Cochlear Implants D003054

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Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Equipment and Supplies [E07] » Electrical Equipment and Supplies » Electrodes » Electrodes, Implanted » Implantable Neurostimulators » Neural Prostheses » Cochlear Implants

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Equipment and Supplies [E07] » Prostheses and Implants » Cochlear Implants

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Equipment and Supplies [E07] » Prostheses and Implants » Electrodes, Implanted » Implantable Neurostimulators » Neural Prostheses » Cochlear Implants

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Equipment and Supplies [E07] » Sensory Aids » Hearing Aids » Cochlear Implants

Description

Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function, but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA, the hair cells (HAIR CELLS, VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.   MeSH

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