The Latest Developments in Cochlear Implantation

New York, NY, March 09, 2014 --( "Cochlear Implants," by Susan B. Waltzman and J. Thomas Roland, recently published by Thieme, has been completely revised to include the most up-to-date information on the clinical and translational sciences related to this rapidly evolving technology. It contains chapters on the latest developments in the field, including those in: genetics, neuroplasticity, expanding criteria for implantation, the application of implant technology to tinnitus and vestibular issues, music perception, and intraoperative monitoring.

Praise for the previous edition:
“Overall, the second edition of "Cochlear Implants" is an excellent resource for professionals and students in various disciplines (otolaryngology, audiology, education of the deaf, and basic sciences) involved with the care or understanding of hearing loss. This edition serves its purpose for learning and reference in a condensed textbook that will be well used.” -- "The Laryngoscope"

This book is a valuable reference for otolaryngologists head and neck surgeons, audiologists, neurotologists, speech pathologists, and all professionals involved in the design and usage of cochlear implants as well as an essential text for audiology students.

Cochlear Implants
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart.2014
268 pp, 107 illustrations
ISBN: 9781604069037
eBook - Available from, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781604069068

About the Authors

Susan B. Waltzman, PhD, is the Marica F. Vilcek Professor of Otolaryngology and Co-Director of the New York University (NYU) Cochlear Implant Center, NYU School of Medicine and NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

J. Thomas Roland, Jr., MD, is Professor of Otolaryngology and Neurosurgery, the Mendik Foundation Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, and Co-Director of the NYU Cochlear Implant Center, NYU School of Medicine and NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.

About Thieme

Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit
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