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What is Cochlear Implant?

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What is Cochlear Implant?
What is Cochlear Implant?

Perhaps the most aggressive solution to hearing loss is the Cochlear implant. The device consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and a second portion surgically placed under the skin. A cochlear implant consists of a microphone, which picks up sounds from the environment; a speech processor, which organizes the sounds received by the microphone; A transmitter which coverts signals from the speech processor into electrical impulses; and an electrode array, which disperses impulses from the stimulator to the auditory nerves.

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