Hearing Preservation Outcomes After Cochlear Implantation
Depending on the Angle of Insertion: Indication for Electric
or Electric-Acoustic Stimulation
Silke Helbig, Youssef Adel, Martin Leinung, Timo Sto¨ver, Uwe Baumann,
and Tobias Weissgerber
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany


In summary patients with better than 65dB thresholds at 500Hz benefit from shallower insertion of cochlear electrode (shorter electrode)