Into the cochlea where standard implants rarely deliver information and likely had little residual neural substrate. The electrode was lengthened to 10 mm with the 6 electrode contacts spaced more toward the apex of the array. This became the Nucleus?HybridTM S8 implant and has been termed the Iowa/Nucleus 10 mm Hybrid implant or short electrode in various publications 2?1. The Hybrid S8 FDA multi