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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318518
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
.... Because active middle ear implants are directly coupled to middle ear structures, many of the problems that patients with conventional hearing aids report, such as acoustic feedback, occlusion, and irritation of the outer ear canal, are avoided. In addition, AMEI patients perform well in background noise...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318522
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... assessments of hearing thresholds and monosyllabic word discrimination were performed in a homogeneous group of 54 adults who received a VSB system (VORP 502/AP 404) in an active middle ear implant (AMEI) program in a tertiary referral hospital. All subjects included in this study had mild-to-severe...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485529
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... developed and include bone conduction devices (BCD), active middle ear implants (AMEI), cochlear implants and auditory brainstem implants. These devices aim to restore hearing by interacting with different aspects of the auditory pathway. Middle ear implants (MEI) are divided into active and passive...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318521
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
.... The Vibrant Soundbridge (VSB) is an active middle ear implant (AMEI) for the treatment of hearing loss. Since 1996, the VSB has been implanted in adults with mild-to-severe sensorineural hearing loss. It is for persons who cannot wear conventional acoustic hearing aids for medical reasons and those who...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9471-4
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000485525
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
... are not helpful when considering active middle ear implantation (aMEI). A new grading system has, therefore, been developed to describe the extent of the malformation and predict the viability and challenge of implanting an aMEI [ 23 ]. The ears are graded on a 16-point scale (16-13 easy, 12-9 moderate, 8-5...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318520
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... results in middle ears that are normally ventilated with healthy tympanic membranes when there is no or only a moderate air-bone gap. Active middle ear implants (AMEIs) are traditionally indicated for persons with moderate-to-severe sensorineural hearing loss, an intact ossicular chain, and normal middle...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
...:569-573. 39. Frenzel H: Validation of the aMEI-Score for Selection of Aural Atresia Cases for Active Middle ear Implants [in German] in 85th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery. Dortmund, German Medical Science GMS Publishing House, 2014. 40...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 81
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06315-8
EISBN: 978-3-318-06315-8
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 69
Published: 07 July 2010
10.1159/000318524
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9471-4
... middle ear implants (AMEIs) and are available for clinical use. To treat the second situation (inner hair cells also affected), cochlear implants and electric-acoustic implants are used more and more often [ 26 ]. Transducers Leysieffer [ 27 ] gave an important overview of fundamental demands...
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Series: Monographs in Human Genetics
Volume: 14
Published: 28 September 1992
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-04006-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-04006-7
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Series: Advances in Biological Psychiatry
Volume: 21
Published: 13 September 2002
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00864-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-00864-7
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Series: International Academy for Biomedical and Drug Research
Volume: 13
Published: 06 April 1998
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00246-1
EISBN: 978-3-318-00246-1
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Series: Key Issues in Mental Health
Volume: 3
Published: 01 January 1918
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-03751-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-03751-7