Title

Cochlear implants: An overview of implantation in adults.

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

11-20-2013

Comments

Ethan Bassett is a third year resident in the Thomas Jefferson Department of Otolaryngology. He received his medical doctorate degree from the University of Maryland and his undergraduate degree from American University.

Abstract

Objective: A general overview of the historical and current aspects of cochlear implantation in adults. Details on candidacy, surgical techniques, complications, and outcomes are discussed.

Outline of presentation:

  • Historical Perspective
  • Candidacy
  • The Device
  • The Surgery
  • Complications
  • New Techniques
  • Outcomes
  • Costs
  • Future

Presentation: 46 minutes