Issue N# 4 - 2005
Vestibular dysfunction after cochlear implantation: A clinical national multicentric study.
Authors : D. Bouccara, M. J. Estève Fraysse, N. Loundon, B. Fraysse, N. Garabedian, O. Sterkers (Clichy, Toulouse, Paris)
Ref. : Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol. 2005;126,4:275-278.
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Vertigo and dizziness are the most common complications of cochlear implantation. Data of a multicentric study about clinical aspects and cost utility were collected for vertigo and dizziness: incidence, clinical and treatment were analyzed among 469 adults and children. Results demonstrated that 16% of adults and 3% of children experienced dizziness postoperatively. In a few cases a specific mechanism as perilymphatic fistula was identified. In other cases the mechanism underlying delayed vertigo remains speculative and endolymphatic hydrops was suggested.
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