Quality of life and cochlear implantation in Usher syndrome type I.

@article{Damen2006QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life and cochlear implantation in Usher syndrome type I.},
  author={Godelieve W J A Damen and Ronald J. E. Pennings and Ad F. M. Snik and Emmanuel A. M. Mylanus},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2006},
  volume={116 5},
  pages={
          723-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this descriptive, retrospective study were to evaluate quality of life, hearing, and vision in patients with Usher syndrome type I with and without cochlear implant. METHODS Quality of life (QoL) of 14 patients with Usher type I (USH1) with a cochlear implant (CI) (seven adults, seven children) was compared with those of 14 patients with USH1 without a CI (12 adults, two children) by means of three questionnaires: NCIQ, SF12, and the Usher Lifestyle Survey… CONTINUE READING

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