Cochlear implantation for tinnitus suppression

Richard T. Miyamoto, Bradford G. Bichey

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A high prevalence of tinnitus in cochlear implant users has been demonstrated, but fortunately a large percentage of patients do report some degree of tinnitus suppression postoperatively. Improvements in the duration and intensity and the annoyance level and loudness of the perceived tinnitus postimplant have been demonstrated. The risk of worsening of the tinnitus percept after cochlear implantation is small.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)345-352
Number of pages8
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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