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Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01400178
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 22, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 31, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Liege Franzini Tanamati, University of Sao Paulo

Brief Summary:

Objectives: To assess a group of post-lingually children after 10 years of implantation with regard to speech perception, speech intelligibility, and academic/occupational status.

Study Design: A prospective transversal study. Setting: Pediatric referral center for cochlear implantation. Patients: Ten post-lingually deafened children with Nucleus and Med-El cochlear implants.

Interventions: Speech perception and speech intelligibility tests and interview.

Main Outcome Measures: The main outcome measures were score of Hint sentences recognition (silence and noise), speech intelligibility scores(write-down intelligibility and rating scale scores) and academic/ occupational status.

Condition or disease
Deafness Hearing Impairment

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Cochlear Implants in Post-lingually Children: Results After 10 Years
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2011

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The age at evaluation was 19,3 to 29,2 years. The age at cochlear implant surgery was 5,4 to 16,10 years. The etiology of the deafness was: meningitis (5), ototoxic (1), mumps (2) and unknown (2).

Inclusion Criteria:

  • postlingually deaf
  • age at cochlear implant: < 18 years
  • more than 10 years of cochlear implant use

Exclusion Criteria:

  • other disabilities

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01400178

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Bionic Ear Center
Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 01329001
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Sao Paulo
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Responsible Party: Liege Franzini Tanamati, Doctor, University of Sao Paulo Identifier: NCT01400178    
Other Study ID Numbers: 186/2008
First Posted: July 22, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 31, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Keywords provided by Liege Franzini Tanamati, University of Sao Paulo:
cochlear implant
follow up
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hearing Loss
Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms