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bone-anchored hearing aid


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(BAHA) a specialized form of hearing aid for patients with certain forms of conductive deafness. A small titanium screw is surgically fixed into the bone of the skull behind the external ear using a process called osseointegration. Sound energy is passed from a miniature microphone and amplifier to the screw, through the bone, to the cochlea.

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