hearing disorders


Summary: Conditions that impair the transmission of auditory impulses and information from the level of the ear to the temporal cortices, including the sensorineural pathways.

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  1. Haase G, Prasad K, Cole W, Baggett Strehlau J, Wyatt S. Antioxidant micronutrient impact on hearing disorders: concept, rationale, and evidence. Am J Otolaryngol. 2011;32:55-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, considering appropriate biologic therapy as an adjunct to standard care against these damaging factors may provide rational expansion of treatment options for otolaryngologists and audiologists...
  2. Brimijoin W, McShefferty D, Akeroyd M. Auditory and visual orienting responses in listeners with and without hearing-impairment. J Acoust Soc Am. 2010;127:3678-88 pubmed publisher
  3. Hjalte F, Brännström J, Gerdtham U. Societal costs of hearing disorders: a systematic and critical review of literature. Int J Audiol. 2012;51:655-62 pubmed publisher
    The objective of this study was to perform a critical and systematic literature review of studies on societal costs due to hearing disorders.
  4. Arndt S, Laszig R, Beck R, Schild C, Maier W, Birkenhäger R, et al. Spectrum of hearing disorders and their management in children with CHARGE syndrome. Otol Neurotol. 2010;31:67-73 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study is to explore the feasibility and procedure of cochlear implantation in patients with CHARGE syndrome and to assess the outcome...
  5. Heinrich U, Helling K. Nitric oxide--a versatile key player in cochlear function and hearing disorders. Nitric Oxide. 2012;27:106-16 pubmed publisher
    ..This review discusses potential cellular mechanisms how NO might contribute to different forms of hearing disorders. Approaches of NO-reduction are evaluated and the transfer of results obtained from experimental animal ..
  6. Harrison L, McLeod S. Risk and protective factors associated with speech and language impairment in a nationally representative sample of 4- to 5-year-old children. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2010;53:508-29 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine risk and protective factors for speech and language impairment in early childhood...
  7. Olusanya B, Ruben R, Parving A. Reducing the burden of communication disorders in the developing world: an opportunity for the millennium development project. JAMA. 2006;296:441-4 pubmed
  8. Kähärit K, Zachau G, Eklöf M, Sandsjö L, Moller C. Assessment of hearing and hearing disorders in rock/jazz musicians. Int J Audiol. 2003;42:279-88 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to assess hearing and hearing disorders among rock/jazz musicians. One hundred and thirty-nine (43 women and 96 men) musicians participated...
  9. Munro K. Reorganization of the adult auditory system: perceptual and physiological evidence from monaural fitting of hearing aids. Trends Amplif. 2008;12:254-71 pubmed publisher

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  1. Guthrie O. Aminoglycoside induced ototoxicity. Toxicology. 2008;249:91-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Animal experiments have provided encouraging evidence for the protection of cochlear hair cells and neurons from aminoglycoside toxicity. However, the extent to which such protection, generalize to human ototoxicity remains unresolved...
  2. Bristow K, Fortnum H, Fonseca S, Bamford J. United Kingdom school-entry hearing screening: current practice. Arch Dis Child. 2008;93:232-5 pubmed
  3. . Year 2007 position statement: Principles and guidelines for early hearing detection and intervention programs. Pediatrics. 2007;120:898-921 pubmed
  4. Chisolm T, Johnson C, Danhauer J, Portz L, Abrams H, Lesner S, et al. A systematic review of health-related quality of life and hearing aids: final report of the American Academy of Audiology Task Force On the Health-Related Quality of Life Benefits of Amplification in Adults. J Am Acad Audiol. 2007;18:151-83 pubmed
    ..This review concludes that hearing aids improve adults' HRQoL by reducing psychological, social, and emotional effects of SNHL. Future studies should include control groups using randomized controlled trials...
  5. Bamiou D, Musiek F, Stow I, Stevens J, Cipolotti L, Brown M, et al. Auditory temporal processing deficits in patients with insular stroke. Neurology. 2006;67:614-9 pubmed
    ..To assess central auditory function in a series of patients with stroke of the insula and adjacent areas...
  6. Davis A, Hind S. The newborn hearing screening programme in England. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2003;67 Suppl 1:S193-6 pubmed
    ..The aims, protocols, training programme and evaluation of the NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme are presented with a view to highlighting the research needed to improve specification of large scale screening programmes...
  7. Jiang Z, Brosi D, Li Z, Chen C, Wilkinson A. Brainstem auditory function at term in preterm babies with and without perinatal complications. Pediatr Res. 2005;58:1164-9 pubmed
    ..We conclude that preterm babies with perinatal complications are at high risk of central auditory impairment...
  8. Sleifer P, da Costa S, Cóser P, Goldani M, Dornelles C, Weiss K. Auditory brainstem response in premature and full-term children. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;71:1449-56 pubmed
    ..To compare the absolute latencies of peaks I, III and V and interpeak intervals of premature and full-term children...
  9. Grill E, Hessel F, Siebert U, Schnell Inderst P, Kunze S, Nickisch A, et al. Comparing the clinical effectiveness of different new-born hearing screening strategies. A decision analysis. BMC Public Health. 2005;5:12 pubmed
    ..The objective was to systematically compare two screening strategies for the early detection of new-born hearing disorders, UNHS and risk factor screening, with no systematic screening regarding their influence on early diagnosis.
  10. Joore M, Brunenberg D, Chenault M, Anteunis L. Societal effects of hearing aid fitting among the moderately hearing impaired. Int J Audiol. 2003;42:152-60 pubmed
    ..No effects of hearing aid fitting on generic quality of life could be determined with the EuroQol, while hearing aid fitting did lead to an improvement in one aspect of generic quality of life; namely social functioning...
  11. Seifert E, Brosch S, Dinnesen A, Keilmann A, Neuschaefer Rube C, Goldschmidt O, et al. [Peripheral hearing disorders in childhood. Results of an evidenced based consensus conference]. HNO. 2005;53:376-82 pubmed
  12. Barton G, Bankart J, Davis A. A comparison of the quality of life of hearing-impaired people as estimated by three different utility measures. Int J Audiol. 2005;44:157-63 pubmed
    ..36 to 0.58). This suggests that different utility measures will provide different estimates of the effectiveness of hearing aid provision...
  13. Pollak A, Mueller Malesinska M, Skorka A, Kostrzewa G, Ołdak M, Korniszewski L, et al. GJB2 and hearing impairment: promoter defects do not explain the excess of monoallelic mutations. J Med Genet. 2008;45:607-8 pubmed publisher
  14. Kennedy C, McCann D, Campbell M, Kimm L, Thornton R. Universal newborn screening for permanent childhood hearing impairment: an 8-year follow-up of a controlled trial. Lancet. 2005;366:660-2 pubmed
    ..UNS leads to early referral of PCHI...
  15. Capella McDonnall M. The effects of single and dual sensory loss on symptoms of depression in the elderly. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2005;20:855-61 pubmed
  16. Uus K, Bamford J, Taylor R. An analysis of the costs of implementing the National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme in England. J Med Screen. 2006;13:14-9 pubmed
    ..A comparison of costs and outcomes associated with NHSP and IDTS was conducted...
  17. Grutters J, Joore M, van der Horst F, Verschuure H, Dreschler W, Anteunis L. Choosing between measures: comparison of EQ-5D, HUI2 and HUI3 in persons with hearing complaints. Qual Life Res. 2007;16:1439-49 pubmed
    ..To generate insight into the differences between utility measures EuroQol 5D (EQ-5D), Health Utilities Index Mark II (HUI2) and Mark III (HUI3) and their impact on the incremental cost-effectiveness ratio (ICER) for hearing aid fitting..
  18. Gross M, Buser K, Freitag U, Hess M, Hesse V, Hildmann A, et al. [Universal hearing screening for babies--recommendations for the organization and performance of the universal screening of babies for hereditary hearing disorders in Germany]. Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol. 2004;208:239-45 pubmed
  19. Gehrmann J, Brandl A. [Pediatric ADHD: what does the otolaryngologist need to know?]. HNO. 2013;61:627-35; quiz 636 pubmed publisher
  20. Bagatto M, Scollie S. Validation of the Parents' Evaluation of Aural/Oral Performance of Children (PEACH) Rating Scale. J Am Acad Audiol. 2013;24:121-5 pubmed publisher
    ..This validation work adds to the evidence base of the PEACH Rating Scale and supports its use in clinical practice. ..
  21. Ferguson S, Jongman A, Sereno J, Keum K. Intelligibility of foreign-accented speech for older adults with and without hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 2010;21:153-62 pubmed publisher
    ..The nature of these different types of distortion may be a fruitful area for future investigations of speech understanding in older adults. ..
  22. Okell E, Lind C. A conversation analytic view of continuous discourse tracking as a rehabilitative tool. Int J Audiol. 2012;51:43-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Whilst tracking has a number of useful conversational qualities, it may have only limited ecological validity when applied to the evaluation and training of repair behaviour. ..
  23. Patterson B, Renaud M. Routine hearing screening in primary care for adult populations using distortion product Otoacoustic Emissions testing. J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2012;24:400-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The primary care nurse practitioner needs to incorporate hearing screening into the exam for early identification and for proper referral. ..
  24. Mohd Khairi M, Normastura A, Wan Zaharah A. Auditory neuropathy: three cases among a group with sensorineural hearing loss. Singapore Med J. 2009;50:e324-5 pubmed
    ..Screening policies based solely on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions testing will not detect auditory neuropathy effectively, and may falsely reassure parents and professionals unaware of this condition...
  25. Miłoński J, Kusmierczyk K, Mielczarek M, Niewiadomski P, Olszewski J. [Anatomical anomalies of the vertebral and carotid arteries in patients with vertigo and hearing disorders]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2013;67:77-81 pubmed publisher
    ..of the arteries to the cranium such as vertebral arteries and carotid arteries in patients with vertigo and hearing disorders. Between 2007 and 2011, in the Department of Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology, the number of the ..
  26. Díaz Leines S, Peñaloza López Y, Serrano Miranda T, Flores Avalos B, Vidal Ixta M, Jiménez Herrera B. Evaluation of psychoacoustic tests and P300 event-related potentials in elderly patients with hyperhomocysteinemia. Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. 2013;64:265-72 pubmed publisher
    ..Alterations in psychoacoustic tests and disturbances in electrophysiological tests suggest that the central portion of the auditory pathway is affected in patients with hyperhomocysteinemia. ..
  27. Tasci Y, Muderris I, Erkaya S, Altinbas S, Yucel H, Haberal A. Newborn hearing screening programme outcomes in a research hospital from Turkey. Child Care Health Dev. 2010;36:317-22 pubmed publisher
    ..In the future, screening programmes could be rearranged with two steps as initial with TEOAE and retest with ABR and the coverage of the screening programme can be extended. ..
  28. Meredith M, Allman B. Early hearing-impairment results in crossmodal reorganization of ferret core auditory cortex. Neural Plast. 2012;2012:601591 pubmed publisher
    ..These data, along with similar observations from adult-deafened and adult hearing-impaired animals, support the recently proposed brainstem theory for crossmodal plasticity induced by hearing loss. ..
  29. Huang H, Chiang S, Shiau Y, Yeh W, Ho H, Wang L, et al. The universal newborn hearing screening program of Taipei City. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013;77:1734-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Screening fees covered by third parties, two-stage screening steps with AABR strategy, and the stringent monitoring system proved to be effective. 2b, individual cohort study. ..
  30. Rudzinska M, Wójcik M, Zajdel K, Hydzik Sobocińska K, Malec M, Hartel M, et al. The influence of botulinum toxin on auditory disturbances in hemifacial spasm. Neurol Neurochir Pol. 2012;46:29-36 pubmed
    ..Auditory disturbances accompanying HFS are probably caused by dysfunction of the Eustachian tube, which improves after BTX-A treatment. ..
  31. Wunderlich A, Schönfeldt Lecuona C, Wolf R, Dorn K, Bachor E, Freund W. Cortical activation during a pitch discrimination task in tinnitus patients and controls--an fMRI study. Audiol Neurootol. 2010;15:137-48 pubmed publisher
  32. Choi J, Purcell D, John M. Phase stability of auditory steady state responses in newborn infants. Ear Hear. 2011;32:593-604 pubmed publisher
    ..Using self-normative intrastimulus phase difference values provides better estimated phases than average population phases for purposes of response detection. ..
  33. Stuart A, Butler A, Jones S, Jones T. Real-ear output measures of ear level fluency devices. Int J Audiol. 2013;52:413-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Real-ear saturated responses were not, however, comparable between AAF and NAF settings and may be underestimated if AAF delay is not accounted for. ..
  34. Bonnet C, Louha M, Loundon N, Michalski N, Verpy E, Smagghe L, et al. Biallelic nonsense mutations in the otogelin-like gene (OTOGL) in a child affected by mild to moderate hearing impairment. Gene. 2013;527:537-40 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, our clinical data establish that the tectorial membrane and/or the outer hair cells are defective in this form of deafness. ..
  35. Öberg M. Validation of the Swedish Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly (Screening Version) and Evaluation of Its Effect in Hearing Aid Rehabilitation. Trends Hear. 2016;20: pubmed publisher
    ..The clinicians found the questionnaire easy to administer and effective in hearing aid rehabilitation. The findings from the study support the use of the HHIE-S in clinical practice. ..
  36. Ebrahim S, Ingham N, Lewis M, Rogers M, Cui R, Kachar B, et al. Alternative Splice Forms Influence Functions of Whirlin in Mechanosensory Hair Cell Stereocilia. Cell Rep. 2016;15:935-943 pubmed publisher
    WHRN (DFNB31) mutations cause diverse hearing disorders: profound deafness (DFNB31) or variable hearing loss in Usher syndrome type II. The known role of WHRN in stereocilia elongation does not explain these different pathophysiologies...
  37. Segal O, Kishon Rabin L. Listening preference for child-directed speech versus nonspeech stimuli in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired infants after cochlear implantation. Ear Hear. 2011;32:358-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The CI device provides sufficient information for the infants with CIs to follow early language processes similarly to NH infants. ..
  38. Withrow K, Tracy K, Burton S, Norris V, Maes H, Arnos K, et al. Provision of genetic services for hearing loss: results from a national survey and comparison to insights obtained from previous focus group discussions. J Genet Couns. 2009;18:618-21 pubmed publisher
    ..This data should help providers in clinical genetics keep patient preferences at the helm and provide culturally competent services. ..
  39. Badri R, Siegel J, Wright B. Auditory filter shapes and high-frequency hearing in adults who have impaired speech in noise performance despite clinically normal audiograms. J Acoust Soc Am. 2011;129:852-63 pubmed publisher
    ..These results strengthen the idea that this population has a variety of hearing deficits that go undetected by standard audiometry. ..
  40. Ho H, Wu Y, Hsiao S, Zhang X. Acceptable noise level (ANL) and real-world hearing-aid success in Taiwanese listeners. Int J Audiol. 2013;52:762-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The current study suggested the possibility of using ANL to predict hearing-aid success. However, the usefulness of ANL as a clinical tool is unlikely to be as great as indicated by the literature. ..
  41. Wold S, Derkay C, Darrow D, Proud V. Role of the pediatric otolaryngologist in diagnosis and management of children with mucopolysaccharidoses. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2010;74:27-31 pubmed publisher
  42. Shamma S, Lorenzi C. On the balance of envelope and temporal fine structure in the encoding of speech in the early auditory system. J Acoust Soc Am. 2013;133:2818-33 pubmed publisher
    ..However, we also show that neural TFS cues are less vulnerable than their E counterparts under severe noisy conditions, and hence should play a more prominent role in cochlear stimulation strategies. ..
  43. Sun X, Shen X, Zakus D, Lv J, Xu Z, Wu H, et al. Development of an effective public health screening program to assess hearing disabilities among newborns in Shanghai: a prospective cohort study. World Health Popul. 2009;11:14-23 pubmed
  44. Epp B, Hots J, Verhey J, Schaette R. Increased intensity discrimination thresholds in tinnitus subjects with a normal audiogram. J Acoust Soc Am. 2012;132:EL196-201 pubmed publisher
    ..Intensity discrimination thresholds were significantly increased in the tinnitus frequency range, consistent with the hypothesis that auditory nerve fiber deafferentation is associated with tinnitus. ..
  45. Haynes S, Linden M. Workplace accommodations and unmet needs specific to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol. 2012;7:408-15 pubmed publisher
    ..However, satisfaction with the accommodations is marginal at best. Unmet needs remain in the areas of communication in meetings, support of co-workers and the development of a more universally accessible workplace environment. ..
  46. de Jong T, Bannink N, Bredero Boelhouwer H, van Veelen M, Bartels M, Hoeve L, et al. Long-term functional outcome in 167 patients with syndromic craniosynostosis; defining a syndrome-specific risk profile. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010;63:1635-41 pubmed publisher
    ..The prevalence of impaired sight (61%) and hearing (56%) was high in all syndromes. Based on these data, a syndrome-specific risk profile with suggestions for screening and treatment is presented. ..
  47. Rajan G, Lampacher P, Ambett R, Dittrich G, Kuthubutheen J, Wood B, et al. Impact of floating mass transducer coupling and positioning in round window vibroplasty. Otol Neurotol. 2011;32:271-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Direct (partial or complete) contact with the RWM resulted in good coupling efficiency; soft tissue coupling resulted in a reduced coupling efficiency. ..
  48. Fukai K, Takiguchi T, Ando Y, Aoyama H, Miyakawa Y, Ito G, et al. Associations between functional tooth number and physical complaints of community-residing adults in a 15-year cohort study. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2009;9:366-71 pubmed publisher
    ..Physical complaints did not influence the survival rates in either men or women. Oral function may be related to physical complaints. Dental care may be one of the targets to treat these physical complaints of unknown origin. ..
  49. Livingstone N, McPhillips M. Motor skill deficits in children with partial hearing. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2011;53:836-42 pubmed publisher
    ..A broader ecological perspective, which takes into account factors external to the child, may prove a useful framework for future research. ..
  50. Skarzynski H, Piotrowska A. Prevention of communication disorders--screening pre-school and school-age children for problems with hearing, vision and speech: European Consensus Statement. Med Sci Monit. 2012;18:SR17-21 pubmed
  51. van der Westhuizen Y, Swanepoel D, Heinze B, Hofmeyr L. Auditory and otological manifestations in adults with HIV/AIDS. Int J Audiol. 2013;52:37-43 pubmed publisher
    ..This study describes the prevalence and nature of auditory and otological manifestations in adults with HIV/AIDS through clinical examinations and self-reported symptoms across stages of disease progression...
  52. Samokhvalov A, Popova S, Room R, Ramonas M, Rehm J. Disability associated with alcohol abuse and dependence. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010;34:1871-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Further and systematic research is required for increasing the knowledge on disability related to AUD and for application of interventions for reducing the associated burden. ..
  53. Nakamizo A, Amano T, Mizoguchi M, Yoshimoto K, Sasaki T. Dorsal location of the cochlear nerve on vestibular schwannoma: preoperative evaluation, frequency, and functional outcome. Neurosurg Rev. 2013;36:39-43; discussion 43-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Hence, careful evaluation of the preoperative MR cisternography is important in deciding the therapeutic indications...
  54. Stanisławek Sut O, Morawski K, Niemczyk K. [The effects of cochleostomy of hearing threshold in animal experiment]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2010;64:17-21 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess an effect of cochleostomy on hearing threshold in guinea pigs...
  55. Nash S, Cruickshanks K, Klein R, Klein B, Nieto F, Huang G, et al. The prevalence of hearing impairment and associated risk factors: the Beaver Dam Offspring Study. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011;137:432-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To estimate the prevalence of hearing impairment (HI) and evaluate the cross-sectional associations of environmental and cardiovascular disease risk factors and HI in middle-aged adults...
  56. Mohile S, Fan L, Reeve E, Jean Pierre P, Mustian K, Peppone L, et al. Association of cancer with geriatric syndromes in older Medicare beneficiaries. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29:1458-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Differences in prevalence of geriatric syndromes between those with and without cancer were estimated. Multivariable logistic regressions were used to evaluate whether cancer was independently associated with geriatric syndromes...
  57. Choo D, Meinzen Derr J. Universal newborn hearing screening in 2010. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010;18:399-404 pubmed publisher
  58. Heinonen Guzejev M, Jauhiainen T, Vuorinen H, Viljanen A, Rantanen T, Koskenvuo M, et al. Noise sensitivity and hearing disability. Noise Health. 2011;13:51-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The study shows the importance of recognizing the noise sensitive in noise effect studies, since sensitivity in annoyance has implications in most of the effect categories...
  59. Canlon B, Theorell T, Hasson D. Associations between stress and hearing problems in humans. Hear Res. 2013;295:9-15 pubmed publisher
    ..When taking these new risk factors into account, sex differences become even more apparent than previously found. The aim of this review is to summarize our recent findings about the associations between stress and hearing problems...
  60. Hogan A, Shipley M, Strazdins L, Purcell A, Baker E. Communication and behavioural disorders among children with hearing loss increases risk of mental health disorders. Aust N Z J Public Health. 2011;35:377-83 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examines the mental health and associated risk factors of children with hearing loss...
  61. Laitakari J, Kokkonen J. [Functional examinations of the ear and auditory pathway]. Duodecim. 2011;127:826-34 pubmed
    ..Most commonly used methods include tympanometry probing the mobility of the tympanic membrane and middle ear pressure, and acoustic reflex assessing the functionality of the ossicular chain...
  62. Jougleux J, Rioux F, Church M, Fiset S, Surette M. Mild maternal iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy and lactation in guinea pigs causes abnormal auditory function in the offspring. J Nutr. 2011;141:1390-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that mild maternal IDA during gestation and lactation altered the hearing and nervous system development of the young offspring...
  63. Shetye A, Kennedy V. Tinnitus in children: an uncommon symptom?. Arch Dis Child. 2010;95:645-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Children with troublesome tinnitus, however, should be referred on to a paediatric audiology department for further investigation and management...
  64. Gawlik A, Malecka Tendera E. Transitions in endocrinology: treatment of Turner's syndrome during transition. Eur J Endocrinol. 2014;170:R57-74 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, screening for hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidaemia, and osteoporosis is needed. After discharge from the paediatric clinic, there is still a long way to go. ..
  65. Timmins C, Cleland J, Wood S, Hardcastle W, Wishart J. A perceptual and electropalatographic study of /integral/ in young people with Down's syndrome. Clin Linguist Phon. 2009;23:911-25 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of typical, adult-modelled /integral/ EPG patterns in therapy may be inappropriate for some children with DS who present with atypical palatal structures...
  66. van Esch T, Kollmeier B, Vormann M, Lyzenga J, Houtgast T, Hällgren M, et al. Evaluation of the preliminary auditory profile test battery in an international multi-centre study. Int J Audiol. 2013;52:305-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Clinical applicability and comparability across different centres are investigated...
  67. Peyre M, Goutagny S, Bah A, Bernardeschi D, Larroque B, Sterkers O, et al. Conservative management of bilateral vestibular schwannomas in neurofibromatosis type 2 patients: hearing and tumor growth results. Neurosurgery. 2013;72:907-13; discussion 914; quiz 914 pubmed publisher
    ..As new treatment modalities develop for the management of vestibular schwannomas (VS) in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2, it remains crucial to ascertain the natural history of the disease...
  68. Ptok M, Meyer S, Ptok A. [Hearing training, hearing therapy and auditory rehabilitation in hearing impaired individuals during the last few centuries]. HNO. 2012;60:913-8 pubmed publisher
    ..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...
  69. Hoth S, Janssen T, Mühler R, Walger M, Wiesner T. [Objective hearing tests in pediatric audiology: AGERA recommendations for follow-up diagnosis in infants that fail newborn hearing screening tests]. HNO. 2012;60:1100-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Outlined are procedures for follow-up diagnosis using objective hearing tests to rule out or confirm a therapeutically relevant auditory defect and assessment of the severity thereof...
  70. Shiue I. Urinary environmental chemical concentrations and vitamin D are associated with vision, hearing, and balance disorders in the elderly. Environ Int. 2013;53:41-6 pubmed publisher
  71. Su P, Chen J, Tsao T, Chen S. De novo interstitial deletion of chromosome 2 (p23p24). Pediatr neonatol. 2011;52:46-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The obvious osseous fusion with bone marrow and cortex continuation between proximal parts of radius and ulna-congenital radioulnar synostosis-were first visualized by multidetector-row computed tomography scan...
  72. Singh G, Kathleen Pichora Fuller M. Older adults’ performance on the speech, spatial, and qualities of hearing scale (SSQ): Test-retest reliability and a comparison of interview and self-administration methods. Int J Audiol. 2010;49:733-40 pubmed publisher
    ..The other three combinations of dual-administration in this study also provided reliable results and may be preferable because the self-administration method is less time-consuming and labour-intensive...
  73. Kei J. Acoustic stapedial reflexes in healthy neonates: normative data and test-retest reliability. J Am Acad Audiol. 2012;23:46-56 pubmed publisher
    ..While it is frequently used with adults and children in a clinical setting, its use with young infants is limited. Presently, there are few data for neonates and inadequate research into the test-retest reliability of the ASR test...
  74. Derlich M, Kręcisz K, Kuczyński M. Attention demand and postural control in children with hearing deficit. Res Dev Disabil. 2011;32:1808-13 pubmed publisher
    ..These results unravel the difficulty in reaching the consecutive developmental stages in the CwHD and call for specific therapeutic modalities that might facilitate this development...
  75. Mertens G, Punte A, Van de Heyning P. Self-assessment of hearing disabilities in cochlear implant users using the SSQ and the reduced SSQ5 version. Otol Neurotol. 2013;34:1622-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The second aim of the study is to investigate the degree of agreement between the total SSQ scores and the total scores of the reduced 5-item version of the SSQ, namely, the SSQ5...
  76. Tiedt N, Butler I, Hallbauer U, Atkins M, Elliott E, Pieters M, et al. Paediatric chronic suppurative otitis media in the Free State Province: clinical and audiological features. S Afr Med J. 2013;103:467-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Chronic suppurative otitis media (CSOM) is a chronic infection of the middle ear cleft. In sub-Saharan Africa >50% of cases occur in children <10 years of age...
  77. Nonaka Y, Fukushima T, Watanabe K, Friedman A, McElveen J, Cunningham C, et al. Less invasive transjugular approach with Fallopian bridge technique for facial nerve protection and hearing preservation in surgery of glomus jugulare tumors. Neurosurg Rev. 2013;36:579-86; discussion 586 pubmed publisher
    ..7 h and 8.0 days, respectively). The LI-TJ approach with Fallopian bridge technique provided adequate tumor resection with cranial preservation and definitive advantage over the more extensive approach...
  78. Luo J, Khurana D, Kothare S. Brainstem auditory evoked potentials and middle latency auditory evoked potentials in young children. J Clin Neurosci. 2013;20:383-8 pubmed publisher
    ..BAEP are commonly used in evaluating children with autistic and hearing disorders. However, measurement of MLAEP is rarely performed in young children...
  79. Li K, Du K, Jiang Y, Dong X, Zhang Y. [NMDAR expression in the cochlear nucleus and hearing damage in neonatal rats with hyperbilirubinemia]. Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2010;12:201-4 pubmed
    ..To study the role of N-methyl-D-aspartate-receptor (NMDAR) expression in the development of hearing damage in neonatal rats with hyperbilirubinemia...
  80. Verver E, Freriks K, Thomeer H, Huygen P, Pennings R, Alfen van der Velden A, et al. Ear and hearing problems in relation to karyotype in children with Turner syndrome. Hear Res. 2011;275:81-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It is for the first time that a relation between hearing problems and karyotype is statistically confirmed in a large group of children with TS...
  81. Abrams H, Chisolm T, McManus M, McArdle R. Initial-fit approach versus verified prescription: comparing self-perceived hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 2012;23:768-78 pubmed publisher
  82. Strandberg T, Pitkala K, Tilvis R, O Neill D, Erkinjuntti T. Geriatric syndromes--vascular disorders?. Ann Med. 2013;45:265-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Further disentangling of the mechanisms of vascular ageing may offer therapies for vascular diseases and geriatric syndromes alike...
  83. Albu S, Amadori M, Babighian G. Predictors of hearing preservation in the management of labyrinthine fistulas positioned on the semicircular canals. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2013;122:529-34 pubmed
    ..We sought to identify factors that would predict hearing preservation in the treatment of semicircular canal labyrinthine fistulas...
  84. Campbell T, Kerlin J, Bishop C, Miller L. Methods to eliminate stimulus transduction artifact from insert earphones during electroencephalography. Ear Hear. 2012;33:144-50 pubmed publisher
    ..To reduce stimulus transduction artifacts in EEG while using insert earphones...
  85. Eisenwort B, Schlanitz F, Niederkrotenthaler T. [Hearing impairment : successful communication as the main source of positive experiences]. HNO. 2010;58:459-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to determine which strategies can help persons with hearing impairments to gain positive experiences...