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Autor(en):
Kiefer, Jan; Arnold, Wolfgang; Staudenmaier, Rainer 
Titel:
Round Window Stimulation with an Implantable Hearing Aid (SoundbridgecircledR) Combined with Autogenous Reconstruction of the Auricle -- A New Approach 
Abstract:
Background: Congenital malformations of the auricle are often combined with atresia of the outer ear canal and malformations of the ossicles, representing aesthetic as well as functional deficits. Optimal treatment should therefore address both aspects equally. This report describes a new approach, combining the reconstruction of the auricle with implantation of an active middle ear hearing aid, stimulating the round window membrane. Method: A 33-year-old male patient, with bilateral ear microti...    »
 
Stichworte:
Auricle; Microtia; Atresia; Implantable hearing aid; Active middle ear implant; Round window; Ear malformation; Hearing loss 
Zeitschriftentitel:
ORL 
Jahr:
2006 
Band / Volume:
68 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
378--385 
Verlag / Institution:
S. Karger AG 
Verlagsort:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1423-0275 
E-ISSN:
1423-0275 
Hinweise:
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.