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Cochlear Implantation

Cochlear implantation improved speech perception, cognitive function in older adults

Cochlear implantation was associated with improved speech perception and cognitive function in adults 65 years or older with profound hearing loss, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

Hearing impairment is associated with cognitive decline. In cases of severe to profound hearing loss where there is no benefit from… Cochlear implantation improved speech perception, cognitive function in older adults   



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