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Innovative hearing device bypasses auditory nerve


16 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
A new device will give the gift of hearing to children who have been deaf their entire life, new research suggests. The auditory brainstem implant (ABI) is an electronic device that is inserted surgically to provide a sense of sound to patients with exacerbated deaf due to retrocochlear hearing impairment,…