Confirm the Dx Audiologist from the manufacturer to confirm the diagnosis
What are the issues 1. Financial cost (currently a 10 year warranty) 2. The need for another surgery (approach Avoidance conflict) 3. Intervening period of deafness – affect work/school 4. Will the new implant fail soon?
Approach Diagnosis convey to patient Revision Surgery ASAP or at a time convenient to patient.
Surgery Audiologist from manufacturer Old incision New bone over the electrode &/or the receiver No new bone over the posterior tympanotomy No post-op complication