Vistafix® implant candidacy

The Cochlear™ Vistafix® System uses Baha® implant technology to provide a method to retain and secure a facial prostheses.

Grandfather with Cochlear implant cuddling grandson

Vistafix implant candidates include patients who seek craniofacial rehabilitation due to congenital malformations, tumour surgery or trauma, including burns.

The Vistafix implant is an alternative to other prosthetic options, including reconstructive surgery or adhesive-retained prosthetics.

Indications and candidacy criteria may vary between jurisdictions, and health care professionals should check with their relevant regulatory authority.

Adults and children

You can generally consider Vistafix implants for people who:

  • Want a clinical way to retain a facial prosthetic.

  • Want a solution for common causes of disfigurement, such as burns, traffic accidents, congenital conditions (e.g. Atresia/Microtia, Treacher Collins syndrome), surgery, and other kinds of trauma.

  • Are five years of age or older.

  • Have no medical contraindications, such as an inability to tolerate anaesthesia, an acute illness or an unstable chronic condition.

Most children aged five and over may benefit from a Vistafix implant, and there is no upper age limit for Vistafix implantation.

Vyloučení odpovědnosti

O způsobech léčby ztráty sluchu se poraďte se svým odborným zdravotníkem. Výsledky léčby se mohou lišit a váš odborný zdravotník vám vysvětlí, jaké faktory by je mohly ovlivnit ve vašem případě. Vždy si přečtěte pokyny k použití. Některé produkty nemusí být dostupné ve všech zemích. Pro informace o konkrétních produktech se obraťte na místní zastoupení společnosti Cochlear.

Úplný seznam ochranných známek společnosti Cochlear najdete na naší stránce Podmínky použití .

References

  1. Cochlear Limited. D1190805. CP1000 Processor Size Comparison. 2017, Sept; Data on file.
  2. Cochlear Limited. D1296247. CLTD 5620 Clinical Evaluation of Nucleus 7 Cochlear Implant System. 2017, Sept; Data on file.