Rehabilitation and outcome of severe profound deafness in a group of 16 infants affected by congenital cytomegalovirus infection

@article{Ciorba2009RehabilitationAO,
  title={Rehabilitation and outcome of severe profound deafness in a group of 16 infants affected by congenital cytomegalovirus infection},
  author={Andrea Ciorba and Roberto Bovo and Patrizia Trevisi and Chiara Bianchini and Rosa Arboretti and Alessandro Martini},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
  year={2009},
  volume={266},
  pages={1539-1546}
}
The aim of the study was to characterize the audiological consequences of congenital cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) and to evaluate the outcome of rehabilitation with hearing aids and/or cochlear implant (CI), associated with an adequate speech–language therapy. A retrospective review of data was made from a total of 16 infants, affected by severe to profound hearing loss from congenital CMV infection, referred to a tertiary audiological center for rehabilitation. Audiological evaluation was… CONTINUE READING

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