Unilateral deafness and moderate hearing loss on the contra lateral ear in children – an indication for Cochlear Implantation?

Barbara Streicher, Ruth Lang-Roth & Karl-Bernd Hüttenbrink
Development of the auditory system provides good quality of binaural hearing on both ears. For the emergence of all phonemes of German language it is crucial to have access to high frequency hearing, which enables expansion oft auditory working memory during the first years of language development. [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]