The role of cochlear implants in deaf children

R. T. Miyamoto, W. A. Myres, A. McConkey Robbins, M. L. Pope, J. J. Renshaw, K. Kessler

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Advances in technology regarding cochlear implantation and electroacoustic stimulation of the inner ears of deaf children has created cautious enthusiasm. The safety of cochlear implantation is now reasonably well established and language performance measures made over time are encouraging. When coupled with an effective (re)habilitation program, the cochlear implant promises to favorably influence the potential of deafened children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-126
Number of pages6
JournalScandinavian Audiology
Issue numberSUPPL. 30
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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