By Susan B. Waltzman, J. Thomas Roland
The moment variation of Cochlear Implants offers a entire evaluate of the state of the art concepts for comparing and choosing the cochlear implant candidate. transparent descriptions of surgical strategies consultant the reader via implantation strategies, and chapters deal with vital matters resembling speech creation, language improvement, and schooling in implant recipients.
This moment variation features:
- New chapters at the genetics of listening to loss, sound processing, binaural listening to, and electroacoustic stimulation
- Complete dialogue of the newest advances in evaluate tactics, surgical procedure, programming equipment, speech processing techniques, and extra
- Precise, easy-to-follow tables and figures increase comprehension of the elemental technological know-how, examine and scientific recommendations lined in the textual content
- Coverage of the scientific and surgical problems of cochlear implantation
- Insights from an interdisciplinary workforce of specialists in otolaryngology, audiology, the fundamental sciences, speech pathology, and education
Ideal for studying and reference, Cochlear Implants synthesizes the foremost details wanted through practitioners, researchers, and scholars in various disciplines. Readers will reap the benefits of either the scope and thoroughness of this authoritative reference.
Dr. Roland commemorated in top medical professionals 2012 factor of ny Magazine
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Extra info for Cochlear Implants
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Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) was first described by Frederick von Recklinghausen, who proposed that the characteristic dermal tumors observed in NF1 arose from the fibrous tissue surrounding peripheral nerves, leading to the term neurofibroma. In addition to neurofibromas, individuals affected with NF1 may exhibit a multitude of other clinical manifestations that affect different organ systems, with neurologic, dermatologic, ophthalmologic, and orthopedic impairments being most common. Loss of neurofibromin in cells lacking NF1 generates high levels of the guanosine triphosphatase (GTPase) activating protein RAS, resulting in dysregulated cell growth and tumor formation (Sherman et al, 2000).