Global recommendations for cochlear implants outlined

More than 432 million adults across the globe live with a disabling hearing loss, but of those who are candidates for cochlear implants, only 4-5% receive one.

A new paper published in JAMA Otolaryngology aimed to increase awareness of the potential benefits of cochlear implants by developing an international consensus on the best way to diagnose and treat severe to profound hearing loss in adults.

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