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How can the cochlear implant interfere with the vestibular function?

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Author(s): Abramides, Patricia Arena

Journal: International Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
ISSN 1809-9777

Volume: 13;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 195;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Cochlear implant | Dizziness | Ménière's disease

ABSTRACT
Introduction: The cochlear implant is a therapeutic option for patients with deep neurosensorial deafness. Some implanted patients evolved with dizziness in the postoperative, which started the interest for the vestibular function. Since then, many studies have reported the association between the cochlear implant and the vestibular dysfunctions.

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