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chochlear implantation

S Mukhopadhyay, G M O'Donoghue
The number of integrated paediatric cochlear implantation programme are very few in the world. In U.K. this pioneering integrated paediatric chochlear implantation programme has been started in the year 1989 under the supervision of group of dedicated paediatric personnel comprising of ENT surgeons, neuro-radiologist, audiologist, speech therapist, orthophonists, teachers of the deaf and others associated with the deaf children. Only the surgical procedure of cochlear implantation is not the answer of a profound sensorineural deaf child who can not be helped by conventional hearing aids...
July 1999: Indian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Arunachalan, Kilby, Meikle, Davison, Johnson
INTRODUCTION: The bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) uses the system of osseointegration described by Branemark. It is a well-established mode of treatment and many studies show the audiological benefit, but none have assessed the benefit to the quality of life of patients who underwent this surgical intervention. This study uses the validated Glasgow Benefit Inventory (GBI) to quantify the changes in quality of life. The GBI is a specific patient-orientated questionnaire designed to look at the changes in health status secondary to an ORL intervention...
December 2000: Clinical Otolaryngology and Allied Sciences
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