Quality-of-life benefit from cochlear implantation in the elderly.

@article{Vermeire2005QualityoflifeBF,
  title={Quality-of-life benefit from cochlear implantation in the elderly.},
  author={Katrien Vermeire and J. P. L. Brokx and Floris L. Wuyts and Ellen Cochet and Anouk Hofkens and Paul Van de Heyning},
  journal={Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology},
  year={2005},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          188-95
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the audiologic results of geriatric patients receiving cochlear implants with younger age groups and to evaluate the quality of life after cochlear implantation in the geriatric population by means of validated quality-of-life questionnaires. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional study involving 89 postlingually deafened cochlear implant subjects. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS A total of 89 postlingually deafened patients were included in the study, among which… CONTINUE READING
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