Cochlear Implantation in Children with Asymmetric Hearing Loss or Single-Sided Deafness Clinical Trial

I'm interested

Male or Female
Up to 18 years old
This study is also accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• Parents and child fluent in English
• Parents desire functional hearing in both ears for their child
• Severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss in one ear and normal hearing in the other ear
• If older than 5 years, documentation of progressive hearing loss (i.e. passed newborn hearing screening, or significant change in hearing)
Exclusion Criteria:

• Medical condition that contraindicates a cochlear implant, including abnormal hearing nerve
• Already using a cochlear implant
• Inability to complete study procedures
• Unrealistic expectations related to the benefits and limitations of cochlear implantation
• Unwillingness or inability to comply with all investigational requirement

Device: Cochlear Implant

Ear, Nose & Throat

Pediatric audiology, Audiology, Cochlear Implant, Single-Sided Deafness

Margaret Koeritzer -
Kristin Gravel
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