[Navigation-controlled cochleostomy. Is an improvement in the quality of results for cochlear implant surgery possible?].

BACKGROUND The correct positioning of the electrode, which is the limiting factor for the functional integrity of cochlear implants, is decisively influenced by the cochleostomy. Localisation and form of the drilling canal have been solely defined by the surgeon during the operation and an enlargement of the drilling canal is often necessary. Thanks to the… CONTINUE READING