Martin Ptok

Summary

Affiliation: Hannover Medical School
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Is a differentiation between low-level and higher phonological processing in primary school children justified?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 59:1209-14. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Low level auditory skills in school children attending third and fourth grade]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:257-64. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint [Hearing aid fitting in children with difficulties processing auditory information-evaluation of parents' satisfaction]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:23-9. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Developmental dyslexia: the role of phonological processing for the development of literacy]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:737-48. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of patients with aphasia--practical considerations]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 55:E40-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint [Lexical development : The construction of different vocabulary tests used in clinical practice]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MHH OE 6510, C Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:258-65. 2014
  7. ncbi request reprint [Guideline-conform diagnostics in language impairments]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:266-70. 2014
  8. doi request reprint [Hearing training, hearing therapy and auditory rehabilitation in hearing impaired individuals during the last few centuries]
    M Ptok
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, OE 6510, 30623, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:913-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint [Validity assessment of a low level phonological processing test material in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    MHH, Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 91:440-4. 2012
  10. doi request reprint [Low level phonological processing and intelligence potential in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 60:427-31. 2012

Detail Information

Publications80

  1. doi request reprint [Is a differentiation between low-level and higher phonological processing in primary school children justified?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 59:1209-14. 2011
    ..Only in the case of the latter is it necessary to operate consciously with speech sounds. This study aims to evaluate whether the aforementioned differentiation between low- and high-level phonological processing is justified...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Low level auditory skills in school children attending third and fourth grade]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:257-64. 2008
    ..In Germany testing auditory low level skills has gained some popularity. However only few studies have provided norms. Prior to further testing we here aimed at establishing normal values for school children...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Hearing aid fitting in children with difficulties processing auditory information-evaluation of parents' satisfaction]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:23-9. 2008
    ..Some children suffer from difficulties processing auditory information despite normal cochlear function. Here we raised the question if hearing aid (HA) fitting might be beneficial for such children...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Developmental dyslexia: the role of phonological processing for the development of literacy]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:737-48. 2007
    ..Therefore, it appears mandatory that ear-nose-throat physicians have at least a basic knowledge of the theory of phonological processing. This will enable proper consultation with parents of affected children...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of patients with aphasia--practical considerations]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 55:E40-3. 2007
    ..Here we discuss the rational for prescribing therapy for aphasia patients based on current guidelines and discuss how the patients and relatives can be best advised...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Lexical development : The construction of different vocabulary tests used in clinical practice]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MHH OE 6510, C Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:258-65. 2014
    ..This is usually followed by the so-called vocabulary spurt, a rapid increase in lexical knowledge. This article provides an overview of the theories of lexical development and discusses how the acquisition of vocabulary may be explained...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Guideline-conform diagnostics in language impairments]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 62:266-70. 2014
    ..By closely following this new guideline, testing and diagnosing children with language difficulties is believed to be enhanced considerably, and also comply with quality management standards. ..
  8. doi request reprint [Hearing training, hearing therapy and auditory rehabilitation in hearing impaired individuals during the last few centuries]
    M Ptok
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, OE 6510, 30623, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:913-8. 2012
    ..As a result, auditory training seems to have fallen into oblivion, even though its use is certainly still justified today. This article aims to review the development of these diverse therapy methods...
  9. doi request reprint [Validity assessment of a low level phonological processing test material in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    MHH, Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 91:440-4. 2012
    ..Our research group has put forward test material in order to specifically examine low-level phonological processing LLPP. In this study we analysed whether BISC and low-level phonological processing correlate...
  10. doi request reprint [Low level phonological processing and intelligence potential in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 60:427-31. 2012
    ..To assess concurrent validity the correlation between test results using this material and results of an intelligence test were examined...
  11. doi request reprint [Maternal education and phonological processing in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    MHH, Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 91:109-14. 2012
    ..Based on these premises the aim of this study was to evaluate whether there is a correlation between the maternal level of academic education and low level phonological processing skills in children...
  12. doi request reprint [Laryngopharyngeal reflux and larynx-related symptoms]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:200-5. 2012
    ..Chronic hoarseness, globus sensation or mucous obstruction are among a wide range of symptoms possibly related to laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR)...
  13. doi request reprint [Phonological loop and low level phonological processing in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 60:269-74. 2012
    ..However, test results may be influenced by other factors beside correct acoustic representation. Here we studied if working memory capacity (WMC) correlates with reproducing sets of minimal pairs...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Unilateral sensineural deafness associated with mutations in the PAX3-gene in Waardenburg syndrome type I]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:557-60. 2006
    ..Screening the entire PAX 3 gene revealed C64A und T164A mutations in exon I und II, both being missense mutations. Neither mutation has not been reported previously...
  15. ncbi request reprint [On the auditory evaluation of voice quality]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:793-802. 2006
    ..Therefore, the IRR of the four point RBH (roughness, breathiness, hoarseness vs overall grade) scale was studied. Other parameters, e.g. validity and intrarater reliability were not considered...
  16. ncbi request reprint [(Central) auditory processing disorders. Remarks on the ASHA Technical Report]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:6-8. 2006
  17. ncbi request reprint [Auditory processing disorder versus attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A dysfunction complex or different entities?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:405-8, 410-4. 2006
    ..For testing this theory we compared parents' ratings of APD and ADHD behavioural characteristics...
  18. doi request reprint [Language development impairment and trisomy 8 mosaicism]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 57:685-9. 2009
    ..This case highlights the necessity for an interdisciplinary diagnostic approach in children with language impairment and other constitutional disorders...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Pragmatic language impairment in children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MHH Hannover
    HNO 53:978-82. 2005
    ..Otolaryngologists have to be aware of PLI in case children with communication problems are referred to them. This may enable a timely diagnosis and early intervention...
  20. doi request reprint Electrical stimulation-supported voice exercises are superior to voice exercise therapy alone in patients with unilateral recurrent laryngeal nerve paresis: results from a prospective, randomized clinical trial
    Martin Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, Hannover, Germany
    Muscle Nerve 38:1005-11. 2008
    ..Because no further data exist, it can be assumed that improvement following VE only reflects spontaneous recovery. However ES appears to be an effective non-surgical therapeutic procedure...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Phoneme discrimination test material for preschool children: development and preliminary assessment]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 85:640-8. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the reliability and validity of discrimination abilities in preschool children as assessed by these tests. Based on previous results we now developed a test material based on minimal pair presentation...
  22. doi request reprint [Assessing the progress of grammar acquisition in young children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:549, 551-2. 2008
    ..Therefore, the mean length of utterance estimation can be used to assess and monitor the progress of grammar acquisition...
  23. ncbi request reprint [The relationship between minimal pair reproduction and writing skills]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 55:819-26. 2007
    ..Here we tested whether low level auditory processing is correlated with a simple phonological processing task, thus indicating a close relationship between higher sensory and lower cognitive processing...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Minimal pair reproduction correlates with spelling ability]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 56:73-80. 2008
    ..Taking the phonological deficit theory as a basis, minimal pair reproduction, i.e. a simple phonological task, was measured in schoolchildren and compared with their spelling performance...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Low level auditory skills compared to writing skills in school children attending third and fourth grade: evidence for the rapid auditory processing deficit theory?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Klin Padiatr 220:77-80. 2008
    ..To further explore this theory we compared different measures of auditory low level skills to writing skills in school children...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Auditory processing and phonological processing do not correlate in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 86:574-8. 2007
    ..This predicts that auditory processing tests do not correlate with phonological processing tasks...
  27. doi request reprint [Unusual causes of biphonation]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:479-83. 2008
    ..Postoperatively we saw a transversal fixation of the vocal fold mucosa caused by a suture. This fixation led to two separated "neo" glottides, one being in the anterior third and the other in the posterior third of the vocal folds...
  28. doi request reprint [Gender-dependent differences in auditory verbal learning and memory skills in children?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 58:44-6, 48-50. 2010
    ..We investigated whether auditory verbal learning skills in boys are inferior to those of girls as a possible cause for gender dependency in language acquisition...
  29. ncbi request reprint [Does the subjective assessment of roughness correlate with a computer-aided measurement of irregularity index?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MH Hannover
    HNO 54:132-8. 2006
    ..These data indicate that objective measurements of vibratory cycle irregularity during text reading can be used for clinical purposes in addition to subjective roughness scaling...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Factorial structure of the BAKO 1-4. On the validation of the "Base competence for school years 1-4" test for determining phonological processing]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:888-92. 2006
    ..Phonological awareness in native German speaking school children in grades 1 through 4 can be tested using the BAKO 1-4. We raised the question whether BAKO 1-4 subtests probe different aspects of phonological processing...
  31. doi request reprint [Auditory verbal learning in children with suspected auditory processing deficits]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 58:1229-35. 2010
    ..As unanimously found in several consensus papers, other conditions such as learning disorders need to be ruled out prior to labelling a child as having an auditory processing disorder (APD)...
  32. ncbi request reprint [Age dependent maturation of NC-ERP]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:270-4. 2004
    ..Other factors beside severity of APD may cause "pathological" NC-ERP. Here we raise the question of whether maturational factors may be responsible for disordered NC-ERP...
  33. doi request reprint [Phonological processing in preschool children. Test standardisation]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strase 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 59:274-9. 2011
    ..We recently proposed test material for the purpose of testing phonological processing. While data regarding validity and reliability could already be established, normative data for preschool children are lacking...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Basic principles of neonatal hearing screening (standard of care). Position of the Interdisciplinary Neonatal Hearing Screening Consensus Conference]
    M Ptok
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    HNO 51:876-9. 2003
  35. ncbi request reprint [Late auditory potentials (NC-ERP) in children with symptoms of auditory processing and perception disorder. With and without attention deficit disorder]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    HNO 52:67-75. 2004
    ..Here we investigated whether NC-ERP may be used as a tool to differentiate between APD and ADHD...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Fundamentals of hearing screening in neonates (standard of care)]
    Martin Ptok
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Hannover
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 207:194-6. 2003
  37. pmc Early detection of hearing impairment in newborns and infants
    Martin Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 108:426-31. 2011
    ..1-2 out of 1000 newborns have markedly impaired hearing...
  38. ncbi request reprint [Verbal learning and memory test in children. Analysis of it environmental validity]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    HNO 53:369-75. 2005
    ..The VLMT (auditory verbal learning and memory test) was constructed for use in children and adults. This study aimed at investigating the ecological validity in children...
  39. ncbi request reprint [Speech perception. The basis for speech audiometry examinations]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    HNO 52:824-30. 2004
    ..Here, our current knowledge of these processes is outlined and theories that model speech perception in general are briefly reviewed...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Voice exercise therapy versus electrostimulation therapy in patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:1092-7. 2005
    ..However, data regarding their effectiveness and efficiency are sparse. Here we compare the outcome of traditional voice treatment versus electrostimulation voice exercise...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Gender and phoneme discrimination ability]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 84:20-3. 2005
    ..Here we raised the question if phoneme discrimination abilities in male preschool children are inferior to female's phoneme discrimination abilities thus indicating less efficient phonological processing in boys...
  42. ncbi request reprint [Phonological loop and minimal pair discrimination in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:1109-12. 2004
    ..However test results may be influenced by other factors beside proper acoustic representation. Here we aim at determining whether working memory capacity (WMC) correlates with reproducing sets of MP...
  43. ncbi request reprint [The effects of recurrent otitis media with effusion on speech development]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:71-7. 2005
    ..The mediated theory holds that fluctuant hearing loss endangers diffuse cognitive-linguistic effects, affecting speech perception and production...
  44. doi request reprint [Speech sounds and their representation for diagnosis]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625, Hannover
    HNO 57:1057-64. 2009
    ..Articulation disorders can only be adequately documented by means of transcription; however, this requires a certain amount of practice. The main features of IPA transcription are outlined here...
  45. doi request reprint [Dysphonia following glyphosate exposition]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 57:1197-202. 2009
    ..However, to our knowledge a similar case has not been reported in literature...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Early diagnosis of hearing impairment in children]
    Martin Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Z Arztl Fortbild Qualitatssich 98:265-70. 2004
    ..This calls for universal new-born hearing screening and adequate audiometric testing in children that their parents either suspect may suffer from a hearing problem or have other risk factors...
  47. ncbi request reprint [A violent gagging response to small cysts on the arytenoid cartilage]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie OE 6510, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:538-40. 2004
  48. doi request reprint [Therapeutic effects of electrical stimulation therapy on vocal fold vibration irregularity]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 57:1157-62. 2009
    ..Vocal fold vibration may be adversely affected by numerous conditions. We studied whether electrical stimulation can alleviate vocal fold vibration irregularity...
  49. ncbi request reprint [Is there a correlation between low-level auditory processing and phonological processing in preschool children?]
    N Buller
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:715-20. 2006
    ..Here we studied if there is a correlation between two hotly debated measures of auditory low-level processing and measures of phonological processing in preschool children...
  50. ncbi request reprint Quality of pronase dissociation of mature inferior colliculus neurons
    Corinna Bergmann
    Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Potsdam, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:965-8. 2005
    ..The largely modified dissociation protocol is described in detail and critically discussed...
  51. doi request reprint Intensified voice therapy: a new model for the rehabilitation of patients suffering from functional dysphonias
    Michael J Fischer
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:348-55. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the results suggest that ambulatory rehabilitative measures are most effective in patients with moderate functional dysphonias, and that severe dysphonias with organic backgrounds may require longer rehabilitation phases...
  52. doi request reprint Genitopatellar syndrome, sensorineural hearing loss, and cleft palate
    Corinna Bergmann
    Department of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
    Oral Maxillofac Surg 15:103-6. 2011
    ..Cardiac anomalies, ectodermal dysplasia, and radio-ulnar synostosis have been suggested as additional features...
  53. doi request reprint [Genetic causes in mild speech acquisition delay with/without mild developmental delay: significance for ENT physicians]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 58:378-82. 2010
    ..If the suspicion of hearing impairment as the cause of problems in daily life is not confirmed in a patient, ENT specialists should also consider genetic causes in the differential diagnosis...
  54. ncbi request reprint [Small deletion--large effect]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:258-60. 2004
    ..If a combination of these exist, it is advisable to carry out a genetic examination of the child in order to determine whether VCFS is present or not. This is the only way of providing an early diagnosis of this syndrome...
  55. ncbi request reprint A retrospective study of hearing, speech and language function in children with clefts following palatoplasty and veloplasty procedures at 18-24 months of age
    R Schönweiler
    Department of Communication Disorders, Treatment Centre for Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 50:205-17. 1999
    ..Findings indicated that speech and language function in CLP patients were predominantly related to the hearing status...
  56. ncbi request reprint [Treatment of laryngeal movement disorders with botulinum toxins: part 1: History and mode of action]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover
    HNO 55:399-402. 2007
    ..Research on type F toxin is also underway. In this article, the history of botulinum toxin, its therapeutic activity and possibilities for its use are described...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Child language development delay in craniofacial dysplasia]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:150-2. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint [Long-term results after velopharyngoplasty]
    C Küttner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Gesichtsfehlbildungen, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 7:76-82. 2003
    ..In some patients no improvement can be achieved with conservative therapy and a velopharyngoplasty (VPP) may be indicated. This study was performed to evaluate the long-term results after VPP...
  59. ncbi request reprint [Normal nasalance for the German language. Nasometric values for clinical use in patients with cleft lip and palate]
    C Küttner
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Mund, Kiefer und Gesichtschirurgie, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Gesichtsfehlbildungen an der MHH, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 51:151-6. 2003
    ..However,normative values for the German language are not yet available. In order to overcome this problem, this study evaluated such norms using NasalView...
  60. ncbi request reprint Suggestion for orthodontic and speech improving measures in CLP patients
    J Lisson
    Department of Orthodontics, Hanover Medical School, Hanover, Germany
    J Orofac Orthop 62:367-74. 2001
    ..Its use is demonstrated in a case report of a child with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate. Both orthodontic and phoniatric/pedaudiologic treatment needs during the course are demonstrated along with the treatment results...
  61. ncbi request reprint Novel approach to acoustical voice analysis using artificial neural networks
    R Schönweiler
    Department of Communication Disorders, Center of Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology and Communication Disorders, Hannover Medical School, Germany
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 1:270-82. 2000
    ..These accuracies are within the range reported by other authors using artificial neural networks in biology and clinical medicine. Thus, the results encourage further research of feedforward networks for acoustic voice analysis...
  62. ncbi request reprint [Psychoacoustic scaling of acoustic voice parameters by multicenter voice ratings]
    R Schönweiler
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 80:117-22. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study was to analyze if perceptual voice quality ratings of the well-known RBH rating procedure (a 4-point scale of roughness, breathiness, and hoarseness) covary with acoustical voice parameters...
  63. ncbi request reprint [Subjective assessment of auditory processing deficits and perceptual performance in children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:568-72. 2005
    ..Besides several audiometric procedures, the suggestion has been made to use a newly developed questionnaire to assess APD; however, data on the reliability and validity of this psychometric tool are still lacking...
  64. ncbi request reprint Classification of passive auditory event-related potentials using discriminant analysis and self-organizing feature maps
    R Schönweiler
    Department of Communication Disorders, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    Audiol Neurootol 5:69-82. 2000
    ..The results also support the assumption that CAPD includes a 'non-peripheral' auditory processing deficit...
  65. ncbi request reprint [The treatment of laryngeal movement disorders with botulinum toxin: part 2: experience and considerations]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 55:485-8. 2007
    ..We report our experiences using these different techniques for the monitoring of patients and their treatment with botulinum toxin in laryngeal movement disorders...
  66. ncbi request reprint [Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder: what is currently known and its significance for ENT specialists]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    HNO 55:569-74. 2007
    ..In this report the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies currently applied for ADHD and their importance for ENT specialists are presented...
  67. ncbi request reprint [Erbium:YAG laser surgery on vocal fold tissue]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover, Deutschland
    HNO 55:443-6. 2007
    ..Thermal necrosis had a range of about 5 microm. Further investigations on the vocal folds of humans must be performed to determine whether this laser is qualified for clinical applications...
  68. ncbi request reprint [Chronic cough - diagnostic aspects]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:468-75. 2008
    ..A proper diagnostic management should include pneumologists, gastroenterologists and ENT physicians working together. An in-depth knowledge about pathomechanisms, possible triggers and diseases associated with cough is essential...
  69. doi request reprint [Autism spectrum disorders. Current knowledge and importance for ENT specialists]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    HNO 56:169-76. 2008
    ..In this report the diagnostic and therapeutic strategies currently applied for autism and its importance for ENT specialists are presented...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Chromosome 1q syndrome and hearing loss: an unusual case]
    C Schwemmle
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl Neuberg Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 85:279-82. 2006
    ..The number of symptoms are related to the loss of genetic material. To our knowledge this is the first description of a patient with interstitial deletion of chromosome 1 (q23-q31)...
  71. ncbi request reprint [Optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of vocal folds]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 54:611-5. 2006
    ..Thus, we propose that OCT be introduced as a new method for the detection of morphological changes in the vocal fold complementary to other established methods...
  72. ncbi request reprint [Stability of phoneme discrimination in preschool children]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, MH Hannover
    HNO 54:635-42. 2006
    ..However, little is known about the stability of discrimination abilities in preschool children. We investigated the test-retest reliability of a newly developed test material...
  73. ncbi request reprint Osteopathia striata with cranial sclerosis and hearing loss
    K Luerssen
    Department of Phoniatrics and Pedaudiology, Hanover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, 30625, Hanover, Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:123-6. 2006
    ..As a possible alternative, children with osteopathia striata and cranial sclerosis with hearing loss should be fitted with hearing aids because surgery of the middle ear probably will be difficult or perhaps not possible...
  74. doi request reprint [Neurogenic communication disorders: how effective are relaxation therapy and acupuncture?]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Hannover
    Laryngorhinootologie 87:857-60; discussion 861. 2008
    ..Then we survey the literature and summarize existent research literature regarding the effects of the treatment of neurogenic disorders including dementia...
  75. ncbi request reprint [Signal detection theoretical aspects of various threshold detection procedures]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:395-9. 2002
    ..Signal detection theory may help to explain why results obtained with various procedures may be quite different...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Decision processes at threshold levels during psychoacoustic testing]
    M Ptok
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:696-701. 2002
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint [Niikawa-Kuroki (Kabuki) syndrome and hearing impairment]
    K Luerssen
    Klinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 52:451-4. 2004
    ..Audiometry demonstrated a pantonal hearing loss. Since children affected by this syndrome may also have a severe hearing impairment early testing is mandatory...
  78. ncbi request reprint [Impairment of speech and communication skills in dementia]
    N Buller
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover
    HNO 53:177-80. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it is difficult to distinguish dementia from semantic dementia, Broca's aphasia and chronic progressive aphasia...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Speech impairment and the Smith-Magenis syndrome]
    C Bergmann
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Phoniatrie und Pädaudiologie, Medizinische Hochschule, 30625, Hannover
    HNO 55:644-6. 2007
    ..Also sensorineural and conduction hearing loss are described. In children with speech delay the physician should consider a genetic or syndromal disease...
  80. pmc Bamboo nodes associated with mixed connective tissue disease as a cause of hoarseness
    Cornelia Schwemmle
    Department of Pedaudiology and Phoniatrics, Medical University Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Rheumatol Int 33:777-81. 2013
    ..Local laryngeal injections (1-3 times) with steroids should be the first line of therapy. In unsuccessful cases, subsequent surgery can be a useful treatment of bamboo nodes to stabilize and improve voice quality...