describe the 23 years of research (1983-2006) into cochlear implants at the Research Triangle Institute, a non-profit research institute created by Duke U.
What does CI stand for?
CI stands for Cochlear Implant (audiological device that restores hearing to the deaf)
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- Civilian Instructor (UK Air Cadets)
- Civilian Internee
- Clandestine Industries (band)
- Class Complexity/Size Due to Inherited Methods
- Classical Imaging
- Client Inquiry
- Clinical Instructor
- Clinical Investigation
- Clock Input
- Cluster Interconnect
Samples in periodicals archive:
Dr Mazen Mohamed al-Hajri, a specialist in cochlear implant surgery and treatment of deafness, and ENT consultant, will conduct the procedures.
Unlike a hearing aid that amplifies sound, a cochlear implant is an implantable hearing solution that delivers sound directly to the hearing nerve.
When installing any cochlear implant, a surgeon threads its electrode-studded probe into the cochlea's inward-spiraling interior.
COCHLEAR implants could restore hearing to children who are born deaf by triggering the reconnection of sound-transmitting nerves, a new study suggests.
The cochlear implant is an electronic device that stimulates the auditory nerve with electrical signals the brain can interpret as sound.
He cites a steady rise in the use of cochlear implants (electronic devices surgically implanted in the inner ear that can in many cases restore partial hearing to the deaf), more early diagnoses and therapies for deaf children, and efforts to place some deaf children in mainstream schools.
The federal government has taken a big step towards expanding its coverage of cochlear implant devices.