Residual speech recognition and cochlear implant performance: effects of implantation criteria.

@article{Rubinstein1999ResidualSR,
  title={Residual speech recognition and cochlear implant performance: effects of implantation criteria.},
  author={Jay T. Rubinstein and Wendy Parkinson and Richard Tyler and Bruce Jay Gantz},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  year={1999},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={445-52}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the effects of preoperative speech reception on postoperative speech recognition with a cochlear implant and to develop a statistical index allowing prediction of postoperative speech recognition before implantation. STUDY DESIGN The study design was a retrospective case review with statistical modeling. SETTING The study was conducted at a tertiary referral center with an associated Veteran's Administration hospital. PATIENTS Postlingually deafened… CONTINUE READING