The Bonebridge semi-implantable bone conduction hearing device: experience in an Asian patient
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AbstractFor over three decades, bone conduction hearing aids have been changing the lives of patients with impaired hearing. The size, appearance and fitting discomfort of early generations of bone conduction hearing aids made them unpopular. The advent of bone-anchored hearing aids in the 1970s offered patients improved sound quality and fitting comfort, due to the application of osseointegration. However, the issue of post-operative peri-abutment pin tract wound infection persisted. The Bonebridge system incorporates the first active bone conduction device, and aims to resolve peri-abutment issues. Implantation of this system in an Asian patient is presented.
All Author(s) ListTsang WSS, Yu JKY, Bhatia KSS, Wong TKC, Tong MCF
Journal nameJournal of Laryngology and Otology
Volume Number127
Issue Number12
PublisherCambridge University Press (CUP): STM Journals
Pages1214 - 1221
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsBonebridge; Hearing Aids; Hearing Loss; Osseointegration
Web of Science Subject CategoriesOtorhinolaryngology; OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

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