The Outcome of Cochlear Implantation for Mitochondrial Disease Patients With Syndromic Hearing Loss

Norio Yamamoto, Hideaki Okuyama, Harukazu Hiraumi, Tatsunori Sakamoto, Hitomi Matsuura, Juichi Ito
2015 Otology and Neurotology  
1 Objective: To evaluate the outcome and to confirm the validity of cochlear implantation 2 for syndromic deafness in patients with mitochondrial disease. 3 Study design: Retrospective case review 4 Setting: Tertiary referral center 5 Patients: We reviewed medical charts of 367 cochlear implantation cases at Kyoto 6 University Hospital between 1987 and 2012. We identified 5 patients with syndromic 7 mitochondrial disease who underwent cochlear implantation surgery. The mean age of 8 the
more » ... (4 women and 1 man) when they underwent surgeries was 44.4 years 9 (range 30-64years, median 41 years). 10
doi:10.1097/mao.0000000000000817 pmid:26134938 fatcat:syass5jkjngetbi4lvlrvyqowe