CI "decay"

Ron Blue rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU
Thu Nov 9 12:20:22 EST 1995


Sounds like habituation - a type of learning.  If the signal was varied
this should not occur.  Ron Blue

On 9 Nov 1995, Eric Smith wrote:

> 
> When a patient has "decay" in a promontory stimulation test, what does
> that imply for a cochlear implant?  To clarify what I mean, the sound
> perceived in the prom stim test gradually got weaker and eventually
> faded away.  Does that imply the same thing will happen with the CI?
> Does anyone know what causes this?  How serious is it?  Should the same
> thing be expected to happen with hearing aids for the same patient?
> 
> 
> 



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