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OBJECTIVES Different treatments for tongue cancer are more and more efficient but there are heavy functional and aesthetic sequels. The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life after partial glossectomy and to adapt the rehabilitation program after surgery. METHODS Our population of 16 patients (5 females and 11 males), who underwent partial(More)
OBJECTIVES The present study assessed the interest of a contralateral hearing aid (HA) in adult cochlear implant (CI) bearers. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study recruited 10 French-speaking adult HA bearers with postlingual bilateral hearing loss, fitted for at least 2 years with a unilateral CI after loss of benefit from HA in one ear but continuing to use(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to analyse performance of cochlear implants in a retrospective series of adults with postlingually in order to search for predictive factors and identify complications. METHODS Between 1990 and 2003, 134 adult patients were implanted: 129 patients on one side and 5 patients on both sides. Hearing benefit at 6, 12, 24(More)
The objective of the study was to compare the performance of cochlear implantation between post-meningitic and non-meningitic patients, and to evaluate the impact on hearing outcome of technical advances in cochlear implant technology. Retrospective chart review was used as the study design. Twenty adults with post-meningitic profound hearing loss receiving(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to assess direct or non-direct links between functional abilities of the patient evaluated objectively and his quality of life after oropharyngectomy, a surgery capable of engendering bad functional outcomes. METHODS Praxies and speech were examined in 16 patients at 3, 6, 9 or 12 months after surgery and 2(More)