CONCERTO 2 Cochlear Implant

Advanced hearing technology. Proven reliability. Simple surgery. With the CONCERTO 2 cochlear implant, you can enjoy your best possible hearing both now and in the future.

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Closest to Natural Hearing

Hear the world as it should sound thanks to our closest to natural hearing philosophy.

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Ideal Electrode

Get the most out of your implant. We have a range of electrode arrays so your surgeon can choose the best fit for you.

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Simple Surgery

CONCERTO 2 is designed for straightforward surgery, helping you to get back on your feet afterwards.

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Hassle-Free MRIs

Have peace of mind knowing you can undergo MRI scans* with your CONCERTO 2.

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Reliable Design

CONCERTO 2 follows the same high safety and reliability standards of all MED-EL implants.

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A Bridge to Better Hearing

When it comes to picking a cochlear implant system, the most important factor to consider is the implant itself. Why? Because it’s the implant that has the biggest impact on the sound quality of your cochlear implant system.

Although you can upgrade your audio processor as often as you upgrade your mobile phone, the implant will be with you for decades to come. That’s why you should think about which implant will give you the best hearing both now, and in the future.

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Technology That Follows Nature

MED-EL cochlear implants use advanced coding strategies, designed to give you the closest to natural hearing of any CI system. This helps you hear the high and low tones, and the fine details of both everyday conversations and your favorite songs.

What’s more, our cochlear implants are individualized, so that the electrode array fits your individual cochlea. This way, you can make the most of your cochlear implant, and experience the best hearing you possibly can.


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Bounce Back From Surgery

To start your journey to better hearing, you’ll need surgery to get your cochlear implant in mind. To keep this surgery as simple as possible, we designed CONCERTO 2 with feedback from world-leading ENT surgeons. An easy surgery means you can bounce back from surgery and start enjoying the next stage of your hearing journey.


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MRI Matters

Life has its bumps and scrapes, but CONCERTO 2 is with you all the way. Its specially designed magnet means you can undergo MRI scans at 1.5 Tesla*, without having extra surgery** to remove it.

That means no additional surgery before an MRI scan and uninterrupted hearing. CONCERTO 2 lets you have hassle-free MRIs without giving your implant a second thought.


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Great Protection. Guaranteed.

Because of our long and positive experience with MRIs and cochlear implants, we offer a life-long MRI guarantee. We promise to replace your implant in the very unlikely event that it’s damaged during an MRI scan.

This life-long MRI guarantee for cochlear implants is the first and only to be offered by any company and covers all MED-EL cochlear implants from as far back as 1994. So you can feel confident about any future MRI scans.

Built for Reliability

When choosing your cochlear implant, you should think long term. Your implant will be with you for many years to come, so it needs to be built for future reliability and durability.

With MED-EL, you can expect a cochlear implant of the highest standard. Each implant is handmade at our headquarters in Europe, using decades of experience to ensure it is of the quality you deserve. It’s this dedication that makes MED-EL the reliable choice for your cochlear implant.


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Our Audio Processors

After picking your cochlear implant, it’s time to choose an audio processor. CONCERTO 2 works with all our current audio processors so that you can pick the best option for your lifestyle.

And because of our dedication to giving you the best hearing possible, we’ve built CONCERTO 2 to be compatible with future audio processors too. That means that you can upgrade your audio processor in a few years’ time and enjoy the latest hearing technology.

Technical Data

Width: 24mm
Length: 47.3mm
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3.3mm
165°
4.5mm
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Cochlear Implant (Mi1050)


Stimulation Features

  • Sequential non-overlapping stimulation on 12 electrode channels
  • Simultaneous (parallel) stimulation on 2 to 12 electrode channels
  • 24 independent current sources
  • Stimulation reference electrode on titanium housing
  • Stimulation rates of up to 50,704 pulses per second
  • Range of pulse phase duration: 2.1–425.0 μs/phase
  • Time resolution (nominal values): 1.67 μs
  • Current range (nominal value): 0–1200 μA per pulse phase

Pulse Shapes

  • Biphasic, symmetric triphasic and triphasic precision pulses

Comprehensive Diagnostic Toolkit

  • Status Telemetry
  • Impedance and Field Telemetry (IFT)
  • Electrophysiology measurements reference electrode on titanium housing
  • Auditory Nerve Response Telemetry (ART™)
  • Electrically Evoked Auditory Brainstem Response (EABR)
  • Electrically Evoked Stapedius Reflex Threshold (ESRT)
  • Electric Acoustic Evoked Potential (EAEP)

Housing Design

  • Impact resistance ≥ 2.5 Joule
  • Unique PIN variant with fixation pins for additional stability
  • Hermetically sealed titanium housing
  • Stimulator: 18.8 mm x 24 mm x 4.5 mm (typical)
  • Coil: 29.0 mm diameter x 3.3 mm thick (typical)
  • Weight: 7.7 g (typical)

Safety Features

  • Independent safety capacitors for each electrode channel
  • Unique Implant ID (IRIS)
  • Biocompatible according to Standard ISO 10993-1
  • Latex-free***

MRI Conditions*

  • MR Conditional at 0.2, 1.0, and 1.5 Tesla

Electrode Arrays


FLEX Series

The softest and most flexible electrode arrays, designed for Structure Preservation and Complete Cochlear Coverage. Featuring 19 platinum electrode contacts and FLEX-tip technology for atraumatic insertion. All FLEX series electrodes feature a green orientation marker for improved visibility and positioning during insertion.


FLEX SOFT

  • 26.4 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 1.3 mm
  • Dimensions at apical end: 0.5 x 0.4 mm

FLEX 28

  • 23.1 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Dimensions at apical end: 0.5 x 0.4 mm

FLEX 26

  • 20.9 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Dimensions at apical end: 0.5 x 0.3 mm

FLEX 24

  • 20.9 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Dimensions at apical end: 0.5 x 0.3 mm

FLEX 20

  • 15.4 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Dimensions at apical end: 0.5 x 0.3 mm

FORM Series

Designed specifically for malformed cochleae and for instances where leakage of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is expected. Featuring 24 platinum electrode contacts and SEAL technology designed to aid closing of the cochlear opening.


FORM 24

  • 18.7 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Diameter at apical end: 0.5 mm

FORM 19

  • 14.3 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Diameter at apical end: 0.5 mm

CLASSIC Series

Features 24 platinum electrode contacts.

STANDARD

  • 26.4 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 1.3 mm
  • Diameter at apical end: 0.5 mm

MEDIUM

  • 20.9 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.8 mm
  • Diameter at apical end: 0.5 mm

COMPRESSED

  • 12.1 mm stimulation range
  • Diameter at basal end: 0.7 mm
  • Diameter at apical end: 0.5 mm


* MED-EL cochlear implants since 1994 are MR conditional. Recipients with a CONCERTO 2 Cochlear Implant may be safely MRI scanned at 0.2, 1.0 and 1.5 Tesla following the conditions detailed in the Medical Procedures Manual.
** Unless required for diagnostic reasons.
*** Whereby “free” means “not made with latex” according to current FDA guidance.

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