Residual hearing in cochlear implant patients

  title={Residual hearing in cochlear implant patients},
  author={W. Nardo and Italo Cantore and Pietro Melillo and Francesca Cianfrone and Alessandro Scorpecci and G. Paludetti},
  journal={European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology},
Preservation of residual hearing should be a desirable outcome of implant surgery. Prevention of neural degeneration due to loss of residual hair cells, together with the continuous progress in cochlear implant technology should be able to preserve cochlear integrity as well as possible. The degree of hearing preservation may vary depending on surgical approach, maximum insertion depth and other factors not uniformly considered to date. The aim of this retrospective case controlled study is to… CONTINUE READING
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