Otol Neurotol 2021 Apr 14. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Switzerland Department of Otolaryngology, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital; Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Shaare-Zedek Medical Center, Affiliated with the Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel.
Objectives: Real-time electrocochleography (rt-ECochG) is a method to detect intracochlear potential changes during cochlear implantation (CI). Steep amplitude drops of the cochlear microphonic (CM) signal (so called "ECochG events") have been correlated with worse residual hearing outcomes. However, the sensitivity and specificity of monitoring CM amplitude on its own are too low to use it as a biomarker. Read More