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July 1971

An Ear-Level Hearing Aid for Bilateral Atresia

Author Affiliations

Washington, DC
From the Army Audiology and Speech Center, Walter Reed General Hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;94(1):87-88. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770070123017

Using the contralateral routing of signals (CROS) principle, an ear-level bone-conduction hearing aid was designed for a patient with bilateral, congenital atresia. Both subjectively and objectively the performance of this instrument surpassed that of the standard body-type bone-conduction unit.

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