Thomas Balkany

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Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Conservation of residual acoustic hearing after cochlear implantation
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:1083-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implants in children--a review
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Florida 33101, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:356-62. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Modiolar proximity of three perimodiolar cochlear implant electrodes
    Thomas J Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Florida 33136, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:363-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Nucleus Freedom North American clinical trial
    Thomas Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:757-62. 2007
  5. doi request reprint The temporalis pocket technique for cochlear implantation: an anatomic and clinical study
    Thomas J Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:903-7. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Tympanomeatal flaps
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Box 016960 D 48, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1266-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Audiological features of GJB2 (connexin 26) deafness
    Xue Zhong Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ear Hear 26:361-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q-10 treatment of patients with a 7445A--->G mitochondrial DNA mutation stops the progression of hearing loss
    Simon I Angeli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:510-2. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implantation concurrent with translabyrinthine acoustic neuroma resection
    Syed Ahsan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:472-4. 2003
  10. pmc Predicting behavior problems in deaf and hearing children: the influences of language, attention, and parent-child communication
    David H Barker
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146 0751, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:373-92. 2009

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Conservation of residual acoustic hearing after cochlear implantation
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:1083-8. 2006
    ..Surgical strategies for hearing conservation during cochlear implantation are described...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implants in children--a review
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Florida 33101, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:356-62. 2002
    ..Hearing, language and social development outcomes have been positive. We review current issues in cochlear implantation, candidacy, evaluation, surgery, habilitation, ethics and outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modiolar proximity of three perimodiolar cochlear implant electrodes
    Thomas J Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Florida 33136, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 122:363-9. 2002
    ..All three devices were successful in terms of locating electrode contacts very close to the modiolar wall...
  4. ncbi request reprint Nucleus Freedom North American clinical trial
    Thomas Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:757-62. 2007
    ..To evaluate hearing outcomes and effects of stimulation rate on performance with the Nucleus Freedom cochlear implant (Cochlear Americas, Denver, CO)...
  5. doi request reprint The temporalis pocket technique for cochlear implantation: an anatomic and clinical study
    Thomas J Balkany
    University of Miami Ear Institute Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 30:903-7. 2009
    ..Newer R/S designs feature a low profile and larger, rigid flat bottoms in which drilling a seat may be less appropriate. We report a technique for securing the R/S without drilling bone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tympanomeatal flaps
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Box 016960 D 48, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1266-8. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Audiological features of GJB2 (connexin 26) deafness
    Xue Zhong Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ear Hear 26:361-9. 2005
    ..The aim of the present study was to characterize audiological profiles in patients with GJB2 deafness..
  8. ncbi request reprint Coenzyme Q-10 treatment of patients with a 7445A--->G mitochondrial DNA mutation stops the progression of hearing loss
    Simon I Angeli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:510-2. 2005
    ..One year after being diagnosed with mitochondrial hearing loss, the patient who refused CoQ10 treatment exhibited an 11-dB deterioration of his hearing thresholds. There were no side-effects related to treatment with CoQ10...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implantation concurrent with translabyrinthine acoustic neuroma resection
    Syed Ahsan
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:472-4. 2003
    ..Auditory rehabilitation in these patients can be challenging. We present the case of one such patient who underwent a concurrent translabyrinthine vestibular schwannoma resection and cochlear implantation in the same ear...
  10. pmc Predicting behavior problems in deaf and hearing children: the influences of language, attention, and parent-child communication
    David H Barker
    Department of Psychology, University of Miami, 5665 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33146 0751, USA
    Dev Psychopathol 21:373-92. 2009
    ..Language was associated with behavior problems both directly and indirectly through effects on attention. Amount of parent-child communication was not related to behavior problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Usher syndrome type I gene mutations in an Usher syndrome patient population
    Xiao Mei Ouyang
    Department of Otolaryngology D 48, University of Miami, 1666 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Hum Genet 116:292-9. 2005
    ..The present study suggests that mutations in MYO7A and CDH23 are the two major components of causes for USH1, while PCDH15, USH1C, and SANS are less frequent causes...
  12. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of connexin 26 ( GJB2) mutations in the Chinese population
    Xue Zhong Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology D 48, University of Miami, 1666 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Hum Genet 111:394-7. 2002
    ..The 235delC mutation, rather than 35delG, is the most common mutation found in the Chinese deaf population. Our data support the view that specific combinations of GJB2 mutation exist in different populations...
  13. pmc Spoken language development in children following cochlear implantation
    John K Niparko
    Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 303:1498-506. 2010
    ..Cochlear implantation is a surgical alternative to traditional amplification (hearing aids) that can facilitate spoken language development in young children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Performance after cochlear implantation in DFNB1 patients
    Sarah S Connell
    University of Miami Ear Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:596-602. 2007
    ..To evaluate the speech perception and language development with cochlear implants (CI) of DFNB1 children in comparison with non-DFNB1 deaf children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Induction of localized cochlear hypothermia
    Lee P Smith
    Department of Otolaryngology, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:228-33. 2007
    ..Localized cochlear hypothermia was induced in a rat model, demonstrating the feasibility of modulating cochlear temperature without affecting core body temperature...
  16. ncbi request reprint Local dexamethasone therapy conserves hearing in an animal model of electrode insertion trauma-induced hearing loss
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Cochlear Implant Research Program, University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    Otol Neurotol 28:842-9. 2007
    ..The progressive loss of hearing that develops after electrode insertion trauma (EIT) can be attenuated by local dexamethasone (DXM) therapy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Benefits of bilateral cochlear implantation: a review
    Kevin D Brown
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 15:315-8. 2007
    ..This update reviews the basics of binaural listening and the advantages and disadvantages of binaural cochlear implantation...
  18. doi request reprint Dexamethasone base conserves hearing from electrode trauma-induced hearing loss
    Richard J Vivero
    Cochlear Implant Research Program, University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136 1015, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:2028-35. 2008
    ..Local treatment of the cochlea after electrode insertion trauma with dexamethasone base conserves hearing against trauma-induced loss...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intratympanic versus intravenous delivery of methylprednisolone to cochlear perilymph
    Philip A Bird
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
    Otol Neurotol 28:1124-30. 2007
    ..To compare methylprednisolone concentrations in the perilymph of the human ear and in plasma after intratympanic (IT) or intravenous (IV) administration...
  20. ncbi request reprint Electrode migration after cochlear implantation
    Sarah S Connell
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:156-9. 2008
    ..To review the occurrence of electrode migration after cochlear implantation...
  21. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation in individuals with Usher type 1 syndrome
    Xue Z Liu
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:841-7. 2008
    ..To analyze the occurrence of the Usher type 1 (USH1) gene mutations in cochlear implant recipients with deaf-blind Usher syndrome, and to assess the potential effect of these genes and other factors on the therapeutic outcome...
  22. doi request reprint Cochlear implantation in organ transplantation
    D Michael Patterson
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 118:116-9. 2008
    ..This study was designed to retrospectively review the outcomes of cochlear implantation among organ transplant patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Caloric function after endolymphatic sac surgery
    S Arif Ulubil
    Department of Otolaryngology, Kocaeli University Faculty of Medicine, Kocaeli, Turkey
    Laryngoscope 118:295-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effect of endolymphatic sac surgery on vestibular functions using caloric testing on electronystagmography (ENG)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pattern of hearing loss in a rat model of cochlear implantation trauma
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    Otol Neurotol 26:442-7; discussion 447. 2005
    ..Trauma caused by cochlear implant electrode insertion is attributable to the combination of direct physical trauma and the delayed cell death of oxidative stress-injured auditory sensory cells...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of hearing and auditory nerve function by combining ABR, DPOAE and eABR tests into a single recording session
    Marek Polak
    Department of Otolaryngology, Cochlear Implant Research Program, University of Miami Ear Institute, 1600 NW 10th Avenue, RMSB 3160, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Neurosci Methods 134:141-9. 2004
    ..All measurements were obtained from anesthetized laboratory rats during single recording sessions using hardware and software stimulation and analysis programs developed by Intelligent Hearing Systems, Miami, FL...
  26. ncbi request reprint Further prospective findings with compound action potentials from Nucleus 24 cochlear implants
    Marek Polak
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, 1666 NW 10 th Ave, ACC East, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Hear Res 188:104-16. 2004
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  27. ncbi request reprint Etiologic diagnosis of sensorineural hearing loss in adults
    Simon I Angeli
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida 33101, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:890-5. 2005
    ..To determine the etiology of adult-onset sensorineural hearing loss...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cochlear temperature correlates with both temporalis muscle and rectal temperatures. Application for testing the otoprotective effect of hypothermia
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:922-8. 2005
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  29. ncbi request reprint Changes in programming over time in postmeningitis cochlear implant users
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Eear Institute, Florida, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:885-9. 2004
    ..This study evaluated changes in programming for patients deafened by bacterial meningitis and stability of auditory performance over time...
  30. ncbi request reprint Revision cochlear implantation for facial nerve stimulation in otosclerosis
    Marek Polak
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, FL, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:398-404. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint D-JNKI-1 treatment prevents the progression of hearing loss in a model of cochlear implantation trauma
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, Florida 33136 1015, USA
    Otol Neurotol 27:504-11. 2006
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Phase III clinical trial results with the Vibrant Soundbridge implantable middle ear hearing device: a prospective controlled multicenter study
    Charles M Luetje
    Otologic Center, Inc, Kansas City, MO 64111, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:97-107. 2002
    ..The goal of the study was to evaluate the performance of a semi-implantable middle ear hearing device (Vibrant Soundbridge System [VSB]; Symphonix Devices, Inc)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of cochlear damage with three perimodiolar electrode designs
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical School, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miami, FL 33131, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:415-9. 2003
    ..To describe intracochlear insertion trauma caused by three perimodiolar cochlear implant electrodes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Arrest of apoptosis in auditory neurons: implications for sensorineural preservation in cochlear implantation
    Ulysses Scarpidis
    Department of Otolaryngology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:409-17. 2003
    ..The JNK/c-Jun cell death pathway is a major pathway responsible for the loss of oxidative stress-damaged auditory neurons...
  35. ncbi request reprint Pediatric tympanoplasty: effect of contralateral ear status on outcomes
    William O Collins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 129:646-51. 2003
    ..To assess the prognostic value of different variables on the outcome of pediatric type I tympanoplasty...
  36. ncbi request reprint Vestibular effects of cochlear implantation
    Craig A Buchman
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7600, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1-22. 2004
    ..As candidate profiles continue to evolve and with the recent development of bilateral CI, understanding the significance of this risk takes on an increasing importance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Triamcinolone acetonide protects auditory hair cells from 4-hydroxy-2,3-nonenal (HNE) ototoxicity in vitro
    Jose Guzman
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, Miller School of Medicine University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:685-90. 2006
    ..e. 4-hydroxy-2,3-nonenal (HNE), that is produced within the organ of Corti as a result of oxidative stress-induced damage...
  38. ncbi request reprint Facial nerve stimulation after cochlear implantation
    Jennifer L Smullen
    University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:977-82. 2005
    ..This study was designed to compare the incidence and nature of facial nerve stimulation (FNS) in patients receiving cochlear implants (CI) manufactured by Cochlear Corporation, Advanced Bionics Corporation, and MedEl...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mild hypothermia protects auditory function during cochlear implant surgery
    Thomas J Balkany
    Department of Otolaryngology, University Ear Institute, Leonard M Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1543-7. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that hypothermia has a similar protective effect against loss of auditory function caused by CI electrode insertion trauma...
  40. ncbi request reprint Blocking c-Jun-N-terminal kinase signaling can prevent hearing loss induced by both electrode insertion trauma and neomycin ototoxicity
    Adrien A Eshraghi
    Cochlear Implant Research Program, University of Miami Ear Institute, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1600 NW 10th Avenue, RMSB 3160, Miami, FL 33136 1015, USA
    Hear Res 226:168-77. 2007
    ..This unique therapeutic approach may have clinical application for preventing: (1) hearing loss caused by neomycin ototoxicity; and (2) the progressive component of electrode insertion trauma-induced hearing loss...
  41. ncbi request reprint Vibrant soundbridge surgery: evaluation of transcanal surgical approaches
    Eric Truy
    D├ępartement d ORL, de Chirurgie Maxillo Cervico Faciale et d Audiophonologie, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
    Otol Neurotol 27:887-95. 2006
    ..e., facial palsy and/or taste disturbance. The purpose of this study is to develop and compare transcanal surgical approaches for leading the VSB into the middle ear...
  42. ncbi request reprint Cochlear implants
    Sarah S Connell
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Miami Ear Institute, Miller School of Medicine, PO Box 016960, Miami, FL 33101, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 22:677-86. 2006
    ..Cochlear implantation in the elderly is well tolerated and provides marked improvement in auditory performance and psychosocial functioning...
  43. ncbi request reprint Giant mastoid osteoma with postoperative high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss
    Raymond E Lee
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:23-5. 2008
    ..This case study presents clinical, radiologic, intraoperative, pathologic, and audiometric findings of a mastoid osteoma and a review of the literature...