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Cochlear Implants MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cochlear Implants
Tree Number(s)
E07.305.250.319.381.500.500
E07.695.150
E07.695.202.381.500.500
E07.814.458.150
Unique ID
D003054
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003054
Annotation
subcutaneous electronic implants: do not confuse with French "prothese auditive" translated as "hearing aid" & indexed under HEARING AIDS
Scope Note
Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function, but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA, the hair cells (HAIR CELLS, VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.
Entry Term(s)
Auditory Prosthesis
Cochlear Prosthesis
Implants, Cochlear
NLM Classification #
WV 274
Previous Indexing
Cochlea (1966-1979)
Deafness (1966-1979)
Electric Stimulation (1966-1979)
Hearing Aids (1966-1979)
Prosthesis (1966-1979)
See Also
Cochlear Implantation
Public MeSH Note
98; see COCHLEAR IMPLANT 1987-97, see AUDITORY PROSTHESIS 1980-86
History Note
98(80)
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/12/21
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Cochlear Implants Preferred
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