Results of multichannel cochlear implants in congenital an acquired prelingual deafness in children: Five-year follow-up

B. J. Gantz, R. S. Tyler, G. G. Woodworth, N. Tye-Murray, H. Fryauf-Bertschy

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Abstract

Postlingually deafened children, using multichannel cochlear implants, have achieved substantial improvement in their speech perception abilities and, in many instances, the results are better than in postlingually deafened adults. It has been suggested that children with prelingually acquired and congenital deafness would not receive similar benefits, since they have not developed an auditory memory. The purpose of this study is to analyze the speech perception and production performance over time of prelingually deafened children who have been using a multichannel cochlear implant for 1-5 years. Preliminary results comparing the effects of age at implantation and etiology of deafness on performance are also examined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Journal of Otology
Volume15
Issue numberSUPPL. 2
StatePublished - 1994

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