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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 416205, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/416205
Research Article

Speech Understanding with a New Implant Technology: A Comparative Study with a New Nonskin Penetrating Baha System

1Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
2Cochlear Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions, Mölnlycke, Sweden

Received 6 March 2014; Accepted 16 May 2014; Published 23 July 2014

Academic Editor: Nozomu Matsumoto

Copyright © 2014 Anja Kurz et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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