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Auricular prostheses attached to osseointegrated implants

Different causes of an absent auricle exist and can mainly be divided into congenital and acquired. Not long after the introduction of osseointegrated implants outside the oral cavity, auricular prostheses are retrained on osseointegrated implants (Vistafix® system, VXI implant). In total, 31 implants were placed in 11 patients. None of these implants were lost nor …

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Hearing with a Vestibular Implant

Posture, Gait, Quality of Life, and Hearing with a Vestibular Implant Bilateral vestibular hypofunction is associated with chronic disequilibrium, postural instability, and unsteady gait owing to failure of vestibular reflexes that stabilize the eyes, head, and body. A vestibular implant may be effective in alleviating symptoms. Six months and 1 year after unilateral implantation of …

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Temporal Sensitivity Measured Shortly After Cochlear Implantation

Temporal Sensitivity Measured Shortly After Cochlear Implantation Predicts 6-Month Speech Recognition Outcome. Erb L, Kunke D, Fuchs M, Obleser J Both AMRD thresholds at t0 (r = -0.51) and speech recognition scores at t0 (r = 0.56) predicted speech recognition scores at t6. However, AMRD and speech recognition at t0 were uncorrelated, suggesting that those …

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White paper for Cochlea Implants (GERMANY)

Weißbuch Cochlea-Implantat(CI)-Versorgung Das Präsidium der DGHNO KHC Empfehlungen zur Struktur, Organisation, Ausstattung, Qualifikation und Qualitätssicherung in der Versorgung von Patienten mit einem Cochlea-Implantat in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland April, 2018 This is a post of a scientific or business information. The information given here is checked thoroughly by “Implant-Register”. However we can´t be responsible for the …

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