By Susan B. Waltzman, J. Thomas Roland

The moment version of Cochlear Implants offers a finished evaluation of the cutting-edge options for comparing and choosing the cochlear implant candidate. transparent descriptions of surgical thoughts consultant the reader via implantation systems, and chapters tackle very important concerns resembling speech creation, language improvement, and schooling in implant recipients.

This moment version features:

  • New chapters at the genetics of listening to loss, sound processing, binaural listening to, and electroacoustic stimulation
  • Complete dialogue of the newest advances in overview strategies, surgical procedure, programming tools, speech processing thoughts, and extra
  • Precise, easy-to-follow tables and figures improve comprehension of the fundamental technology, examine and scientific ideas coated in the textual content
  • Coverage of the clinical and surgical problems of cochlear implantation
  • Insights from an interdisciplinary staff of specialists in otolaryngology, audiology, the elemental sciences, speech pathology, and education

Ideal for studying and reference, Cochlear Implants synthesizes the most important details wanted by means of practitioners, researchers, and scholars in a number of disciplines. Readers will reap the benefits of either the scope and thoroughness of this authoritative reference.

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2003). Outcomes of cochlear implantation in children with auditory neuropathy. J Am Acad Audiol 14: 188 – 201 Petit C. (1996). Genes responsible for human hereditary deafness: symphony of a thousand. Nat Genet 14:385 – 391 Poissant SF, Megerian CA, Hume D. (2003). Cochlear implantation in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1 and profound hearing loss: evidence to support a cochlear site of lesion. Otol Neurotol 24:751–756 Prezant RT, Shohat M, Jaber L, Pressman S, Fischel-Ghodsian N. (1992).

Of Patients Study Type Variable Outcome References ? ? 4 Case control Berlin et al, 2002 Seminars in Hearing (Buss et al, 2002) Auditory neuropathy 4 (of 18 with AN) Retrospective case review Evoked auditory brainstem responses and reflex measures, obtained contralateral to the implant Performance results after CI CI is effective in the 93% of patients with AN who have hearing impairment CI outcome similar to that of other pediatric CI patients (Madden et al, 2002) Auditory neuropathy 4 Retrospective review Auditory neuropathy 1 Case control (single-subject, repeated measures design) Auditory neuropathy 13 (10 children and 3 adults) Case control All showed improvement in auditory and verbal development, but this improvement was variable Patients with CI demonstrated implant-evoked BAER and improved audiological performance Slightly lower vowel recognition, significantly lower consonant and open-set word recognition CI patients with and without AN have very similar variable outcomes Auditory neuropathy 5 Retrospective case series (Shallop et al, 2001) Auditory neuropathy 1 Case control Significant improvements in sound detection, speech perception, communication skills and NRT results Significant improvement in speech perception was found post-CI Disorder Auditory neuropathy (AN/AD) Auditory neuropathy Brainstem auditory evoked responses (BAERs), audiological performance Closed-set and open-set word recognition abilities Program threshold and comfort current levels; program strategy, communication mode, educational placement, sound field thresholds, speech perception measures, neural response telemetry (NRT) measures, electrical stapedius reflex measures Electrode impedance, electrical auditory brainstem responses (EABRs), otoacoustic emissions and NRT Speech perception (Mason et al, 2003) (Miyamoto et al, 1999) (Peterson et al, 2003) (publication of first five pediatric cases in Shallop reference) (Trautwein et al, 2000) AN, auditory neuropathy.

Otol Neurotol 24:751–756 Prezant RT, Shohat M, Jaber L, Pressman S, Fischel-Ghodsian N. (1992). Biochemical characterization of a pedigree with mitochondrially inherited deafness. Am J Med Genet 44:465 – 472 Rance G, Beer DE, Cone-Wesson B, et al. (1999). Clinical findings for a group of infants and young children with auditory neuropathy. Ear Hear 20:238 – 252 Read AP, Newton VE. (1997). Waardenburg syndrome. J Med Genet 34: 656 – 665 Reed WB, Stone VM, Boder E, Ziprkowski L. (1967). Pigmentary disorders in association with congenital deafness.

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