According to two new studies, when a deaf child receives a cochlear implant -- and how many implants he gets -- have a significant impact on hearing and language outcomes. Patients with shorter lengths of deafness and earlier age at implantation tended to outperform their peers as reported in the January 2 issue of Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Research by Susan B. Waltzman, PhD, is featured.
-Susan B. Waltzman, PhD, the Marica F. Vilcek Professor of Otolaryngology, Department of Otolaryngology
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