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a wish from the early days of
cochlear implantation to be able
to integrate all components within
an internal device, " said Prof. Dr.
Philippe Lefebvre, head of the
ENT Department of the CHU of
Liege and Professor at the University
of Liege, who performed
the surgery in September. Several
more surgeries were to follow in
the study.
Headquartered in Innsbruck,
MED-EL has grown to more than
2,200 employees since hiring its
first in 1990. The company makes
a wide range of devices to treat
all types of hearing loss including
cochlear implant systems, a combined
Electric Acoustic Stimulation
hearing implant system, as
well as surgical and non-surgical
bone conduction devices.
For more info, see www.medel.
com.
MED-EL headquarters in Innsbruck
Dr. Ingeborg
Hochmair,
founder and CEO
of MED-EL
" Our cochlear implants have helped hundreds
of thousands of people around the world to hear
and have improved their quality of life. Many users
have expressed the wish for a CI that works
without an external component
on or off the ear, is invisible
and operates even when users
are asleep " , says Dr. Ingeborg
Hochmair, founder and CEO of
MED-EL.
Cochlear implant systems, which
bypass the non-functioning part
of the ear and stimulate the
hearing nerve electrically, have become a standard
treatment for individuals with severe to profound
hearing loss. Traditionally, they consist of an internal
implant which is surgically placed underneath
the skin, and an audio processor which is worn externally,
behind or off the ear. The audio processor
contains the microphone required to pick up sound
as well as the power supply.
Totally implantable cochlear implants (TICI), however,
are a newer modality. They contain all the
internal and external components of a cochlear implant
system in one device placed underneath the
skin, including the audio processor, microphone
and power supply.
" We tested the implant after surgery and are
thrilled that everything is working as expected.
Modern cochlear implant technology has been
evolving at an impressive pace, delivering outstanding
hearing results. The TICI is a milestone
within the field of cochlear implantation. It has been
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