[Loudness scaling in cochlear implant patients within the scope of preoperative evaluation]

Laryngorhinootologie. 1994 Mar;73(3):128-31. doi: 10.1055/s-2007-997094.
[Article in German]


The electrical stimulation of the acoustic nerve is essential for evaluating patients for cochlear implants. Different tests are used to assess the performance of the cochlear nerve in a deaf ear. The use of category scaling of loudness leads to a more efficient test routine.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Auditory Threshold / physiology
  • Cochlear Implants*
  • Cochlear Nerve / physiopathology
  • Deafness / physiopathology
  • Deafness / rehabilitation*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Loudness Perception / physiology*
  • Male
  • Tinnitus / physiopathology
  • Tinnitus / rehabilitation
  • Vestibulocochlear Nerve / physiopathology