This course will present the benefits of hearing preservation in adult cochlear implant patients using a standard length cochlear implant electrode array. The presenter will discuss his experience using standard length cochlear implant electrodes for hearing preservation as well as other centers’ experience. Research regarding future implications of hearing preservation in cochlear implantation will be reviewed.
Course created on February 8, 2017
- After this course learners will be able to describe the pathophysiological events that occur inside the cochlea after a cochlear implant is inserted.
- After this course learners will be able to describe the potential benefits of hearing preservation in cochlear implantation.
- After this course learners will be able to list a few of the areas of research for future cochlear implant hearing preservation.
|5-55 Minutes||Cochlear implantation, benefits of hearing preservation and future research|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Robert A. Battista
Robert Battista, MD, FACS, is board-certified in Neurotology. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology at Northwestern University. He is in private practice at the Ear Institute of Illinois (formerly called the Ear Institute of Chicago) in Hinsdale, Illinois. Dr. Battista has published over 25 journal publications and book chapters pertaining to otology/neurotology.
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