Cochlear Implants

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Cochlear Implants in Children and Adults
Generally speaking, cochlear implants are for patients with severe-to-profound, sensorineural hearing loss. There are approximately 500,000 patients in the USA with severe-to-profound hearing loss. Cochlear implants are only recommended…. more>

Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
Currently, almost 10,000 children in the United States with severe to profound hearing loss have cochlear implants. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state health departments which was reported in the July 31, 2003 New England Journal of Medicine, children with cochlear implants have a small but increased risk of contracting meningitis…. more>

Cochlear Implant Report
This is a technical report about Cochlear Implants. Members of the working group were: Carolyn J. Brown, Co-Chair; Ann Geers; Barbara Herrmann; Karen Iler Kirk, Co-Chair; J. Bruce Tomblin; and Susan Waltzman. Renee Levinson and Gail Linn served as the National Office liaisons and members of the group… (external link) more>