Masking the protrusion of the receiver-stimulator of electronic implants in otology.

Protrusion of the receiver-stimulator of a cochlear implant or a piezoelectric implantable hearing aid (IHA) was masked using bone dust applied in the gap between the receiver and the surrounding bone, making a smooth transitional border. The bone dust was then fixed with fibrin glue. Bone pâté (a mixture of bone dust and fibrin glue) was also used to fix… (More)