bone-anchored hearing aid


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bone-anchored hearing aid

a hearing aid with a surgically implanted bone-conduction receiver for patients unable to use an air-conduction receiver effectively because of uncontrollable middle ear infections or obliteration of the external auditory canals.

bone-anchored hearing aid

a hearing aid that allows direct bone conduction of sound to the cochlea by means of a sound processing device attached to an osseointegrated titanium fixture implanted posterior to the ear.
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She had had a left percutaneous, bone-anchored hearing aid placed 4 years before visiting the authors.
Intraindividual comparison of the bone-anchored hearing aid and air-conduction hearing aids.
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new study has found that bone-anchored hearing aids appear helpful in improving hearing and quality of life in children with hearing loss in one or both ears.
An implant for a bone-anchored hearing aid, if needed, can be inserted during the same operation.
Rafaela will return to England when she is about 17 for more surgery when she'll receive a bone-anchored hearing aid and larger ears which will be permanently screwed on to her head.
Bilateral bone-anchored hearing aid application in children: The Nijmegen experience from 1996 to 2008.
of Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, and colleagues say: "In an effort to provide a durable treatment option, the bone-anchored hearing aid has been explored for use in children with single-sided deafness.
So in 2003, to help aid his communication, Tommy underwent a bone-anchored hearing aid operation where a metal plate was fixed to his skull and a hearing device clipped to the outside of his head.
She eventually underwent placement of a bone-anchored hearing aid on the right side.
She was not a candidate for the bone-anchored hearing aid.
Contract notice: supply of bone-anchored hearing aids and accessories.
He now has bone-anchored hearing aids and neither his nursery or school have ever asked him to take them off for photos.