CROS, BONE-CONDCTION, AND IMPLANTED HEARING AIDS

17.1 CROS HEARING AIDS

17.1.1 Simple CROS aids.
17.1.2 Bilateral CROS (BICROS) aids
17.1.3 Stereo CROS (CRIS-CROS) aids
17.1.4 Transcranial CROS aids

17.2 BONE-CONDUCTION HEARING AIDS

17.2.1 Applications of bone-conduction hearing aids
17.2.2 Bone-conduction hearing aid output capabilities
17.2.3 Prescribing, adjusting, and verifying electroacoustic characteristics for bone-conduction hearing aids
17.2.4 Disadvantages of bone-conduction hearing aids

17.3 BONE-ANCHORED HEARING AIDS

17.3.1 BAHAs for unilateral conductive or mixed hearing loss
17.3.2 Bilateral BAHAs for bilateral conductive or mixed hearing loss
17.3.3 BAHAs for single-sided deafness
17.3.4 Complications with BAHAs

17.4 MIDDLE-EAR IMPLANTABLE HEARING AIDS

17.4.1 Output transducers
17.4.2 Microphones
17.4.3 Complete systems
17.4.4 Candidacy and benefits
17.4.5 Complications with middle-ear implants

17.5 CONCLUDING COMMENTS