The Vestibular Implant: Hearing Preservation during Intralabyrinthine Electrode Insertion—A Case Report

@inproceedings{Berg2017TheVI,
  title={The Vestibular Implant: Hearing Preservation during Intralabyrinthine Electrode Insertion—A Case Report},
  author={Raymond van de Berg and Florence Lucieer and Nils Guinand and Joost van Tongeren and Erwin George and Jean-Philippe Guyot and H. Kingma and M. van Hoof and Yasin Temel and Jacobus Johannes van Overbeeke and Angelica P{\'e}rez-Fornos and Robert J Stokroos},
  booktitle={Front. Neurol.},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE The vestibular implant seems feasible as a clinically useful device in the near future. However, hearing preservation during intralabyrinthine implantation remains a challenge. It should be preserved to be able to treat patients with bilateral vestibulopathy and (partially) intact hearing. This case study investigated the feasibility of hearing preservation during the acute phase after electrode insertion in the semicircular canals. METHODS A 40-year-old woman with normal hearing… CONTINUE READING
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