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Lately, equipment for coupling energetic implants to the center ear, around window or mixtures of passive center ear prostheses have improved significantly. sufferer choice standards have extended from basically sensorineural listening to losses to conductive and combined listening to losses in difficult-to-treat ears. This ebook takes into account lately built equipment in addition to units in present use. It starts with a desirable and real historical past of lively center ear implants, written via one of many major pioneers within the box. within the following chapters, prime scientists and clinicians speak about the suitable issues in otology and audiology. remedies for sensorineural listening to loss, conductive and combined listening to losses, and effects on substitute coupling websites similar to the stapes footplate and the oval window also are coated, in addition to articles on candidacy and cost-effectiveness. This booklet is a needs to for ENT pros and surgeons looking for the newest wisdom on present study and scientific purposes of energetic heart ear implants for every type of listening to loss.

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Before surgery, a CT scan of the middle ear should be performed. Other potential candidates for FMT coupling on the round window are patients with middle ear malformations. Implantation can be combined with outer ear plastic surgery, if the outer ear is malformed. Wollenberg et al. [26] reported on VSB implantation in combination with outer ear reconstruction in 3 patients with a dysplastic incus or stapes. It was possible to reduce the air-bone gap by about 20 dB so that aided thresholds were about 20–40 dB HL.

Before considering implantation, tympanoplastic surgery should have been performed. As for classic coupling of the FMT to the incus, bone conduction thresholds should be stable over the past two or more years, auditory neuropathy and retrocochlear pathologies should be ruled out, and conventional hearing aids should be tried before implantation (on both ears). Before surgery, a CT scan of the middle ear should be performed. Other potential candidates for FMT coupling on the round window are patients with middle ear malformations.

Hüttenbrink a · D. Beutner a · T. Zahnert b a Department b Technical of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Cologne, Cologne, and University of Dresden, Dresden, Germany Abstract Background: Some patients with chronic middle ear disease and multiple failed revisions, who also need a hearing aid, may benefit from an active middle ear implant. An advantage of an active middle ear implant is that the ear canal is unoccluded. Methods: Following extensive experimental development in temporal bones and investigations of various locations and attachments of a Vibrant Soundbridge transducer, a new titanium clip holder for the vibrant floating mass transducer was developed.

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