Cholesteatoma 101
Figure 1: The anatomy of the ear

Cholesteatoma 101

A cholesteatoma is the abnormal growth of skin in the middle ear. Although cholesteatoma is non-cancerous, the build-up of skin can act like a benign tumor by expanding and invading…

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Adult Cochlear Implants: An Overview
Figure 1: Illustration of cochlear implant associated bypassing structures of the ear.

Adult Cochlear Implants: An Overview

Who can receive a cochlear implant? Many adults who have partially or fully lost their hearing have probably tried one or more types of hearing aids without much improvement. Most…

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Cochlear Implant: An Overview
Figure: Illustration of the ear demonstrating a cochlear implant’s external and internal components.

Cochlear Implant: An Overview

A cochlear implant is an electronic medical device that serves as a functioning replacement for a damaged inner ear component called the cochlea. The cochlea is responsible for translating the…

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