Chennai: Docs at a Chennai hospital have introduced conducting bilateral simultaneous cochlear implantation surgical procedure of a two-year outdated toddler from Odisha.
The toddler is the youngest recipient of this machine concurrently implanted bilaterally with essentially the most superior sound processor know-how with wi-fi (off the ear) speech processors in Tamilnadu, mentioned medical doctors of MGM Institute of ENT, Head & Neck Surgical procedure.
They mentioned that is the third consecutive profitable bilateral wi-fi cochlear implantation surgical procedure publish the official launch of the cochlear implant programme three months in the past on the hospital.
The toddler was recognized with congenital deafness throughout a routine screening of speech and listening to evaluation after delivery. He was monitored at common intervals and no enchancment in his listening to was noticed regardless of the usage of greatest accessible listening to aids.
The household then consulted the consultants at MGM Healthcare and after the first examination, Dr Sanjeev Mohanty and his group knowledgeable the household that cochlear implantation was the one viable remedial choice to keep away from full deafness with impairment of speech and communication.