implantable hearing aid

implantable hearing aid

any of several hearing aids in which part of the device is implanted in the mastoid or middle ear designed to deliver vibratory energy to the ossicles.

implantable hearing aid

ENT An electromagnetic or piezoelectric device used to correct hearing loss in as 'physiologic' a manner as possible; IHAs may improve sound fidelity in person with sensorineural hearing loss
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Shin et al., "Wireless charing pillow for a fully implantable hearing aid: design of a circular array coil based on finite element analysis for reducing magnetic weak zones," Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, vol.
Usually bone conduction implantable hearing aid requires the patient to have a skull thickness of at least 8 millimetres, however, the young patient's skull was 1.5 millimetres.
The bone conduction implantable hearing aid usually requires the patient to have a skull thickness of at least 8 millimetres; the young patient's skull was 1.5 millimetres.
The programme offers the identification, assessment and rehabilitation of hearing disorders in children; the utilisation of comprehensive behavioural and electrophysiological measures to determine type, degree and severity of hearing loss; the management of the selection, fitting, and dispensing of hearing devices; audiologic rehabilitation through a comprehensive programme of assessment services, amplification devices, counselling, and other hearing management strategies; access to surgical implantable hearing aid technology and follow up and ongoing monitoring.
Ruth, "The round window electromagnetic implantable hearing aid approach," Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America, vol.
In response to this situation, OtoKinetics invented and patented an implantable hearing aid that is designed to help people with more severe hearing losses.
In addition, the influence of important mounting parameters of three different types of implantable hearing aid transducers was measured through systematic experimental variations.
Successful introduction of the totally implantable hearing aid [editorial].
Special topics will include the totally implantable hearing aid, hair cell growth factor, molecular biology, and genetic engineering.
The extraordinarily great potential benefit of a totally implantable hearing aid for patients who suffer from hearing loss has been discussed in these pages before.
[A totally implantable hearing aid for inner ear deafness: TICA LZ 3001].
Reports were given on the totally implantable hearing aid, which is manufactured and currently available to the German public (and paid for by the government).
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