Complicanze della chirurgia dell’impianto cocleare e il loro trattamento



  • LUCA BrUsCHInI, FRNCESCA FORLI\', ANDREA DE VITO
  • Vol. 2 (No. 1) 2017 Gennaio/Aprile - Articolo originale, 39-44
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  • Cochlear implant is a relatively secure procedure with an acceptable risks of complications. The complications could be classified in major and minor. The incidence reported in the literature is of 11.8% for the minor ones and 3.2% for the major ones. Between the major complications there are permanent injury of facial nerve, device failure, receiver stimulator extrusions etc. etc. Between minor complication there are transitory facial nerve paresis, soft device failures, taste disturbances etc.

  • KEY WORDS: Complicanze impianto cocleare - estrusione - soft failures - paralisi facciale. Cochlear implant complication - extrusion - soft failures - facial paralysis.