Refsum’s Disease and Cochlear Implantation

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Abstract

Objectives:

The objective was to describe a case of bilateral cochlear implantation in a 59-year-old man with hearing and visual impairment due to Refsum’s disease.

Method:

A retrospective case review was performed.

Results:

After cochlear implantation, the patient demonstrated much improved audiometric performance and reported improved sound localization.

Conclusions:

Bilateral cochlear implantation is an important strategy in the improvement of hearing and quality of life in individuals with Refsum’s disease.

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