Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Unaided and aided performance with a directional open-fit hearing aidMichael Valente
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Adult Audiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Int J Audiol 47:329-36. 2008....
- Differences in rust in hearing aid batteries across four manufacturers, four battery sizes, and five durations of exposureMichael Valente
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 18:846-62. 2007..Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS), and Auger electron spectroscopy (AES) techniques were applied and provided answers for the observed differences in rust between the four manufacturers...
- Problems and solutions for fitting amplification to patients with Ménière's diseaseMichael Valente
Michael Valente, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8115, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 17:6-15. 2006....
- Effect of type of noise and loudspeaker array on the performance of omnidirectional and directional microphonesMichael Valente
Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Adult Audiology, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 17:398-412. 2006..These findings are discussed in terms of results reported in the past and counseling patients on the potential advantages of directional microphones as the listening situation and type of noise changes...
- Effect of multichannel digital signal processing on loudness comfort, sentence recognition, and sound qualityKaren M Mispagel
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Adult Audiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 17:681-707. 2006..Additionally, no subjective differences in sound quality of subjects' own voice were determined by the Listening Tasks Questionnaire...
- Difference between the default telecoil (t-coil) and programmed microphone frequency response in behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aidsDaniel B Putterman
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 23:366-78. 2012..If the clinical goal were to match both frequency responses, it would be useful to know the relative differences, if any, that currently exist between these two transducers...
- Challenges in fitting a hearing aid to a severely collapsed ear canal and mixed hearing lossKristi Oeding
Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 23:276-82. 2012..However, when a collapsed ear canal occurs without external pressure, this creates a challenge not only for performing audiometric testing but also for coupling a hearing aid to the ear canal...
- Effectiveness of the directional microphone in the Baha® Divino™Kristi Oeding
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 21:546-57. 2010..Studies examining the DM in bone anchored auditory osseointegrated implants (Baha), however, have been mixed, with little to no benefit reported for the DM compared to an OM...
- Speech perception in noise: directional microphones versus frequency modulation (FM) systemsM Samantha Lewis
University of Florida, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 15:426-39. 2004..Directional microphone performance was significantly better than omnidirectional microphone performance. All aided listening conditions were significantly better than the unaided listening condition...
- Evidence of acclimatization in persons with severe-to-profound hearing lossFrancis K Kuk
Widex Office of Research in Clinical Amplification, 2300 Cabot Drive, Suite 415, Lisle, IL 60532, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 14:84-99. 2003....
- The effect of hearing aids and frequency modulation technology on results from the communication profile for the hearing impairedM Samantha Lewis
University of Florida, National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland VA Medical Center, USA
J Am Acad Audiol 16:250-61. 2005..Additionally, statistically significant differences over time were noted in several CPHI subscales. Despite statistical significance, none of these results were clinically significant. The implications of these results will be discussed...