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Relationship Between Auto NRT and Behavioural T & C Levels With the Nucleus Freedom Cochlear Implant

2014-08-27 03:44:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Cochlear implants require programming on an individual basis to provide appropriate levels of electrical stimulation. This program, or "map", is placed in the speech processor of the cochlear implant. Success of implantation largely depends on the adequacy of this map. Cochlear implant fitting remains a difficult challenge in congenitally or pre-linguistically deafened children. It requires competence of experienced audiologists with expertise in behavioral techniques for hearing function assessment.Our goal is to establish the offset correlation between objective measurements (NRT and ESRT) and the behavioral measurements of T & Cs in different stimulation rates in the Freedom SP System.

Description

An open trail. The implantees will go through their routine programming sessions after implantation, the specified data will be collected and analyzed in order to establish the offset correlation which we seek for.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hearing Loss

Intervention

Cochlear Implant

Location

Bnai Zion MC
Haifa
Israel
31048

Status

Recruiting

Source

Bnai Zion Medical Center

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:44:21-0400

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