Complications of bone-anchored hearing aids in pediatric patients.

@article{Kraai2011ComplicationsOB,
  title={Complications of bone-anchored hearing aids in pediatric patients.},
  author={Tania Kraai and Colin Gordon Brown and Michel Neeff and Kate Fisher},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 6},
  pages={
          749-53
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the range and rate of complications related to bone-anchored hearing aids in pediatric patients. METHOD We conducted a retrospective review all children 16 years of age or less who were implanted with a bone-anchored hearing aid from 2002 to 2009. The main outcome measures were post Baha(®) implantation complications including infection, soft tissue hypertrophy, loss of osseointegration, and need for further surgery. RESULTS Thirty-one patients were identified and 27… CONTINUE READING
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