Multi-channel cochlear prosthesis for profound-to-total hearing loss

Graeme M. Clark*, Yit Chow Tong, James F. Patrick, Peter Misha Seligmen, Peter A. Crosby, Janusz A. Kuzma, David K. Money

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    A multi-channel cochlear prosthesis for profound-total hearing loss has been developed. The prosthesis helps the patients understand running speech when combined with lip-reading, and a proportion obtain significant open-set speech scores for electrical stimulation alone. The patients with these open-set scores can use the device in situations where lip-reading is not possible, for example, to converse over the telephone. The prosthesis consists of an externally worn, pocket-sized speech-processor, a headset and an implanted receiver/stimulator and electrode array.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)111-117
    Number of pages7
    JournalJournal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Australia
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 1984


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