Inner ear disorder: Implant improves balance and movement


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The multichannel vestibular implant helps patients with bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH) by electrically bypassing malfunctioning areas of the inner ear and restoring most of their ability to walk, move, turn their head without dizziness and orient themselves in space.