7 out of 7
Absolute indication for cochlear implantation is: [AIIMS Nov 12}
|A||Outer hair cell|
|B||Inner hair cell|
|C||Spiral ganglion cell|
Ans. D Auditory Nerve - Ref. Mohan Bansal Textbook of Diseases of Ear, Nose and Throat 7 st/ed p 778
'They are indicated for patients of profound binaural SNHL (with non functional cochlear hair cells) who have intact auditory nerve functions and show little or no benefit from hearing aids." ...