Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA®) Implant in Canal Atresia and Microtia: A Single Case Report

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Nur Eliana Ahmad Tarmizi Asma Abdullah Fahrin Zara Mohammad Naseri

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Bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA®) implant is a type of hearing rehabilitation for patients with conductive, mixed or unilateral hearing loss. There are various options for BAHA® usage. Two of the most used bone-anchored hearing implant systems are the BAHA® Connect and BAHA® Attract. The BAHA® Connect uses a skin-penetrating titanium abutment. The BAHA® Attract uses an implanted magnet, leaving the overlying skin intact. This case report highlights the particular benefits of BAHA® Attract System in a patient who had previously worn the BAHA® Connect System. It was upgraded to the Attract System following post-surgical infection. The patient showed improved compliance, and thus has a better hearing outcome. BAHA® Attract system gives its patient better compliance and ease of use along with its reduced complications.

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AHMAD TARMIZI, Nur Eliana; ABDULLAH, Asma; MOHAMMAD NASERI, Fahrin Zara. Bone Anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA®) Implant in Canal Atresia and Microtia: A Single Case Report. Medical Research Archives, [S.l.], v. 10, n. 10, oct. 2022. ISSN 2375-1924. Available at: <https://esmed.org/MRA/mra/article/view/3155>. Date accessed: 03 dec. 2022. doi: https://doi.org/10.18103/mra.v10i10.3155.
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