Vestibular effects associated with implantation of a multiple channel cochlear prosthesis.

@article{Brey1995VestibularEA,
  title={Vestibular effects associated with implantation of a multiple channel cochlear prosthesis.},
  author={Robert H. Brey and George W Facer and M B Trine and Susan G Lynn and Ann M Peterson and Vera J. Suman},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  year={1995},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={424-30}
}
This study revealed that some patients with cochlear implants have symptoms of vertigo and imbalance following implant surgery. Although most experience a resolution of these symptoms, some patients have more persistent disturbances of balance. A total of 52 patients were implanted with a Nucleus 22 channel cochlear implant device between September 1988 and February 1994. Preoperatively, all but five of the patients received a vestibular evaluation. Twenty-two of the 52 patients received both… CONTINUE READING

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