Journal article

Cochlear implantation outcomes in adults: A scoping review

Isabelle Boisvert, Mariana Reis, Agnes Au, Robert Cowan, Richard C Dowell

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: This study aimed to provide a descriptive analysis of recent evidence available in the literature in relation to the efficacy of unilateral cochlear implantation in adults, the general findings of these studies, and the populations to which these findings apply. It also aimed to appraise the individual success rate and the magnitude of benefit following implantation. DESIGN: A scoping review was conducted to identify English-language, peer-reviewed journal articles published between 2000 and 2018 assessing the outcomes of cochlear implantation in adults who received their first cochlear implant from 2000 onwards. To be included, studies had to report speech perception or self-rep..

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