Sequential bilateral cochlear implantation for patients with long duration of deafness

Gert Joseph, Andreas Büchner, Minoo Lenarz & Thomas Lenarz
Introduction: Many studies showed that duration of deafness is the most important preoperative influence factor for the success of a cochlear implantation. Due to the fact that more and more patients ask for a bilateral CI, we are confronted with the question, how to deal with patients with long duration[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]