does not include DENTURE DESIGN. The framework usually consists of metal.Vestibulocochlear Nerve Diseases: Pathological processes of the VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE, including the branches of COCHLEAR NERVE and VESTIBULAR NERVE. Common examples are VESTIBULAR NEURITIS, cochlear neuritis, and ACOUSTIC NEUROMA. Clinical signs are varying degree of HEARING LOSS; VERTIGO; and TINNITUS.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Verbal Behavior: Includes both producing and responding to words, either written or spoken.Speech Articulation Tests: Tests of accuracy in pronouncing speech sounds, e.g., Iowa Pressure Articulation Test, Deep Test of Articulation, Templin-Darley Tests of Articulation, Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation, Screening Speech Articulation Test, Arizona Articulation Proficiency Scale.Cochlear Diseases: Pathological processes of the snail-like structure (COCHLEA) of the inner ear (LABYRINTH) which can involve its nervous tissue, blood vessels, or fluid (ENDOLYMPH).Inferior Colliculi: The posterior pair of the quadrigeminal bodies which contain centers for auditory function.Comprehension: The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding. (American Heritage Dictionary, 4th ed) Includes understanding by a patient or research subject of information disclosed orally or in writing.Socioenvironmental Therapy: Therapy whose primary emphasis is on the physical and social structuring of the environment to promote interpersonal relationships which will be influential in reducing behavioral disturbances of patients.ReadingProsthesis Fitting: The fitting and adjusting of artificial parts of the body. (From Stedman's, 26th ed)Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Electronics, Medical: The research and development of ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES for such medical applications as diagnosis, therapy, research, anesthesia control, cardiac control, and surgery. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Signal Detection, Psychological: Psychophysical technique that permits the estimation of the bias of the observer as well as detectability of the signal (i.e., stimulus) in any sensory modality. (From APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Language Development Disorders: Conditions characterized by language abilities (comprehension and expression of speech and writing) that are below the expected level for a given age, generally in the absence of an intellectual impairment. These conditions may be associated with DEAFNESS; BRAIN DISEASES; MENTAL DISORDERS; or environmental factors.Analysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Signal-To-Noise Ratio: The comparison of the quantity of meaningful data to the irrelevant or incorrect data.Discrimination (Psychology): Differential response to different stimuli.Treatment Outcome: Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.Reflex, Acoustic: Intra-aural contraction of tensor tympani and stapedius in response to sound.Audiometry, Evoked Response: A form of electrophysiologic audiometry in which an analog computer is included in the circuit to average out ongoing or spontaneous brain wave activity. A characteristic pattern of response to a sound stimulus may then become evident. Evoked response audiometry is known also as electric response audiometry.Voice Quality: That component of SPEECH which gives the primary distinction to a given speaker's VOICE when pitch and loudness are excluded. It involves both phonatory and resonatory characteristics. Some of the descriptions of voice quality are harshness, breathiness and nasality.Immediate Dental Implant Loading: Endosseous dental implantation where implants are fitted with an abutment or where an implant with a transmucosal coronal portion is used immediately (within 1 week) after the initial extraction. Conventionally, the implantation is performed in two stages with more than two months in between the stages.Phonation: The process of producing vocal sounds by means of VOCAL CORDS vibrating in an expiratory blast of air.Mainstreaming (Education): Most frequently refers to the integration of a physically or mentally disabled child into the regular class of normal peers and provision of the appropriately determined educational program.Vestibular Aqueduct: A small bony canal linking the vestibule of the inner ear to the posterior part of the internal surface of the petrous TEMPORAL BONE. It transmits the endolymphatic duct and two small blood vessels.Electrical Equipment and Supplies: Apparatus and instruments that generate and operate with ELECTRICITY, and their electrical components.Dental Abutments: Natural teeth or teeth roots used as anchorage for a fixed or removable denture or other prosthesis (such as an implant) serving the same purpose.Auditory Diseases, Central: Disorders of hearing or auditory perception due to pathological processes of the AUDITORY PATHWAYS in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. These include CENTRAL HEARING LOSS and AUDITORY PERCEPTUAL DISORDERS.
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In December 2009 he was fitted with a cochlear implant. He is the Ambassador for The National Foundation for the Deaf Inc. and ... List of Otago representative cricketers "It's hear at last - and no more phone hang-ups". www.stuff.co.nz. 2010-08-29. ...
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McDuff currently uses cochlear implants to hear, though these can not be used whilst he wears a crash helmet for racing. McDuff ... McDuff was surgically implanted with cochlear implants. As a result of the implants, he has been able to adapt to the simulated ... Whilst racing, McDuff is unable to wear the processors for his cochlear implants that allow him to hear. This means that he ... "Silence Racing - Caleb McDuff - Cochlear Implant - Deaf Kart Racer on ITV Wales News". YouTube. 2013-12-30. Retrieved 2014-05- ...
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Hearing aids and cochlear implants may make the child able to hear sounds in their hearing range-but they don't restore normal ... Some say that the benefits and safety of cochlear implants continues to grow, especially when children with implants receive a ... It is a goal for some audiologists to test and fit a deaf child with a cochlear implant by six months of age, so that they ... Cochlear implants can stimulate the auditory nerve directly to restore some hearing, but the sound quality isn't that of a ...
... and summation effects in bilateral users of the MED-EL COMBI 40/40+ cochlear implant". Ear Hear. 25 (3): 197-204. June 2004. ... and phase of a sound heard by the two ears and uses the difference to interpret directional information. The shadowed ear, the ...
It was established that for the best chances of success then cochlear implants needed to be made whilst a child was very young ... In 1970 another book was published by Whetnall and Fry titled Learning to Hear. The publication was assisted by her widower Dr ... Irrespective of this criticism cochlear implants were successful even though they could be seen as treating deaf children as ...
Cochlear implants have also been tested. Once the surgical implantation is complete, an infant has the opportunity to ... Once language has been heard, the infant begins to babble and speak in rhythmic patterns just as hearing infants do. Though ... "Co-occurrence patterns in the babbling of children with a cochlear implant". The syllable in speech production.: 187-204. ... further continuation of babbling and speech development depends upon the ability for the child to hear themselves. For this ...
ADLs can be used with hearing aids and cochlear implants to improve the individuals hearing. Augmentative and Alternative ... Assistive listening devices (ADL) are devices used to amplify sounds an individual wants to hear, especially in areas with lots ...
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... used cochlear implants to hear. They discovered further evidence for rate coding of pitch, a system that codes for information ... NAD Cochlear Implant Committee. "NAD Position Statement on Cochlear Implants (2000)". Cochlear Implants %7c National ... Middle ear implants or bone conduction implants can help with conductive hearing loss. People with cochlear implants are at a ... This implant is invisible under the intact skin and therefore minimises the risk of skin irritations. Cochlear implants improve ...
House's first design for a cochlear implant was surgically implanted in 1961, but the implant was rejected by the patient's ... Denworth, Lydia (2014). I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language. USA: Penguin ... physician and medical researcher who developed and invented the cochlear implant. The cochlear implant is considered to be the ... ISBN 978-0-525-95379-1. Mudry, Albert; Mills, Mara (2013). "The early history of the cochlear implant: a retrospective". JAMA ...
He is known for his work in the implantation and surgical training of and associated with cochlear implants. In 2014 he led the ... Erin Criger (March 7, 2011). "Toddler gets the gift of sound, hears mom's voice for first time". CityNews. Retrieved July 16, ... Mary Sheppard (Mar 31, 2011). "Cochlear implants: A world of sound for the deaf". CBC News. CBC.ca. Archived from the original ...
With this implant, sounds are not the same as sounds that a hearing person experiences. Since the Cochlear implant is in fact ... Although the implant does provide an artificial means by which its hosts can hear, this is not the same as a hearing aid ... The cochlear implant is a device surgically implanted in the skull that provides stimulation to the nerve to promote hearing. ... Therefore the cochlear implant is not able to give all deaf people hearing and speech. During the mid to late 20th century, a ...
Cochlear Implants - Benefits and Risks of Cochlear Implants. (September 8, 2010). In U.S. Food and Drug Administration. ... However, children who do not hear have to switch their visual attention back and forth between stimuli. Since observation and ... If implanted early enough deaf children can attain clear, normal spoken language. Cochlear implants have been the subject of a ... A cochlear implant is placed surgically inside the cochlea, which is the part of the inner ear that converts sound to neural ...
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In 1983, Riley inserted Indiana's first cochlear implant into a deaf child. After helping children hear, the hospital was the ... That year Riley surgeons started using Repiphysis, a prosthetic that is implanted in limbs and started performing pulmonary ...
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Hear Again 2 are experts in cochlear implants in Tehachapi and Bakersfield, CA. ... hearing aids arent enough and cochlear implants are an option. ... What is a Cochlear Implant?. Cochlear implants are hearing ... Do I Need a Cochlear Implant?. At Hear Again 2, we perform cochlear implant pre-evaluations. A pre-implant evaluation is ... How Does a Cochlear Implant Work?. The cochlear implants electrodes that deliver signals to the brain are surgically implanted ...
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- This affords the opportunity to provide these children access to cochlear implantation, although medical and audiologic challenges must be addressed. (aappublications.org)
- The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety and efficacy of cochlear implantation in children who are younger than 1 year. (aappublications.org)
- This new population of hearing-impaired infants, who by virtue of the extent of their hearing losses are possible candidates for cochlear implantation, provides new opportunities and challenges. (aappublications.org)
- Characteristically, pediatric cochlear implant recipients already have significant language and speech delays at the time of implantation considering that, historically, the majority of children were receiving implants at age 2 years and older. (aappublications.org)
- 6 Pediatric cochlear implantation, however, has provided these profoundly congenitally/prelingually deaf children with greater access to sound, which has promoted an increase in auditory skills, speech understanding, and oral linguistic development. (aappublications.org)
- Your child has completed the cochlear implantation process and is now ready to begin her hearing journey. (childrenshospital.org)
- Goals and expectations for the outcome of cochlear implantation vary for different children and are reviewed thoroughly with the family before the surgery. (childrenshospital.org)
- To celebrate the launch of RONDO, the world's first single-unit processor for CIs, patients who receive a MED-EL cochlear implant until February 28th 2015 (date of implantation) will receive both the all-new RONDO and the OPUS 2 behind-the-ear processor! (medel.com)
- Hirschfelder A, Gräbel S, Olze H. The impact of cochlear implantation on quality of life: The role of audiologic performance and variables. (cochlear.com)
- The results of cochlear implantation in children who have additional disabilities are noticeably different from those in deaf children who have no additional disabilities. (thefreelibrary.com)
- As an example, most of the research hitherto conducted in our centers around children's language acquisition or parents' view about cochlear implantation and various aspects of its impact. (thefreelibrary.com)
- The inclusion criteria consisted of congenital deafness or deafness by the age of 3 years and cochlear implantation 2 years prior to study commencement. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Unilateral implantation of an FDA approved single or multi-channel cochlear implant is considered medically necessary for subsequent bilateral implantation (that is, sequential implantation) without retesting of hearing when the above criteria are met at the time of the initial (first) cochlear implantation. (unicare.com)
- Localization of the electrode after cochlear implantation seems to have an impact on auditory outcome, and conebeam CT has emerged as a reliable method for visualizing the electrode array position within the cochlea. (ajnr.org)
- Years ago I remembered reading an email from someone whose implant array came out after implantation, and I had a funny feeling that was what had happened to mine. (bellaonline.com)
- This study adds to the growing evidence that successful cochlear implantation can be achieved in appropriately selected renal transplant patients," McKinnon and Iverson write. (healthcanal.com)
- At the Johns Hopkins Listening Center , surgeons performed cochlear implantation surgery on each of the Huegel's four deaf children. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- When Rebecca was 15-months old, surgeons performed a cochlear implantation on her right ear. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- The Johns Hopkins Listening Center offers a comprehensive approach to cochlear implantation and is one of the largest cochlear implant programs in the nation. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- The aim of this case series was to assess the impact of auditory rehabilitation with cochlear implantation on the cognitive function of elderly patients over time. (dovepress.com)
- Comprehensive neurocognitive testing of elderly women demonstrated areas of improvement in cognitive function and auditory perception following cochlear implantation. (dovepress.com)
- However, no public policy promotes early identification of deaf infants whose hearing would be much improved with cochlear implantation in comparison to hearing aids. (medindia.net)
- Infants should be evaluated to determine if cochlear implantation would provide a superior hearing. (medindia.net)
- In the study, researchers reviewed Lurie Children's experience with 219 children who underwent cochlear implantation before they were three years old, including a group of 39 children who were implanted when younger than 12 months of age. (medindia.net)
- Drs. Young and Hoff are preparing to lead a multicenter clinical trial on the safety and efficacy of implantation of infants and children receiving a MED-El cochlear implant system. (medindia.net)
- The study, expected to open later in 2019, has the potential to expand Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labeling for cochlear implantation to children as young as age seven months of age. (medindia.net)
- Pediatric otolaryngologist or neuro-otologist (ENT doctors who are highly skilled in surgery for children's cochlear implantation). (cookchildrens.org)
- A cost-utility scenario analysis of bilateral cochlear implantation. (nih.gov)
- What are the risks of cochlear implantation? (unc.edu)
- Chronic electrical stimulation via cochlear implantation has been used in an attempt to slow the rate of degeneration in cats neonatally deafened by ototoxic agents but with mixed results. (springer.com)
- Numerous variables (including etiology and duration of deafness, age at implantation, and extent of prior auditory experience) are known to influence clinical outcomes, thereby emphasizing the multifactorial nature of auditory performance following cochlear implantation. (springer.com)
- Cochlear implantation outcomes in patients with autoimmune and immune-mediated inner ear disease. (webmd.com)
- Who Benefits from Cochlear Implantation? (usf.edu)
- A third group, patients who were born deaf but did not seek cochlear implantation until their late teens or later, sometimes may benefit but not nearly as much as those in the other two groups. (usf.edu)
- If it seems that you would benefit from cochlear implantation, a CT scan of your ears and an MRI of your brain will be ordered. (usf.edu)
- What factors might favor or limit my child's benefit from a cochlear implant? (childrenshospital.org)
- The benefit from a cochlear implant may be limited by a child's previous language deprivation or by a particular child's disorder in language acquisition skills. (childrenshospital.org)
- That person may have a moderate or even severe hearing loss, but if they can get by with hearing aids or without having to read lips, then they don't have severe or profound hearing loss to the point where they would benefit from a cochlear implant. (enterprisenews.com)
- If you have severe or profound hearing loss in one ear and not in your good ear, then you still would not benefit from a cochlear implant. (enterprisenews.com)
- Controversy exists regarding whether sign language in combination with spoken language provides greater benefit from a cochlear implant than spoken language alone. (aappublications.org)
- Many adults and children with severe-to-profound hearing loss may benefit from a cochlear implant. (hearingloss.org)
- A child who's deaf at birth is considered to have the best conditions to benefit from a cochlear implant if operated early. (ltu.se)
- But cochlear implants do not hold a miracle cure for deafness. (asha.org)
- Recent years have seen a drastic rise in the number of children receiving cochlear implants who have significant disabilities in addition to their deafness. (thefreelibrary.com)
- In the United States, over 96,000 people have cochlear implants (Source: National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 2017). (asha.org)
- 2578 words - 11 pages deafness - hearing aids, assistive listening devices, or cochlear implants - to name a few. (brightkite.com)
- The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of cochlear implants for severe to profound deafness in children and adults: a systematic review and economic model. (nih.gov)
- Now Jonas, in eighth grade, is coming of age into his deafness and understanding, "Hey, I am deaf, and I can turn my implant off and experience the world differently. (aarp.org)
- Cochlear implants cannot cure deafness or provide true hearing. (empowher.com)
- For some who have a desire to correct deafness, a cochlear implant can be a solution that opens up the world of sound, music and spoken words to individuals who thought they would never hear the sound of their loved ones' voices. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- The cochlear implant, which represents a significant advancement in the treatment of deafness, was pioneered in the early 1960s by otologist Dr. William House. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- The implant brings to people, depending on the completeness and nature of their deafness, the ability to hear and distinguish loud noises, and sometimes, enables recipients to hear and understand speaking. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- Depending on a user's condition and the reasons for their deafness, they may be able to hear only broad, distinguishable sounds, or they may be able to hear and understand words or music, and even speak and understand voices on the telephone. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Cochlear Implants. (webmd.com)
- The discovery someday might improve cochlear implants for deafness and lead to devices to restore vision, maintain balance and treat movement disorders like Parkinson's. (eurekalert.org)
- Three years ago, he had cochlear implant surgery after genetic nerve deafness slowly robbed him of his hearing. (sptimes.com)
- Cochlear implants differ from hearing aids in bypassing the damaged hair cells in the cochlea and directly stimulating the auditory nerve, Skinner explained. (asha.org)
- Currents from tiny electrodes, curled inside the snail-shaped cochlea of his inner ear, are stimulating his auditory nerve, allowing him to hear the thud of the Play-Doh and the creak of the chair and to assimilate the words of encouragement from his grandmother next to him. (theguardian.com)
- Tiny, delicate hair cells in the cochlea communicate sound signals to the auditory nerve brain, allowing a person to hear different sounds. (hear-me-now.org)
- A cochlear implant bypasses the damaged part of the ear and sends sound signals directly to the auditory nerve. (hear-me-now.org)
- The anatomy of the child's ear and auditory nerve also may limit sound reception and clarity with an implant. (childrenshospital.org)
- Electrically evoked compound action potentials (ECAPs) reflect the response of the auditory nerve to electrical stimulation while electrocochleography (ECochG) reflects the response of the cochlear hair cells and auditory nerve to acoustic stimulation. (frontiersin.org)
- A transmitter sends sound signals to a receiver and stimulator implanted under the skin, which stimulate the auditory nerve with electrodes that have been threaded into the cochlea. (mayoclinic.org)
- Unlike hearing aids, which amplify sound, a cochlear implant bypasses damaged portions of the ear to deliver sound signals to the hearing (auditory) nerve. (mayoclinic.org)
- A single or multi-channel unilateral or bilateral cochlear implant is intended to restore a level of auditory sensation to an individual with bilateral severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss by means of electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve. (unicare.com)
- Where hearing aids amplify sound, cochlear implants bypass the damaged portion of the ear and directly stimulate the auditory nerve. (enterprisenews.com)
- A cochlear implant is surgically implanted and sends electrical impulses through the auditory nerve. (consumeraffairs.com)
- The implant consists of two parts: an outer section with a microphone and processor, and an internal element that transmits electric pulses to the auditory nerve. (consumeraffairs.com)
- Cochlear implants and auditory brain stem implants use a small wire called an electrode array to transmit electronic impulses and stimulate the auditory nerve or brain stem. (consumeraffairs.com)
- Cochlear implants are medical devices that bypass damaged structures in the inner ear and directly stimulate the auditory nerve. (hearingloss.org)
- A cochlear implant (CI) is a hearing aid that, through electrical stimulation of the auditory nerve, provides severely hearing impaired and deaf children and adults the opportunity to perceive sounds. (ltu.se)
- Regardless of ganglion neuron status, there is unambiguous restoration of auditory nerve synapses in the cochlear nucleus of these cats implanted at the earlier age. (springer.com)
- Cochlear implants bypass the inner workings of the ear by sending signals directly to the auditory nerve. (empowher.com)
- By connecting and sending signals directly to the auditory nerve, the small devices allow children who were born deaf -- children like Jayde Scholl -- to hear. (cafemom.com)
- Ear anatomy Cochlear nucleus innervated by a branching auditory nerve fibre Terminal nuclei of the vestibular nerve, with their upper connections. (wikipedia.org)
- A growing body of research has demonstrated that children who receive cochlear implants when they are very young make greater gains in acquiring age-appropriate language skills than children implanted when they are older. (asha.org)
- Most children who receive cochlear implants do enjoy some degree of benefit. (childrenshospital.org)
- Max Planck Institute researchers report deaf children who receive cochlear implants are better at learning words when introduced to spoken word than children with normal hearing. (neurosciencenews.com)
- Most children with hearing loss who receive cochlear implants (CI) learn spoken language, and parents must choose early on whether to use sign language to accompany speech at home. (aappublications.org)
- There are now more than 60,000 cochlear implant recipients worldwide who are listening and speaking through the use of technology and AO/AV therapy. (hear-me-now.org)
- 93% of cochlear implant recipients improved speech understanding compared to when they used to wear hearing aids. (cochlear.com)
- Recipients featured use the Cochlear™ Nucleus® implant system and/or Baha® bone conduction implant systems for the treatment of moderately severe to profound hearing loss. (cochlear.com)
- Recipients may take advantage of this enhanced spectral information to hear more pitches, which can improve speech understanding in noise, music appreciation, and tonal language perception. (advancedbionics.com)
- 3,4,5 In fact, using psychoacoustic tests, some AB implant recipients can hear as many as 451 distinct pitches with current steering. (advancedbionics.com)
- AB recipients can use fine spectral and temporal information to hear sound accurately, enabling them to better understand tonal information in speech and to enjoy music. (advancedbionics.com)
- All Advanced Bionics recipients or their caregivers can be confident that the implant is functioning properly and that they can benefit from all features of our technology thanks to the proprietary Bidirectional Inductive Communication Link that relays information about the implant's functional status in real time back to the sound processor. (advancedbionics.com)
- The HiRes™ Ultra and 90K Advantage cochlear implants exceed the industry standard for impact resistance 12, 13, 14 and allow recipients to participate in everyday activities and sports without worry. (advancedbionics.com)
- Gap detection threshold (GDT) is a commonly used measure of temporal acuity in cochlear-implant (CI) recipients. (biomedsearch.com)
- Doctors and other health care providers should review vaccination records of their patients who are cochlear implant recipients or candidates to ensure that they have received the recommended vaccinations based on the age-appropriate schedules for high risk people. (cdc.gov)
- The Relationship Between Spectral Modulation Detection and Speech Recognition: Adult Versus Pediatric Cochlear Implant Recipients. (nih.gov)
- range, 67-81 years) cochlear implant recipients (n=7). (dovepress.com)
- Surprisingly, studies of human temporal bones from deceased cochlear implant recipients have reported no correlation between spiral ganglion cell loss and performance on speech recognition tasks (Nadol et al. (springer.com)
- In order to determine if a person is a candidate for a cochlear implant, the person must be examined by an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor (otolaryngologist). (medlineplus.gov)
- When is a child a candidate for a cochlear implant? (unc.edu)
- He was now a candidate for a cochlear implant (CI) . (chop.edu)
- Because he lost his hearing later in life, after he had already experienced normal hearing and speaking, Dumphy was an ideal candidate for a cochlear implant. (sptimes.com)
- They should also have realistic expectations, motivation to learn to hear again, and no medical contraindications to surgery. (asha.org)
- The journey from silence to sound begins when the implant processor is activated four to six weeks after surgery. (asha.org)
- Karlee Ray grabs a quick nap with her mother, Joelle, shortly after her surgery at Boston Children's Hospital to have her cochlear implants installed. (unionleader.com)
- AUBURN -- Now that the surgery to install 10-month-old Karlee Ray's cochlear implants has been completed, her parents are eagerly awaiting the moment doctors will turn them on so their daughter can hear their voices for the first time in her life. (unionleader.com)
- Taliyah had surgery for her two cochlear implants on 23 May. (ridbc.org.au)
- Cochlear Implant Surgery can be a life changing procedure, but it comes with a large financial price tag. (aqhearing.com)
- According to Weigand, the cochlear implant surgery would bypass the hearing system that isn't working and stimulate it electrically rather than acoustically. (aqhearing.com)
- Cochlear implant surgery can achieve that," said Weigand. (aqhearing.com)
- Hopefully, the Rubin Family is able to find ways to fund the cochlear implant surgery and provide the important, life changing procedure for their son. (aqhearing.com)
- To make insertion easy and to provide flexibility for surgeons, the implant is designed for a shallow 1mm ramped recess, requiring minimal drilling to reduce surgery time. (advancedbionics.com)
- HiFocus electrode contacts are encased in a slim flexible tapered silicone carrier to minimize insertion forces and damage to cochlear structures during surgery. (advancedbionics.com)
- Cochlear implant surgery and cochlear implant technology has evolved very significantly over the last several decades. (mayoclinic.org)
- The study found that even two years after implant surgery, children with cochlear implants with a positioner were at greater risk of developing bacterial meningitis than children in the general US population. (cdc.gov)
- That's why he jumped at the chance last month to be the first patient to have cochlear implant surgery in Peoria. (enterprisenews.com)
- For parents of a child with hearing loss, one of those decisions might be surgery for cochlear implants . (healthyhearing.com)
- Because cochlear implants are only approved by the FDA for those aged 1 year and older, Patrick had cochlear implant surgery the week of his first birthday. (healthyhearing.com)
- It is implanted using surgery, and works in a different way. (medlineplus.gov)
- If you or your child has severe to profound hearing loss, cochlear implant surgery might be a good option. (consumeraffairs.com)
- Hearing aids are removable devices while cochlear implants require surgery. (consumeraffairs.com)
- A cochlear implant requires surgery and therapy afterward to learn how to use it and understand how it works. (consumeraffairs.com)
- The surgery for cochlear implants involves anesthesia, which always carries some risks. (consumeraffairs.com)
- I don't even like to hear about surgery or needles. (cochlearamericas.com)
- After recovering from surgery, patients come back to Hopkins to have their implant activated by an audiologist. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Turn the cochlear implant on a few weeks after surgery. (cookchildrens.org)
- Otolaryngologists (ear, nose, and throat specialists) perform implant surgery, although not all of them do this procedure. (entnet.org)
- The otolaryngologist examines the ear canal and middle ear to ensure that no active infection or other abnormality precludes the implant surgery. (entnet.org)
- Cochlear implant surgery is usually performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia. (entnet.org)
- The patient with a conductive hearing impairment will be able to hear either with reconstructive ear surgery (otosclerosis) or by the use of a properly fitted hearing aid. (netwellness.org)
- After surgery, a child will not be able to hear immediately. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- Then, this past February, Jayde underwent surgery to install a cochlear implant . (cafemom.com)
- Do you know anyone who ever had cochlear implant surgery? (cafemom.com)
- Before he got the implants, I told (my) wife that if he was able to do it and go through the surgery, then I would get tattoos so he doesn't feel so odd and different, so he doesn't have to go through it by himself," David says. (kktv.com)
- She says that not long after the cochlear implant surgery, Lamont's hearing aid malfunctioned and he was able to successfully rely solely on the new cochlear implant while the aid was replaced. (chop.edu)
- The Cochlear Implant Center at the University of South Florida was established in 2000 as a collaborative effort between the USF Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and the USF Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders. (usf.edu)
- Before proceeding with cochlear implant surgery, your audiologist first needs to conduct a cochlear implant assessment. (marshfieldclinic.org)
- Our expert staff includes surgeons who specialize in cochlear implant surgery - and who are committed to making you feel comfortable and safe. (marshfieldclinic.org)
- The central axons form synaptic connections with cells in the cochlear nucleus of the brainstem. (wikipedia.org)
- There, its fibers synapse with the cell bodies of the cochlear nucleus . (wikipedia.org)
- The cochlear nucleus is the first 'relay station' of the central auditory system and receives mainly ipsilateral afferent input. (wikipedia.org)
- The axons from the low-frequency region of the cochlea project to the ventral portion of the dorsal cochlear nucleus and the ventrolateral portions of the anteroventral cochlear nucleus. (wikipedia.org)
- The axons from the high-frequency region project to the dorsal portion of the anteroventral cochlear nucleus and the uppermost dorsal portions of the dorsal cochlear nucleus. (wikipedia.org)
- The Nucleus Freedom Cochlear Implant Surveillance Trial Results. (cochlear.com)
- Clinical Evaluation of the Cochlear Nucleus CI532 Cochlear Implants in Adults Investigator Meeting. (cochlear.com)
- These assistive listening devices (ALDs) can be used with some types of hearing aids, or with Cochlear™ Baha® or Nucleus® devices. (cochlear.com)
- Founded in 1981, Cochlear Limited is a leading manufacturer of Nucleus® cochlear implants and other hearing solutions, including the Nucleus® Hybrid Implant System and the Baha® bone conduction system. (consumeraffairs.com)
- As an early adopter of new technology, Mathias was also eager to try Cochlear's newest cochlear implant technology, the Nucleus ® 7 Sound Processor . (cochlearamericas.com)
- Benefits of bilateral electrical stimulation with the nucleus cochlear implant in adults: 6-month postoperative results. (nih.gov)
- The three major components of the cochlear nuclear complex are (see figure below): the dorsal cochlear nucleus (DCN) the anteroventral cochlear nucleus (AVCN) the posteroventral cochlear nucleus (PVCN) Each of the three cochlear nuclei are tonotopically organized. (wikipedia.org)
- When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) first approved a cochlear implant with a single electrode for adults in 1985 and for children in 1990, only those who were almost completely deaf and could only perceive vibrations with a hearing aid could qualify. (asha.org)
- We have seen adults with severe hearing losses do well with cochlear implants--better than they did with hearing aids. (asha.org)
- The success of cochlear implant technology has also enabled adults with greater residual hearing and speech recognition to qualify as cochlear implant candidates. (asha.org)
- Greater numbers of prelingually deaf adults, who lost their hearing before acquiring language, are now beginning to consider cochlear implants as a tool to enhance communication. (asha.org)
- Hope for Maine children and adults with hearing loss: Today's cochlear implants and hearing aids provide excellent auditory access to speech. (hear-me-now.org)
- The thin 4.5mm profi le and small footprint offers a discreet solution once implanted, making it suitable for both adults and children. (advancedbionics.com)
- The FDA first approved cochlear implant devices for adults in 1985 and children in 1990. (asha.org)
- Both children and adults can be candidates for cochlear implants. (medlineplus.gov)
- A cochlear implant might be the right option for children or adults who cannot be helped by hearing aids. (consumeraffairs.com)
- Cochlear implants can be provided for children as young as 12 months old, as well as adults. (hearingloss.org)
- Georgia Health Sciences Health System has a cochlear implant program for adults and children. (healthcanal.com)
- Audiovisual Temporal Processing in Postlingually Deafened Adults with Cochlear Implants. (nih.gov)
- Speech Understanding in Noise for Adults With Cochlear Implants: Effects of Hearing Configuration, Source Location Certainty, and Head Movement. (nih.gov)
- A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of bilateral multichannel cochlear implants in adults with severe-to-profound hearing loss. (nih.gov)
- Although this risk is small, it is important for children and adults with a cochlear implant to be vaccinated. (unc.edu)
- Presentation for the 2007 University Scholars Day at the University of North Texas discussing research on the benefits of frequency-modulated (FM) systems for adults and children using cochlear implants. (unt.edu)
- This paper discusses a research study on the benefits of frequency-modulated (FM) systems for adults and children using cochlear implants. (unt.edu)
- There are two main groups who stand to benefit from this life-changing technology: infants and young children who were born deaf, and adults who have been able to hear in childhood but who have subsequently lost hearing later in life. (usf.edu)
- Some types of cochlear implants have one external unit that has a speech processor, microphone and transmitter combined (lower left), while others have these as separate external parts (upper left and on right). (mayoclinic.org)
- The study found that bacterial meningitis occurred more often in children with all types of cochlear implants than in children of the same age group in the general population. (cdc.gov)
- It also found that children with an implant with a positioner (a piece used in some implant models) were much more likely to get bacterial meningitis than children with other types of cochlear implants. (cdc.gov)
- There are many different types of cochlear implants. (medlineplus.gov)
- As the years went by and my hearing continued to get worse, Dr. Lafargue , my ever-patient CHC audiologist, encouraged me to consider a cochlear implant (CI). (chchearing.org)
- The audiologist may also use neural response recordings to program the device to give sound sensations that are just loud enough to be heard and comfortable. (childrenshospital.org)
- An audiologist can help you find out if a cochlear implant will help you. (asha.org)
- To be considered for a cochlear implant, you will need to receive an evaluation by a physician and audiologist associated with a cochlear implant clinic. (hearingloss.org)
- The implant team (otolaryngologist, audiologist, nurse, and others) will determine your candidacy for a cochlear implant and review what you may expect as a result of the cochlear implant. (entnet.org)
- The audiologist performs extensive hearing tests to find out how much you can hear with and without a hearing aid. (entnet.org)
- Jonas' audiologist told me, 'Give him an implant while young, the brain will do the rest. (aarp.org)
- The implants can be set to meet the needs of users, and an audiologist can set electrode levels for each user. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- Oliver Campbell, who has bilateral cochlear implants. (theguardian.com)
- Children with bilateral cochlear implants are found to have better language and vocabulary skills than children with unilateral cochlear implants, a study shows. (hear-it.org)
- Importance of age and postimplantation experience on speech perception measures in children with sequential bilateral cochlear implants. (nih.gov)
- Perceptual benefit and functional outcomes for children using sequential bilateral cochlear implants. (nih.gov)
- The cochlear nerve carries auditory sensory information from the cochlea of the inner ear directly to the brain . (wikipedia.org)
- The cell bodies of the cochlear nerve lie within the cochlea and collectively form the spiral ganglion , named for the spiral shape it shares with the cochlea. (wikipedia.org)
- The axons from the intermediate frequency region project to intermediate targets, such that tonotopy is preserved between the cochlea and the cochlear nuclei. (wikipedia.org)
- How Does the Cochlea Work to Let Us Hear? (hubpages.com)
- Under software control, the 16 independent current sources of the AB implant can steer stimulation to 120 separate locations along the cochlea, thereby increasing the amount of frequency information that can be delivered 2 . (advancedbionics.com)
- The receiver sends the signals to electrodes implanted in the snail-shaped inner ear (cochlea). (mayoclinic.org)
- In late 2018, a glorious surgeon (Dr. Yates) implanted a magnet in my skull (for the processor's external attachment) and threaded 28 minuscule electrodes into my cochlea. (deafchick.com)
- Cochlear implants channel sound to bypass damaged parts of the cochlea. (consumeraffairs.com)
- In acoustic implants such as BAHAs and middle ear implants, the receiver is fused to the bone or cochlea to receive sound waves. (consumeraffairs.com)
- A hybrid cochlear implant uses two technologies -- a hearing aid which amplifies sound and acoustically transmits the sound through the middle ear to the cochlea as well as cochlear implant technology which converts sound to electrical impulses directly stimulating the hearing nerve in the cochlea. (hearingloss.org)
- An internal component that consists of a small electronic device that is surgically implanted under the skin behind the ear, connected to electrodes that are inserted inside the cochlea. (entnet.org)
- The internal stimulator then sends the signals to the implanted electrodes in the cochlea. (entnet.org)
- In light of the fact that more than 120,000 individuals worldwide have received cochlear implants for the treatment of profound sensorineural hearing impairment (Wilson and Dorman 2008 ), clarification of the relationship between electrical stimulation of the cochlea and spiral ganglion cell viability is of paramount significance. (springer.com)
- Conventional cochlear implants transmit a signal to an array of electrodes placed in the cochlea, which in turn electrically stimulate the cochlear nerve causing it to send signals to the brain. (europa.eu)
- The receiver in turn relays these signals into the electrode which has been inserted into the cochlea, enabling it to substitute for the missing cochlear hair cells. (usf.edu)
- The implant has a coil to receive signals, electronics, and an array of electrodes which is placed into the cochlea, which stimulate the cochlear nerve. (wikipedia.org)
- In 1964, Blair Simmons and Robert J. White implanted a six channel electrode in a patient's cochlea at Stanford University. (wikipedia.org)
- an electrode array embedded in the cochlea The surgical procedure most often used to implant the device is called mastoidectomy with facial recess approach (MFRA). (wikipedia.org)
- There is a lot of variability in cochlear implant outcomes," emphasized Karen Iler Kirk, coordinator of the cochlear implant program at the Indiana University School of Medicine. (asha.org)
- By minimizing cochlear disruption, HiFocus electrodes offer an increased opportunity for better hearing outcomes. (advancedbionics.com)
- The physiological integrity of spiral ganglion neurons is presumed to influence cochlear implant (CI) outcomes, but it is difficult to measure neural health in CI listeners. (springer.com)
- Patti Trautwein, AuD, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at Cochlear Americas, the maker of Patrick's cochlear implants, confirms that cochlear implants can make all the difference in the outcomes of children with hearing loss. (healthyhearing.com)
- We have seen impressive outcomes in children with cochlear implants and today many are participating in classrooms alongside their hearing peers," she said. (healthyhearing.com)
- Outcomes were compared for early-implanted children from a prospective, national cohort differing in amount and duration of sign language use. (aappublications.org)
- 2006 ). Since cochlear implants bypass non-functioning receptor cells and target ganglion neurons for stimulation, spiral ganglion neuronal survival should be crucial for beneficial outcomes. (springer.com)
- Neurotrophin gene augmentation by electrotransfer to improve cochlear implant hearing outcomes. (ucl.ac.uk)
- These are often the first words spoken when a cochlear implant recipient's processor is turned on. (asha.org)
- They can hear at greater distances, and can even talk on the phone with familiar people by directly coupling the telephone to their processor or by holding the phone up to the implant microphone," she said. (asha.org)
- This limited-time offer allows new users of the most advanced MAESTRO Cochlear Implant System to enjoy and compare the very best of each audio processor: the freedom of nothing behind the ear with RONDO's fully-integrated, cable-free design, and the modular design provided by the OPUS 2. (medel.com)
- There are microphones on the processor which take in sound, processor turns the sound into digital code, the code goes up the coil and through my head into the implant which converts the code into electrical impulses. (topiama.com)
- The implant together with the sound processor build a closed loop that ensure proper functioning of the system. (advancedbionics.com)
- A cochlear implant uses a sound processor that you wear behind your ear. (mayoclinic.org)
- Cochlear implants use a sound processor that fits behind the ear. (mayoclinic.org)
- The processor captures sound signals and sends them to a receiver implanted under the skin behind the ear. (mayoclinic.org)
- This document addresses cochlear implants, auditory brainstem implants, and replacement or upgrade of speech processor and controller components. (unicare.com)
- In 2007 I woke up one morning and put my implant processor on my ear - as I did every morning. (bellaonline.com)
- I relegated the implant processor to a drawer, only bringing it out if I had to try to hear something important because I found it would help me slightly with lip-reading. (bellaonline.com)
- The processor is also external and converts sounds picked up by the microphone to digital information (in cochlear implants) or to sound waves (in BAHAs and middle ear implants). (consumeraffairs.com)
- In cochlear implants, digital information is passed from the processor to the receiver, where it is converted into electronic impulses. (consumeraffairs.com)
- During this time, you will not be able to hear because the external part of the device, the processor, is not yet connected to the receiver. (consumeraffairs.com)
- The cochlear implant, in basic terms, consists of an external processor, and two surgically implanted components: a receiver and an electrode. (usf.edu)
- they have a sound processor that resides on the outside of the skin (and generally worn behind the ear) which contains microphones, electronics, battery, and a coil which transmits a signal to the implant. (wikipedia.org)
- Cochlear implants allow deaf people to receive and process sounds and speech. (medlineplus.gov)
- Cochlear implants are not indicated for all hard of hearing or deaf people. (hearingloss.org)
- Many, if not most, deaf people have some hearing capacity, though the range of what is heard can be very narrow, e.g. jet engines. (wordpress.com)
- Cochlear implants can make the work of hearing and processing sound easier for deaf people, and I think that's great. (wordpress.com)
- We're going to talk to the brain with optical infrared pulses instead of electrical pulses," which now are used in cochlear implants to provide deaf people with limited hearing, says Richard Rabbitt, a professor of bioengineering and senior author of the heart-cell and inner-ear-cell studies published this month in The Journal of Physiology . (eurekalert.org)
- And some feel threatened by the advent of cochlear implants, electronic devices that can help profoundly deaf people hear. (sptimes.com)
- The HiRes Ultra implant offers two electrode designs, the straight HiFocus™ SlimJ electrode and the precurved HiFocus™ Mid-Scala electrode, to offer the surgeon a choice based on their practice preferences and the recipient's anatomy. (advancedbionics.com)
- In fact, cochlear implant patients typically get vaccinations to bolster their immune response to common infections since an electrode, connecting the device to the inner ear, can become a highway for bacteria and viruses. (healthcanal.com)
- This is the solution for those who hear too well to receive a conventional cochlear implant, but who cannot use a conventional hearing aid. (hear-it.org)
- Patients who lack functioning hair cells in a certain region may in the future benefit from the use of a conventional cochlear implant and a laser-based one integrated in a single device. (europa.eu)
- The Hybrid cochlear implant (CI) has been developed for individuals with high frequency hearing loss who retain good low frequency hearing. (frontiersin.org)
- A unilateral hybrid cochlear implant is intended to restore a level of auditory sensation to an individual with residual low-frequency hearing sensitivity and bilateral severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss. (unicare.com)
- For infants with severe-to-profound hearing loss, you have to teach them to understand the meaning of sound and then compare whether they function as well as a child with a cochlear implant. (asha.org)
- Some speech sounds, such as "ed" or "s," are never heard by children with severe-to-profound hearing losses because hearing aids cannot make the sound loud enough, or because there are no longer cochlear hair cells left to transmit the sound. (asha.org)
- Cochlear implants offer the opportunity for many young deaf children to acquire age-appropriate language skills, and they seem to acquire listening skills with less effort than do children who have profound hearing losses using hearing aids, Kirk said. (asha.org)
- A prospective study was conducted of 18 children who had confirmed severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss and received cochlear implants at our medical center before 12 months of age. (aappublications.org)
- Watch the MAESTRO cochlear implant system help those with profound hearing loss. (medel.com)
- Cochlear implants are small electronic devices that provide sound to people with significant or profound hearing loss. (consumeraffairs.com)
- In such cases, cochlear implants can be helpful and are being used by more people with severe and profound hearing loss who no longer benefit from hearing aids. (hearingloss.org)
- The cochlear implant has become widely recognized as an established treatment for profound hearing loss. (hearingloss.org)
- They are surgically implanted to improve hearing in people with severe or profound hearing losses. (hearingloss.org)
- A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to individuals with severe to profound hearing loss who do not benefit from a conventional hearing aid. (entnet.org)
- Purpose: 1) To assess whether very early access to speech sounds provided by the cochlear implant (CI) enabled children with severe to profound hearing loss to develop age-appropriate phonological awareness abilities during their preschool years. (ku.edu)
- A cochlear implant may be an option for patients with severe or profound hearing loss. (marshfieldclinic.org)
- Sample selection was done by matching all congenitally deaf children with cochlear implants who had at least one additional disability with no severe motor or mental disorders (16 patients) with 16-randomly selected congenitally deaf children with cochlear implants who had no additional disabilities. (thefreelibrary.com)
- When hearing loss becomes so severe that hearing aids no longer help, a cochlear implant not only amplifies sound but also lets people hear speech clearly. (health24.com)
- A cochlear (koe-klee-er) implant is a device that can help if you have a severe hearing loss. (asha.org)
- For people with severe hearing loss, a cochlear implant may help. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
- Since severe sensorineural hearing loss cannot be corrected with medicine, it can be treated only with a cochlear implant. (entnet.org)
- A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing in cases of severe hearing loss. (marshfieldclinic.org)
- There is low to moderate quality evidence that when CIs are implanted in both ears at the same time, they improve hearing in noisy places for people with severe loss of hearing. (wikipedia.org)
- They hear these soft speech sounds--and it's so evident," Skinner said. (asha.org)
- Some children may find that the sound provided by a cochlear implant enhances their speechreading ability or makes them more aware of environmental sounds, while others can understand a great deal of speech through listening alone. (asha.org)
- While the cochlear implant will give her this - she and her family will now work hard with RIDBC teachers and therapists to help Taliyah learn to understand the new sounds she hears, to interpret words and to develop speech. (ridbc.org.au)
- An implant does not restore or create normal hearing, but it can give a person who is deaf or hard of hearing access to sound, particularly the sounds of speech. (hear-me-now.org)
- By working closely with audiologists, speech language pathologists and experienced deaf educators like the team at hear ME now! (hear-me-now.org)
- Within a year of use, most people with cochlear implants make considerable gains in understanding speech. (mayoclinic.org)
- This test evaluates the ability to hear conversational speech in children with hearing aids or cochlear implants. (thefreelibrary.com)
- Cochlear implants are designed to process speech, which is a much simpler auditory signal compared with music. (health24.com)
- Cochlear implants (CIS) require efficient speech processing to maximize information transmission to the brain, especially in noise. (mdpi.com)
- The number of cochlear implantations is increasing rapidly, with improved hearing performance and speech recognition with time. (ajnr.org)
- Initially though speech sounded like chipmunks I could hear okay. (bellaonline.com)
- Unlike hearing aids, cochlear implants convert sound waves to electrical impulses and transmit them to the inner ear, providing people with the ability to hear sounds and potentially better understand speech without reading lips. (hearingloss.org)
- We are testing whether this cognitive training brain exercises will improve understanding of spoken sentences speech comprehension in people who use cochlear implant and/or hearing aids. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- We predict that cognitive training will improve speech comprehension in cochlear implant and/or hearing aid users. (clinicaltrials.gov)
- A cochlear implant allows many people to recognize warning signals, understand other sounds in the environment, and understand speech in person or over the telephone. (medindia.net)
- Cannot hear speech and language with hearing aids. (cookchildrens.org)
- Cochlear implants bypass damaged hair cells and convert speech and environmental sounds into electrical signals and send these signals to the hearing nerve. (entnet.org)
- But for people who are severely hard of hearing or who are deaf, cochlear implants can supply some sense of sounds including warning signals and can help in understanding speech and other sounds. (empowher.com)
- Surgeons, audiologists, speech therapists, and nurses are all dedicated to the successful empowerment of individuals who have lost the ability to hear or who are deaf from birth. (usf.edu)
- Cochlear implants can restore the ability to hear speech in these patients. (usf.edu)
- Although the child may be hearing sounds, he or she needs to learn how to hear and to produce speech. (usf.edu)
- And they have been a rite of passage for more than 36,000 people around the world who have received cochlear implants over the last two decades. (asha.org)
- RIDBC is now offering cochlear implant support so this was the perfect solution for us as Taliyah could keep seeing the same people she already knew and who were doing such a great job. (ridbc.org.au)
- People constantly pester me to get a CI (cochlear implant). (wordpress.com)
- People who have heard sound can remember what it sounds like and use this knowledge, and children's brains are not as hard-wired as adult brains. (wordpress.com)
- When hearing aids are not enough, Cochlear™ implants can help people connect back to the people they love. (cochlear.com)
- Hearing aids help many people by making the sounds they hear louder. (cochlear.com)
- Music listening could also be very important for severely hearing-impaired people using cochlear implants (CIs). (frontiersin.org)
- People continue to hear and process words during light non-REM sleep, a study shows. (the-scientist.com)
- It's unrealistic to expect people with that kind of nerve loss to process the complexity of a symphony, even with an implant. (health24.com)
- Our eventual goal, though, is to compose music for people with cochlear implants based on what we've learned," Dr Lalwani says. (health24.com)
- Researchers are attempting to re-engineer and simplify music to be more enjoyable for people with cochlear implants. (neurosciencenews.com)
- The number of people who use cochlear implants keeps growing. (asha.org)
- More than 324,200 people across the world have cochlear implants. (asha.org)
- Many people with hearing loss can still hear some sounds. (cdc.gov)
- PSAPs allow people with normal hearing to hear better in specific situations. (cdc.gov)
- Learn why over 450,000 people have chosen Cochlear. (cochlear.com)
- Many people have received cochlear implants to help them hear and communicate. (cdc.gov)
- A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that helps people hear. (medlineplus.gov)
- Since the 1970s, thousands of people who are severely hard of hearing or deaf have chosen to try cochlear implants to hear sounds better. (consumeraffairs.com)
- It offers cochlear implants, bone-anchored hearing systems and middle ear implants for people with sensorineural, conductive or mixed hearing loss. (consumeraffairs.com)
- People hear better over time with practice. (hearingloss.org)
- Cochlear implants allow people to hear. (redorbit.com)
- Now, people with hearing loss who don't qualify for the implants have a new option. (redorbit.com)
- More and more people are suffering from ringing or buzzing in the ear.Millions of people are suffering from chronic tinnitus.The noises which patients hear permanently in their heads can vary considerably: they can be high- and low-pitched as well as b. (digitaljournal.com)
- People who have a cochlear implant are at higher risk for bacterial meningitis. (unc.edu)
- We're already learning a ton with older people with cochlear implants. (aarp.org)
- By supporting the charitable Hear the World Foundation, Sonova is campaigning for equal opportunities and a better quality of life for people with hearing loss. (advancedbionics.com)
- For instance, the Hear the World Foundation supports disadvantaged people with hearing loss around the world and gets involved in prevention. (advancedbionics.com)
- Since its establishment in 2006 the Swiss foundation supported over 80 projects in 39 countries and thus helped thousands of people to hear better. (advancedbionics.com)
- The person with a nerve type of hearing impairment may be able to hear people talking, but not understand what they are saying. (netwellness.org)
- Cochlear implants and hearing aids are both used to help people who are hard of hearing. (empowher.com)
- Most hearing people will watch the video, appreciate her happiness, and perhaps reflect on their own capacity to hear. (wordpress.com)
- The cochlear implant provides her with more auditory resources to rely on when she communicates with people in English. (wordpress.com)
- Some people hear people talking and other noises in their environment clearly - normal hearing. (cyh.com)
- Some people hear only loud sounds (like when your ears are blocked when you have a cold). (cyh.com)
- Some people cannot hear at all because their hearing system is badly damaged, or it has never worked since they were born. (cyh.com)
- The person may be able to hear but the brain cannot make sense of what it is hearing because it has been damaged in some way (this can happen to older people after they have a stroke). (cyh.com)
- Many people who are a part of the deaf community are opposed to the implants,' said Kelli Farnsworth, sign language interpreter and instructor in the University of South Florida's bachelor's degree program in interpreting. (sptimes.com)
- He is president of the Tampa Bay Suncoast chapter of the Cochlear Implant Association, a support group for people who have received the device. (sptimes.com)
- But he is one of the first of a few dozen people to have received a transformational new eye implant that has restored a limited amount of his vision. (wired.co.uk)
- But for those who use cochlear implants - technology that allows deaf and hard of hearing people to comprehend s. (innovationtoronto.com)
- A study shows significantly faster rates of vocabulary and language development among the children with bilateral CIs (cochlear implants) than unilateral users. (hear-it.org)
- Effectiveness of multi-channel unilateral cochlear implants for profoundly deaf children: a systematic review. (nih.gov)
- Nineteen cats provided new data for this study: four normal-hearing cats, seven congenitally deaf white cats, and eight congenitally deaf white cats with unilateral cochlear implants. (springer.com)
- Cochlear implants (CIs) stimulate the auditory system by directly depolarizing spiral ganglion neurons (SGNs), and the physiological integrity of the SGNs may contribute to a patient's success with a CI. (springer.com)
- This energy can then be used to stimulate the cochlear nerve (the nerve for hearing), sending "sound" signals to the brain. (medlineplus.gov)
- The electrodes electrically stimulate the cochlear nerve, causing it to send signals to the brain. (wikipedia.org)
- Our broad portfolio of hearing implants ensures to fit each candidate's unique hearing loss. (medel.com)
- Protect your hearing from getting worse and learn ways to help you hear better and adapt to your hearing loss. (cdc.gov)
- helps them to hear soft or gentle sounds they may not have heard since their hearing loss. (cochlear.com)
- That said, children with cochlear implants still have a hearing loss. (healthyhearing.com)
- What studies are you aware of that have followed children identified with hearing loss through newborn screening, were fitted with hearing aids or received cochlear implants, and had consistent educational interventions from early childhood on? (rit.edu)
- In addition to cochlear implants, other types of hearing implants may be a good choice for you depending on the type of hearing loss you have. (consumeraffairs.com)
- We usually detect hearing loss early and this means that the children get their implants early. (ltu.se)
- Babies born with hearing loss or impaired hearing should be immediately given cochlear implants, as it has been found that these kids who receive these implants before 12 months tend to learn how to speak early. (medindia.net)
- The cochlear implant (CI) program was created to serve children diagnosed with hearing loss who receive limited to no hearing aid benefit and whose families are dedicated to improving their child's communication mode. (cookchildrens.org)
- The individual* is able to participate in a post-cochlear implant rehabilitation program in order to achieve benefit from the cochlear implant device. (unicare.com)
- How difficult and successful is the cochlear implant rehabilitation process? (cochlearamericas.com)
- Adjustments (called "mapping") are an integral and essential part of cochlear implant rehabilitation. (hearingloss.org)
- Failures of Cochlear implants in New Zealand are uncommon, and with the integrity test showing nothing, it was presumed perhaps I had an inner ear infection. (bellaonline.com)
- A cochlear implant tries to replace the function of the inner ear by turning sound into electrical energy. (medlineplus.gov)
- A cochlear implant works as a prosthetic for the damaged portions of the inner ear. (consumeraffairs.com)
- When she was just four years old, Charlotte Campbell was fitted with a cochlear implant, an electronic device which stimulates the nerves of the inner ear to provide a sense of sound to those who are severely hard of hearing. (telegraph.co.uk)
- It is surgically implanted in the inner ear and activated by a device worn outside the ear. (entnet.org)
- Hear-It.org: "Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease. (webmd.com)
- It's not possible to tweak the settings of the implant to compensate for the loss of auditory neurons, says Anil Lalwani, MD, director of the Columbia Cochlear Implant Programme. (health24.com)
- Researchers use electrical pulses delivered from cochlear implants to deliver gene therapy and regrow auditory neurons. (neurosciencenews.com)
- HealthIamA profoundly deaf male who wears cochlear implants to hear! (topiama.com)
- About me: * I was born profoundly deaf, and got my first cochlear implant at 18 months old. (topiama.com)
- A new study reports that the neural architecture of the auditory cortex is virtually identical in those who are profoundly deaf and those who can hear. (neurosciencenews.com)
- Parents of children who have already received an implant should check with their child's doctor to ensure that their child is up-to-date on all vaccinations. (cdc.gov)
- Parents should talk about the risks and benefits of cochlear implants with their child's doctor and should discuss whether their child has certain medical conditions that might make him or her more likely to get meningitis. (cdc.gov)
- Cochlear implant technology combined with strong support throughout a child's life means a lifetime of success in the classroom and beyond. (healthyhearing.com)
- Most importantly, IWantYoutoHear.com offers ongoing support for Cochlear families not just in the beginning of their journey, but throughout a child's life. (healthyhearing.com)
- Mapping sessions can occur several times before the implant is tuned up optimally for your or your child's needs. (usf.edu)
- As the average performance levels with a cochlear implants increase, we have started implanting patients with more hearing. (asha.org)
- Any sound patients may hear is incomprehensible. (healthcanal.com)
- Consequently, only a few transplant patients worldwide have gotten cochlear implants. (healthcanal.com)
- However, the new, small retrospective study provides more evidence that patients can restore their hearing without additional health risks if they wait at least six months after the organ transplant and take the right antibiotic before and after the cochlear implant procedure, McKinnon said. (healthcanal.com)
- Cochlear implants, which are surgically implanted devices, have already proved that they can transform the daily lives of hearing-impaired patients. (europa.eu)
- The HiRes family of cochlear implant was designed to deliver all of the loudness, pitch, and timing information that is essential for natural sound perception and appreciation of music: it automatically encodes the widest range of intensities (up to 80 decibels), it is capable of delivering frequency information to 120 cochlear places using a patented delivery method called current steering, and it provides up to 83,000 pulses per second 1 . (advancedbionics.com)
- A cochlear implant receives sounds through the outer component, processes the information and sends it to the internal element, which transmits data as electric pulses to the brain. (consumeraffairs.com)
- This retrospective single-center study analyzed a consecutive series of 63 cochlear implantations with various straight electrodes. (ajnr.org)
- In 2007, Zrenner carried out 11 so-called 'acute implantations' whereby the device is implanted in the patient's eye for a relatively brief period of three months before being removed again. (wired.co.uk)
- On Sept. 15, Scheerer had a cochlear implant surgically placed in his right ear, his only good ear - making it a risk. (enterprisenews.com)
- A cochlear implant is made up of pieces worn outside the ear and pieces surgically placed inside the ear. (unc.edu)
- It is made up of two parts - a small implant that is surgically placed under the skin of the ear and an external device that sits behind the ear. (cerebralpalsy.org)
- The surgeon will implant the receiver and electrodes. (asha.org)
- The sound is analyzed and converted into electrical signals, which are sent to a surgically implanted receiver behind the ear. (medlineplus.gov)
- The receiver is implanted under the skin behind the ear. (consumeraffairs.com)
- These include a receiver and electrodes, both of which are surgically implanted. (empowher.com)
- So on July 11 at the Boston Children's Hospital, doctors made two small incisions behind Karlee's ears and installed cochlear implants, which will be activated in August. (unionleader.com)
- The Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children's (RIDBC) Cochlear Implant Program has reached Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. (ridbc.org.au)
- The Summer Carolina Institute is a 6 day course (August 5-10, 2018) presented here at the Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC, located in Durham, NC. (unc.edu)
- Payment must be mailed to The Children's Cochlear Implant Center at UNC, Attn: Robert Humphreys, 5501 Fortunes Ridge Dr., Suite A, Durham, NC 27713. (unc.edu)
- Researchers from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago present further evidence that deaf children who received cochlear implants (implanted electronic hearing device) before 12 months of age learn to more rapidly understand spoken language and are more likely to develop spoken language as their exclusive form of communication . (medindia.net)
- Our results clearly show that kids who received cochlear implants in infancy make progress more rapidly and are more likely to use spoken language as their sole means of communication " says lead author Stephen Hoff, MD, from Lurie Children's, who is also Associate Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. (medindia.net)
- The sooner children are able to hear through an implant, the more likely they will understand when others talk, and learn to speak clearly," says senior author Nancy Young, MD, Medical Director of Audiology and Cochlear Implant Programs at Lurie Children's and Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. (medindia.net)
- The Organ of Corti (which contains the "hair cells" for detecting sound waves) rests between the scala tympani and the fluid of the cochlear duct. (hubpages.com)
- Unlike conventional implants which use electric currents, optoacoustic stimulation relies on functional hair cells to convert sound waves to electric signal. (europa.eu)
- Fluid in the middle ear makes it hard for the small bones to carry sound waves from the ear drum to the cochlear. (cyh.com)