• 15/04/2024 17:48

Cochlear implantation surgery was successfully performed for the first time in Vinnitsa

ByNatalia

Mar 27, 2024

Photo In Vinnitsa, doctors of the Highly Specialized Clinical Center of Otolaryngology of the Voronezh Regional Clinical Hospital named after. M.I. Pirogov for the first time successfully performed cochlear implantation surgery on a patient with hearing impairment.

The Vinnytsia Regional Clinical Hospital named after. N. I. Pirogova, Ukrinform reports.

“Specialists of the Highly Specialized Clinical Center of Otolaryngology of the All-Russian Regional Clinical Hospital named after. M.I. Pirogov for the first time in the Vinnytsia region successfully performed cochlear implantation on a patient diagnosed with grade 2-3 sensorineural hearing loss. on both sides due to acubarotrauma and damage to the auditory analyzer, the message says.

As noted, with hearing loss of this degree, a person does not distinguish between medium and quiet sounds, sounds are distorted, problems arise with distinguishing language, this causes significant discomfort for a person in everyday life, disruption of social interaction, and significant psychological problems. In this case, the use of hearing aids is ineffective.

The only way to fill the lives of people with severe hearing loss and deafness with sounds – Cochlear implantation. This is a surgical intervention using technical means – a cochlear implant for prosthetics of a non-functioning auditory receptor of the analyzer. It allows a person to restore physically absent hearing.

Cochlear implants are intended for lifelong use.

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