Published Online: August 28, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2014.1730.
Study concept and design: Gordon, Tirado, Campisi.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Eskander, Tirado, Russell, Allegro, Campisi.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Eskander, Gordon, Hopyan, Papsin, Campisi.
Statistical analysis: Eskander, Gordon.
Obtained funding: Papsin.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Eskander, Russell, Allegro, Papsin, Campisi.
Study supervision: Gordon, Papsin, Campisi.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Previous Presentation: This study was presented in the form of a poster at the 2013 American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting; September 23, 2013; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Additional Contributions: The authors thank the entire team of the Cochlear Implant Program at the Hospital for Sick Children, Archie’s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, and the Centre for Paediatric Voice and Laryngeal Function. Stephanie Jewell, HBSc, and Selena Vermey, Cochlear Implant Laboratory, are owed thanks for assisting with the acquisition of missing data points. Ms Jewell was paid for her contribution to the study.