Perceptual benefit and functional outcomes for children using sequential bilateral cochlear implants.

@article{Galvin2007PerceptualBA,
  title={Perceptual benefit and functional outcomes for children using sequential bilateral cochlear implants.},
  author={Karyn Louise Galvin and Mansze Mok and Richard C. Dowell},
  journal={Ear and hearing},
  year={2007},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={470-82}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the additional perceptual benefit provided to children through the use of two cochlear implants in comparison to one after 6 to 13 mo experience with sequential bilateral implants. DESIGN A second cochlear implant was received by 11 children. The principal selection criteria were being age 4 to 15 yr with a bilateral profound hearing loss and being a consistent user of a first implant with a commitment to use of a second implant. Horizontal localization was assessed by… CONTINUE READING

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