1.1. Objective: To examine the relationship between Intra-operative hyperthermia (IOH) and post-operative fever (POF) and local complications in children undergoing Cochlear Implantation (CI) surgery.
1.2. Study Design: Retrospective cohort study.
1.3. Setting: Tertiary care University Hospital.
1.4. Participants: The study includes all pediatric CI surgery procedures conducted in one hospital between 2007 and 2017. A total of 213 CI procedures were performed on 191 children (ages 9 months to 17 years; mean 3.54 years).