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Cochlear Implantation in India

Cochlear Implantation in India

A cochlear implant is an electronic medical device that  does  the work of damaged parts of the inner ear (cochlea) to provide sound signals to the brain by bypassing  damaged portions of the ear and directly stimulating  the auditory nerve.

Cochlear implants can help people who:

  • have medium  to profound hearing loss
  • receive little or no benefit from hearing aids
  • score 65% or less on sentence recognition tests

Here we list most frequently asked information about Cochlear Implantation. In case you have any further questions or would like any other assistance, feel free to write to us.

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Cochlear Implantation Cost In India

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Cochlear Implantation Price USD 16,000 No. of Travellers 2 Days in Hospital 4 Days Outside Hospital 10 Total days in India 14

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Doctor for Cochlear Implantation - Dr. W.V.B.S Ramalingam

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35 years of experience , New Delhi

Doctor for Cochlear Implantation - Dr. Shomeshwar Singh

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23 years of experience , New Delhi

Doctor for Cochlear Implantation - Dr. K. K. Handa

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Doctor for Cochlear Implantation - Dr. Neetu Modgil

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More About Cochlear Implantation

Diagnosis and Tests for cochlear Implantation

  • Hearing tests such as an audiogram, a graph that charts how you respond to specific sounds
  • A hearing aid evaluation
  • CT or MRI scans to check the inner ear and hearing nerve. These tests will tell your doctor if your cochlea has a normal shape.

 

Procedure of Cochlear Implantation

Before the procedure :

  • An exam of your external, middle, and inner ear to check for infections or other pathology

  • Audiogram

  • Hearing aid evaluation

  • CT or MRI scans to check the inner ear and Auditory nerve.

  • General exam and present and past medical history to check fitness

  • Psychological exam to check inclination  for  rehabilitation

 

During Procedure :

Procedure takes 2.5 to 3 hours & is performed under general anesthesia.

  • A small incision is made  behind the ear and  the bone is exposed  to allow for insertion and securing of the implant.

  • The cochlear implant is placed in its posterior position under the skin and muscle and secured

  • A small opening is made in the cochlea (cochleostomy). The electrode is inserted into the cochlea via the cochleostomy. Full insertion is usually achieved.

  • The skin is closed and a dressing is applied.

 

After the procedure :

  • The patient will not be able to hear immediately after the procedure

  • Although the internal components are  placed, the surgical site needs to  heal before the external device is placed.

  • After  four to six weeks the patient called for the fitting of the external components of the implant; activating and programming of the implant

  • Cochlear implant is a lifelong  commitment,  the patient must return to the center for regular follow ups  , annual check ups

  • Recipients must undergo rehabilitation program .

 

Complications of Cochlear Implantation procedure :

Possible complications may be :

  • Bleeding

  • infection

  • Nerve damage

  • Dizziness or balance problems

  • Loss of the hearing you have left

  • Tinnitus

  • Leaks of the fluid around the brain

  • The device doesn’t work or gets infected, which may mean you’ll have to remove and replace the implant.

  • Meningitis, an infection of the membranes around the brain

 

Factors affecting cost of Cochlear Implantation

 The cost to the patient depends on a variety of factors like

  • The hospital, the patient chooses.

  • Fee for the team of doctors.

  • Medicines.

  • Standard test and diagnostic procedures.

  • Cost of the follow –up and rehabilitation required after the procedure.

  • Cost of the device

 

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