Experts Publish First Global Consensus Paper on Adult Cochlear Implantation

The first global consensus on the use of cochlear implants for the management of adults living with hearing loss was published today in JAMA Otolaryngology

The paper was authored by a new panel, including 31 hearing experts from surgical and audiology backgrounds representing more than 13 countries.

According to Craig Buchman, M.D., head of the Department of Otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the consensus paper is a major landmark in the treatment of hearing loss.

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