Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Hearing Devices

Second Edition

Michael J. Ruckenstein

Details: 383 pages, Full Color, Hardcover, 8.5" x 11"

ISBN13: 978-1-63550-126-1

© 2020 | Available

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Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Hearing Devices, Second Edition remains a fundamental text for hearing professionals. Cochlear implants and other implantable hearing mechanisms have become increasingly prevalent solutions to modern-day hearing trauma, making it imperative for clinicians to gain expertise on the subject. This text provides hearing professionals with the knowledge necessary to wholly understand these implantable mechanisms so that they can incorporate them into their practices.

New to the Second Edition

  • Three all-new chapters

o   Chapter 10. Single-Sided Deafness by Margaret Dillon and Kevin Brown

o   Chapter 17. Auditory Neuropathy, Cochlear Nerve Deficiency, and Other Challenges in the Pediatric Population by Thierry Morlet and Robert C. O’Reilly

o   Chapter 22. Cochlear Implants—The Future by Editor Michael J. Ruckenstein

  • Updated references and chapter content throughout
  • New 8.5’’x11’’ trim size and full color design

Foreword by Robert V. Harrison




Chapter 1. History of Implantable Hearing Devices

Marc D. Eisen


Chapter 2. Designing and Building a Cochlear Implant Program

Linda S. Burg, David R. Friedland, and Christina L. Runge


Chapter 3. Cochlear Implant Electrodes: Design and Characteristics

Jason A. Brant and Steven J. Eliades


Chapter 4. Signal Processing Strategies for Cochlear Implants

Blake S. Wilson and Michael F. Dorman


Chapter 5. Cochlear Implant Candidate Selection

René H. Gifford


Chapter 6. Imaging of Cochlear Implantation

Suyash Mohan, Ellen G. Hoeffner, and Laurie A. Loevner


Chapter 7. Cochlear Implants: Surgical techniques, Special Considerations—Pediatric and Malformed Cochleae

Tiffany Chao and Luv Javia


Chapter 8. Surgical Technique for Cochlear Implants in Adults

James G. Naples, Jason Brant, D. C. Bigelow, and Michael J. Ruckenstein


Chapter 9. Hearing Preservation Cochlear Implantation and Electro-Acoustic Stimulation

Sandra Prentiss, Athanasia Warnecke, and Hinrich Staecker


Chapter 10. Single-Sided Deafness

Margaret Dillon and Kevin Brown


Chapter 11. Adult Cochlear Implant Programming: A Basic Introduction

Natalie R. Watts and Michelle L. Montes


Chapter 12. Perspectives in Pediatric Cochlear Implant Programming

Michael Jackson


Chapter 13. Measuring Auditory Outcomes of Cochlear Implant Use in Children with Behavioural and Electrophysiological Tests

Karen A. Gordon and Blake C. Papsin


Chapter 14. Treatment Outcomes of Adult Cochlear Implantation

David Low, Paul Mick, David Shipp, and Joseph Chen


Chapter 15. Factors Influencing Cochlear Implant Performance

Saikrishna C. Gourishetti and Ronna Hertzano


Chapter 16. Cochlear Implant-Mediated Perception of Environmental Sounds and Music

Yell Inverso


Chapter 17. Auditory Neuropathy, Cochlear Nerve Deficiency, and Other Challenges in the Pediatric Population

Thierry Morlet and Robert C. O’Reilly


Chapter 18. Cochlear Implant Reliability and Reimplantation

Cameron C. Wick and Craig A. Buchman


Chapter 19. Advances in Auditory Brainstem Implantation

Elliott Kozin, Harrison W. Lin, and Daniel J. Lee


Chapter 20. Bone-Conduction Hearing Devices

Jennifer W. Lee, Robert B. A. Adamson, and Manohar L. Bance


Chapter 21. Middle Ear Implantable Hearing Devices: Present and Future

Hossein Mahboubi, Autefeh Sajjadi, Jeffery J. Kuhn, and Hamid R. Djalilian


Chapter 22. Cochlear Implants – The Future

Michael J. Ruckenstein



Michael J. Ruckenstein

Michael J. Ruckenstein, MD, MSc, FACS, FRCS, is Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania, where he directs the Residency Training Program, the Balance Center, and the Center for Implantable Hearing Devices. He holds a specialty certification in otolaryngology—head and neck surgery and a subspecialty certification in neurotology from the American Board of Otolaryngology. He has an active clinical practice focusing on medical and surgical diseases of the ear and skull base. His research focuses on the development of quality of life measures for diseases such as acoustic neuromas and Ménière disease, as well as the pathophysiology of inner ear disease.

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