Blake S Wilson
Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
- Cochlear implants matching the prosthesis to the brain and facilitating desired plastic changes in brain functionBlake S Wilson
Duke Hearing Center, Duke University Medical Center DUMC, Durham, NC, USA
Prog Brain Res 194:117-29. 2011..In this chapter, we describe a new approach to the design of CIs that takes these differences into account and thereby may improve outcomes for patients with compromised auditory brains...
- Getting a decent (but sparse) signal to the brain for users of cochlear implantsBlake S Wilson
Duke Hearing Center, Duke University Health System, Durham, NC 27710, USA Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710, USA Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 8UW, UK Electronic address
Hear Res 322:24-38. 2015..The steps in achieving the present levels of performance are traced, and some possibilities for further improvements are mentioned. This article is part of a Special Issue entitled <Lasker Award>. ..
- Partial deafness cochlear implantation (PDCI) and electric-acoustic stimulation (EAS)Blake S Wilson
Duke Hearing Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
Cochlear Implants Int 11:56-66. 2010..The answers to these questions could lead to even better treatments for persons with little or no hearing at high frequencies and at least some remaining hearing at low frequencies...
- Cochlear implants: current designs and future possibilitiesBlake S Wilson
Department of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 45:695-730. 2008..In all, remarkable progress has been made in the development of cochlear implants but much room still remains for improvements, especially for patients presently at the low end of the performance spectrum...
- Cochlear implants: a remarkable past and a brilliant futureBlake S Wilson
Division of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Hear Res 242:3-21. 2008..If other possibilities are realized, e.g., electrodes that emit drugs to inhibit cell death following trauma and to induce the growth of neurites toward electrodes, then the future is very bright indeed...
- A summary of the literature on global hearing impairment: current status and priorities for actionDebara Tucci
Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
Otol Neurotol 31:31-41. 2010..Delays in diagnosis are common, and social attitudes, local customs, and cultural bias are contributing factors...
- Cochlear implants: some likely next stepsBlake S Wilson
Center for Auditory Prosthesis Research, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Annu Rev Biomed Eng 5:207-49. 2003....
- Two new directions in speech processor design for cochlear implantsBlake S Wilson
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
Ear Hear 26:73S-81S. 2005....
- Multicenter U.S. bilateral MED-EL cochlear implantation study: speech perception over the first year of useEmily Buss
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
Ear Hear 29:20-32. 2008..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether bilateral electrical stimulation could confer similar benefits for cochlear implant listeners...
- Design for a simplified cochlear implant systemSoon Kwan An
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 744, Korea
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:973-82. 2007..A low cost metal-silicon hybrid mold has been developed for fabricating an intracochlear electrode array with 16 ball-shaped stimulating contacts...
- The surprising performance of present-day cochlear implantsBlake S Wilson
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:969-72. 2007..These results are both surprising and encouraging, in that the implant provides only a very crude mimicking of only some aspects of the normal physiology...
- Patients utilizing a hearing aid and a cochlear implant: speech perception and localizationRichard S Tyler
Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1078, USA
Ear Hear 23:98-105. 2002..The purpose of this pilot study was to document speech perception and localization abilities in patients who use a cochlear implant in one ear and a hearing aid in the other ear...
- Three-month results with bilateral cochlear implantsRichard S Tyler
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1078, USA
Ear Hear 23:80S-89S. 2002..To evaluate possible binaural listening advantages for speech in quiet, speech in noise, and for localization in a group of postlingually deafened adults with two cochlear implants functioning independently after 3 mo experience...