Temporal bone pathology of a patient with cochlear implant.


A 66-year-old man with profound total deafness received a 22-channel cochlear implant. After surgery, his hearing improved and the postoperative course was uneventful except transient vertigo. The patient died of lung cancer after 2.5 years. Twelve hours after death, the temporal bone was harvested for histological and electron microscopic examination. The… (More)


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