A longitudinal cohort study in more than 1000 postlingually deafened adult cochlear implant subjects in Hannover

Minoo Lenarz, Gert Joseph, Hasibe Sönmez, Anke Lesinski-Schiedat, Andreas Büchner & Thomas Lenarz
Introduction: The performance in cochlear implant users depend on 4 important factors: 1- The electrode technology, 2- the speech processing strategies, 3- the number of the surviving spiral ganglion cells and auditory nerve fibers and 4- Brain plasticity. In this study we will show the effect of improvements[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]