Cochlear Implantation in prelingually deafned adults implanted after the age of sixteen

Alexandros Giourgas, Alexander Grundei, Anke Lesinski-Schiedat & Thomas Lenarz
In the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of the Hannover Medical University since 1986 over one hundred congenitally deaf or profoundly hearing impaired patients received cochlear implantation unilaterally or bilaterally after the age of sixteen. The audioverbal development of profoundly deaf patients[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]