Patients with SSD (Single Sided Deafness) can be rehabilitated with conventional CROS or Bi-CROS systems (contralateral routing of signal), bone anchored hearing systems or with a cochlear implant (CI). The indications and results of the different treatments are presented. While the decision for CI surgery in children with acquired SSD is relatively easy due to the good results in adults, CI in children with congenital SSD has been discussed controversially. This course is presented in partnership with American Auditory Society. Note: This course has subtitles (captions). To access captions, click the Menu (three horizontal lines on the player bar) and select "English".
Course created on November 23, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to identify the different treatment options for single sided deafness (SSD).
- After this course learners will be able to differentiate the indication for CROS/BiCROS and cochlear implant (CI) surgery in adults with single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss.
- After this course learners will be able to explain considerations for pre-evaluation for a cochlear implant in children with congenital single-sided deafness.
|5-10 Minutes||Treatment options|
|10-35 Minutes||Results with different treatment options|
|35-40 Minutes||Influence of duration of deafness on binaural benefit|
|40-55 Minutes||Cochlear implantation in SSD children|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Prof. Dr. med. Susan Arndt is a medical doctor at University Medical Center Freiburg in Germany. Her current position includes serving as Vice Director, Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology; Head of the Experimental-Clinical Otology section, Head of the Outpatient OP Center, and Deputy Head of the Cochlear Implant Section. She earned her medical degree at the University of Rostock (Germany) Medical School in 1996.
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