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Author(s):
Stark, Thomas; Niedermeyer, Hans P.; Knopf, Andreas; Sudhoff, Holger 
Title:
Surgical Technique for Implantation of the MED-EL SONATATI100 
Abstract:
Aims: The objective of this study was to describe our surgical techniques following the general principles of cochlear implantation focusing on the small and thin design of the SONATATI100 implant device. Methods: From May 2007 to December 2010, 97 patients were implanted with the SONATATI100 device. Due to the titanium housing, a bony bed and a muscle-periost pocket were created to host the biggest part of the device with its magnet. For device fixation, suture-retaining holes were drilled at t...    »
 
Keywords:
Cochlear implant; MED-EL SONATATI100; Surgical technique; Complication; Fixation; Implant bed 
Journal title:
ORL 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
73 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
196--200 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0275 
E-ISSN:
1423-0275 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.