Cochlear implant surgery

Cochlear implant surgery

M572/0029 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 25.3MB

Downloadable file size: 1.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Cochlear implant surgery. Surgeon operating on a 5-year-old girl's ear during cochlear implant surgery. The operation lasts several hours and involves dissecting the scalp behind the ear. The internal part of the device is placed on the skull under the skin. It consists of a receiver, to collect sounds from an external microphone, and a stimulator. The stimulator sends sound as electrical impulses to electrodes implanted in the cochlea in the inner ear. The cochlea is the organ of hearing, and the impulses are sent along the auditory nerve to the brain, allowing those with hearing losses to regain a sense of hearing. Photographed in the Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France.

Release details: Model release available. Property release not required.

Keywords: 21st century, 5, 5-year-old, adult, audiology, caucasian, child, childhood, deaf, deafness, disability, doctor, ear, equipment, europe, european, five, france, french, healthcare, hearing, hospital, human, implant, male, man, medical, medicine, operating, operating room, operating theatre, operation, otology, paediatric, paediatrics, paris, patient, pediatric, personnel, prosthesis, prosthetic, robert debre hospital, sense, sound, staff, surgeon, surgery, surgical, treatment, white, young

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.