Effect of cochlear implantation on horizontal semicircular canal function

  title={Effect of cochlear implantation on horizontal semicircular canal function},
  author={Eike Krause and Julia Louza and J M Hempel and Juliane Wechtenbruch and Tobias Rader and Robert G{\"u}rkov},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
The objective of this study was to assess the influence of a cochlear implant (CI) on horizontal semicircular canal (hSCC) function, to test the correlation with symptomatic vertigo and to identify possible risk factors for a postoperative vestibular impairment. In a prospective observational study design, forty-seven adult patients who had undergone cochlear implantation at Cochlear Implant Center at a tertiary referral university hospital, Munich, between 2003 and 2007, were studied… CONTINUE READING


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