PREPRINT

  • 1. Incision and Mastoid Exposure
  • 2. Mastoidectomy
  • 3. Opening the Facial Recess
  • 4. Round Window Preparation
  • 5. Drill Seat for Cochlear Implant
  • 6. Securing the Implant
  • 7. Electrode Placement
  • 8. Closure
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Cochlear Implant

Procedure Outline

1. Incision and Mastoid Exposure

2. Mastoidectomy

3. Opening of the Facial Recess

  1. Identification of Mastoid Anatomy

4. Round Window Preparation

  1. Landmarks
  2. Reviewing Anatomy

5. Drill Seat for Cochlear Implant

  1. Create Subperiosteal Pocket
  2. Drill Electrode Channel

6. Securing the Implant

7. Electrode Placement

  1. Round Window Membrane Incision
  2. Electrode Insertion
  3. Fascia Graft

8. Closure