Cochlear Implants in Children: Recent Advances

  title={Cochlear Implants in Children: Recent Advances},
  author={Amal Isaiah and Kenneth H Lee},
  journal={International Journal of Head and Neck Surgery},
Cochlear implants (CIs) are the best-performing neural prostheses today. Clinical data have demonstrated that early implantation facilitates advancements in auditory, cognitive and developmental milestones, enabling children to succeed in mainstream schools. With recent improvements in engineering design, signal processing, as well as surgical and rehabilitation techniques, CIs have ushered in expanded candidacy criteria. This review aims to provide a critical evaluation of recent developments… 

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