Cochlear Implantation in Patients With CHARGE Syndrome.

  title={Cochlear Implantation in Patients With CHARGE Syndrome.},
  author={Yoon Chan Rah and Ji Young Lee and Myung-Whan Suh and Moo Kyun Park and Jun Ho Lee and Sun O Chang and Seung-ha Oh},
  journal={The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology},
  volume={125 11},
OBJECTIVE To determine the optimal surgical approach for cochlear implantation (CI) preoperatively based on the spatial relation of a displaced facial nerve (FN) and middle ear structures and to analyze clinical outcomes of CHARGE syndrome. METHODS Facial nerve displacement and associated deviation of inner ear structures were analyzed in 13 patients (17 ears) with CHARGE syndrome who underwent CI. Surgical accessibility through the facial recess was assessed based on anatomical landmarks… CONTINUE READING