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Brand Comparison Chart

January 16th, 2011 by | Tags: , , , | 5 Comments »

Due to getting several e-mail requests for a brand comparison chart on three cochlear implant manufactures, Advanced Bionics, Cochlear™ and MED-EL, we created a brand comparison chart for you to use at your own discretion.  We still recommend consulting with the CI manufacturing companies, surgeons and audiologists, to get more information.  Please also note that this brand comparison chart is NOT affiliated with Advanced Bionics, Cochlear™, or MED-EL

Please click here to download it.

5 Comments

Monica

January 17, 2011 at 12:48 pm

The magnets on our AB coil don’t work like that – they are what you have listed under MedEl. Any chance those 2 were switched?

Rachel

January 19, 2011 at 5:47 pm

Hey Monica,

Thank you for letting us know. Elizabeth is calling AB to get the correct information on the magnets with the coils. We’ll have it fixed as soon as we can.

January 30, 2011 at 7:17 pm

Also, AB has several other speech processing choices that you have not listed.

CI Parent

January 30, 2011 at 7:19 pm

I think it would be appropriate to mention that Cochlear is the only brand that has been fined by the FDA for improper practices (kickbacks to audiologists).

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