Cochlear implant

What is Cochlear implant?

It is an artificial electronic prosthesis applied over cochlea in a conductive deafness patient.this implant have 1.a microphone, it pick up sound. 2. a speech processor, processed the picked up sound to transmitter.3. A transmitter and receiver/stimulator,It convert speech into electrical impulse. 4. An electrode array,It sends impulse to auditory nerve.An implant does not restore normal function.

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hi dr, i am deaf all my life and went to see the peter ashcroff consultant otologist 2007.the dr ashcroff said i cant have a cochlear implant...

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we need to do a hearing test

cochlear implant can be an option

if not , then I would advice for bone anchored hearing aid

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My baby (1-year old) is suffering from sensorineural hearing loss. Is the same can be treated through medicines like one of the audiologist...

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Medicine will not help in sensorineural hearing loss .

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I am at the Stage 4: Moderate cognitive Decline" according to Dr. XXXXXXX Reisburg's Seven Stage frame work. Problem in this connection is that my...

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Cochlear implant may be considered

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Hello, I am deaf and have a cochlear implant which really helps but i have srong tinitus, its so unrelaxing what can i do? after having the implant...

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Sir please find bera test report of 2 years old .Kindly know what variation

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Hello, I was implanted with a Nucleus 5 cochlear implant in November 2010. I have experienced severe muscle pain as well as headaches on the right...

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I suddenly got attacked with hearing loss in my left ear a week before and got treated by ent doctor with corticosteroid injections in the ear and...

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