Carlson ML, Driscoll CL, Gifford RH, Service GJ, Tombers NM, Hughes-Borst BJ, Neff BA, Beatty CW. Implications of minimizing trauma during conventional cochlear implantation. Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 2011 Aug;32(32). 962-8. PMID: 21659922 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC4127076 NIHMSID: NIHMS608127.
To describe the relationship between implantation-associated trauma and postoperative speech perception scores among adult and pediatric patients undergoing cochlear implantation using conventional length electrodes and minimally traumatic surgical techniques.