What determines the success of Cochlear Implants
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Cochlear Implant
What determines succes?

Numerous factors determine the successful conclusion of the procedure of which we will only mention the following:
  • age of receiver at implantation – younger age groups are more successful
  • age of receiver at loss of hearing – stage of development of communicative abilities
  • period from loss of hearing to implantation – the shorter the period the higher the probability of success
  • type of manufacture and variables of procedure
  • professionalism and dedication of support team
  • how much the cochlea deviates from normal
  • communicative abilities and intelligence of the receiver
  • receivers' dedication and motivation to learn to hear
  • after implant the period of time lapsed in usage of the device