Chapter 154 - Cochlear Implants

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Chapter 154 - Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The upper age limit with regards to cochlear implantation criteria is
    • A. 

      65

    • B. 

      75

    • C. 

      85

    • D. 

      None

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a candidate for cochlear implant
    • A. 

      46 year with BOR syndrome who went deaf at 16 months

    • B. 

      12 month old male with two deaf parents

    • C. 

      79 year old male with SRT score of 40% on the left and 35% in the right

    • D. 

      12 year old male with severe profound hearing loss s/p meningitis 4 months ago

  • 3. 
    3. The following CT scan findings are a contraindication to cochlear implants
    • A. 

      Mondini malformation

    • B. 

      Michel malformation

    • C. 

      Sclerosing labytinthitis

    • D. 

      Aberrant carotid artery

  • 4. 
    The facial recess is bound by
    • A. 

      Head of the malleus posteriorly

    • B. 

      CN VII medially

    • C. 

      Fossa incudus laterally

    • D. 

      Chorda tympani posteriorly

  • 5. 
    Insertion of the cochlear lead is into the
    • A. 

      Scala media

    • B. 

      Scala tympani

    • C. 

      Scala vestibule

    • D. 

      Cochlear antrum

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