Cochlear implant surgery at 12 months of age or younger.

  title={Cochlear implant surgery at 12 months of age or younger.},
  author={Adrian L James and Blake Papsin},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  volume={114 12},
OBJECTIVES Early presentation of congenitally deaf children for cochlear implantation is leading to surgery in younger candidates. The safety of cochlear implantation in children aged 12 months and younger is reviewed with radiologic assessment of mastoid bone anatomy and surgical outcome data. STUDY DESIGN Analysis of case records and temporal bone computed tomography (CT) scans with description of surgical technique in infants. METHODS Chart analysis of children aged 12 months or younger… CONTINUE READING