Category: EAR

stapedoplasty

The stapedoplasty is a surgery of the middle ear in order to improve hearing. It consists of removing the stirrup, which is static and unable to transmit sonic vibrations, replacing it with a microscopic metallic prosthesis. Stapedoplasty is effective in the event that there are signs of otosclerosis. In this disease, the bone tissue is …

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PORP

Partial Ossicular Replacement Prosthesis

cochlear implant

A cochlear implant is an electronic medical device for people with severe-to-profound hearing loss. It works by transforming sounds into electrical signals that are sent straight to the auditory nerve. This means that it can bypass damaged areas of the ear.

bone conduction

Bone conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull. Bone conduction transmission can be used with individuals with normal or impaired hearing. Bone conduction is used in the following applications: – hands-free headsets or headphones – bone-anchored hearing aids with assistive listening devices – specialized communication products …

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BCBE

Brain Controlled Bionic Ear

DAF

Delayed auditory feedback

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