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Auditory brainstem implant in neurofibromatosis type 2 and non-neurofibromatosis type 2 patients.
Auditory brainstem implant procedures are usually performed on adults with tumours in their cochlear nerves.
After searching online Emily and David, from Horndean, Hampshire, found a doctor in Verona, Italy, who has successfully fitted dozens of children with auditory brainstem implants.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cochlear Corporation's Nucleus 24 [R] Multichannel Auditory Brainstem Implant (Multichannel ABI) for use in patients suffering from Neurofibromatosis Type II (NF2), a genetic condition that affects one in 40,000 people in the United States.
Young Finn is well known across Teesside after the community pulled together to help send him to Italy where he underwent a pioneering brainstem implant giving him the gift of hearing.
The tot travelled to Italy where, the Gazette revealed, he underwent a pioneering brainstem implant, becoming what was believed to be then the youngest person to have the treatment in the world.
Last Monday the two-year-old was able to sense sounds for the first time after her auditory brainstem implant was switched on.

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