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"Cochlear Implants" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function, but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA, the hair cells (HAIR CELLS, VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cochlear Implants" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cochlear Implants" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 113 publications over 34 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2013 and 2014 and 2015
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