conductive hearing loss

Summary

Summary: Hearing loss due to interference with the mechanical reception or amplification of sound to the COCHLEA. The interference is in the outer or middle ear involving the EAR CANAL; TYMPANIC MEMBRANE; or EAR OSSICLES.

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  1. Levy C, Lash A, Janoff H, Kaplan F. Conductive hearing loss in individuals with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Am J Audiol. 1999;8:29-33 pubmed
    ..The findings of both studies indicate that individuals with FOP are at risk for hearing loss and that the type of loss is predominantly conductive in nature, similar to that seen in individuals who have otosclerosis...
  2. Goudy S, Lott D, Canady J, Smith R. Conductive hearing loss and otopathology in cleft palate patients. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;134:946-8 pubmed
    Assess incidence of conductive hearing loss, ear pathology, and associated communicative disorders in cleft palate patients.
  3. Hwang C, Wu D. Noggin heterozygous mice: an animal model for congenital conductive hearing loss in humans. Hum Mol Genet. 2008;17:844-53 pubmed
    b>Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound waves are not relayed efficiently to the inner ear...
  4. Merchant S, Rosowski J. Conductive hearing loss caused by third-window lesions of the inner ear. Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:282-9 pubmed publisher
    Various authors have described conductive hearing loss (CHL), defined as an air-bone gap on audiometry, in patients without obvious middle ear pathologic findings...
  5. Tringali S, Pergola N, Ferber Viart C, Truy E, Berger P, Dubreuil C. Fully implantable hearing device as a new treatment of conductive hearing loss in Franceschetti syndrome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;72:513-7 pubmed publisher
    The objective is to investigate a new therapeutic option for treatment of conductive hearing loss in children with Franceschetti syndrome...
  6. Priwin C, Jönsson R, Magnusson L, Hultcrantz M, Granström G. Audiological evaluation and self-assessed hearing problems in subjects with single-sided congenital external ear malformations and associated conductive hearing loss. Int J Audiol. 2007;46:162-71 pubmed
    ..Furthermore, a high degree of hearing difficulty was reported. Therefore, active treatment, surgery, or hearing amplification, might be considered...
  7. Priwin C, Jönsson R, Hultcrantz M, Granström G. BAHA in children and adolescents with unilateral or bilateral conductive hearing loss: a study of outcome. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;71:135-45 pubmed
  8. Whiting B, Moiseff A, Rubio M. Cochlear nucleus neurons redistribute synaptic AMPA and glycine receptors in response to monaural conductive hearing loss. Neuroscience. 2009;163:1264-76 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that cochlear nucleus neurons innervated by the auditory nerve, are able to respond to small changes in sound levels by redistributing specific AMPA and glycine receptor subunits...
  9. Qin Z, Wood M, Rosowski J. Measurement of conductive hearing loss in mice. Hear Res. 2010;263:93-103 pubmed publisher
    In order to discriminate conductive hearing loss from sensorineural impairment, quantitative measurements were used to evaluate the effect of artificial conductive pathology on distortion-product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs), auditory ..

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  1. Kornak U, Brancati F, Le Merrer M, Lichtenbelt K, Hohne W, Tinschert S, et al. Three novel mutations in the ANK membrane protein cause craniometaphyseal dysplasia with variable conductive hearing loss. Am J Med Genet A. 2010;152A:870-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Cys339Arg) mutation found in Patient A was associated with congenital facial palsy, early-onset conductive hearing loss, and a generalized undermodeling of the long bones. The c.1172T>C (p...
  2. Dalchow C, Weber A, Bien S, Yanagihara N, Werner J. Value of digital volume tomography in patients with conductive hearing loss. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2006;263:92-9 pubmed
    ..Digital volume tomography delivers a small radiation dose with a high resolution and a low purchase price for the equipment...
  3. Xu H, Kotak V, Sanes D. Conductive hearing loss disrupts synaptic and spike adaptation in developing auditory cortex. J Neurosci. 2007;27:9417-26 pubmed
    ..We induced conductive hearing loss (CHL) in developing gerbils, reared the animals for 8-13 d, and subsequently assessed the temporal ..
  4. Seo T, Miyamoto A, Saka N, Shimano K, Nishida T, Hashimoto M, et al. Vestibular evoked myogenic potential induced by bone-conducted stimuli in patients with conductive hearing loss. Acta Otolaryngol. 2008;128:639-43 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that vestibular function can be evaluated with B-VEMPs, even in patients with conductive hearing loss.
  5. Sumner C, Tucci D, Shore S. Responses of ventral cochlear nucleus neurons to contralateral sound after conductive hearing loss. J Neurophysiol. 2005;94:4234-43 pubmed
    b>Conductive hearing loss (CHL) is an attenuation of signals stimulating the cochlea, without damage to the auditory end organ. It can cause central auditory processing deficits that outlast the CHL itself...
  6. Raveh E, Hu W, Papsin B, Forte V. Congenital conductive hearing loss. J Laryngol Otol. 2002;116:92-6 pubmed
    Congenital conductive hearing loss due to ossicular deformities can be treated by either rehabilitation with a hearing aid or surgical reconstruction...
  7. Berenholz L, Lippy W, Harrell M. Conductive hearing loss in osteopathia striata-cranial sclerosis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002;127:124-6 pubmed
  8. Johnson J, Lalwani A. Sensorineural and conductive hearing loss associated with lateral semicircular canal malformation. Laryngoscope. 2000;110:1673-9 pubmed
    ..patients with LSCC malformation suggested that LSCC malformation may be associated with both SNHL and conductive hearing loss (CHL). The auditory phenotype associated with LSCC malformation is not well delineated...
  9. Bance M. When is a conductive hearing loss not a conductive hearing loss? Causes of a mismatch in air-bone threshold measurements or a "pseudoconductive" hearing loss. J Otolaryngol. 2004;33:135-8 pubmed
    The otolaryngologist is sometimes faced with a patient with an apparent conductive hearing loss on audiometric testing who appears to have normal and mobile middle ear structures on ear exploration...
  10. Priner R, Freeman S, Perez R, Sohmer H. The neonate has a temporary conductive hearing loss due to fluid in the middle ear. Audiol Neurootol. 2003;8:100-10 pubmed
    ..On the day of birth there were signs of a conductive hearing loss: negative middle ear pressure, auditory nerve brainstem evoked response (ABR) threshold elevation, ABR ..
  11. Hol M, Snik A, Mylanus E, Cremers C. Does the bone-anchored hearing aid have a complementary effect on audiological and subjective outcomes in patients with unilateral conductive hearing loss?. Audiol Neurootol. 2005;10:159-68 pubmed
    To study the effect of a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) in patients with unilateral conductive hearing loss.
  12. Tucci D, Cant N, Durham D. Effects of conductive hearing loss on gerbil central auditory system activity in silence. Hear Res. 2001;155:124-32 pubmed
    Animal models of conductive hearing loss (CHL) show altered structure and function in the central auditory system (CAS), particularly following unilateral deprivation...
  13. Cook R, Hung T, Miller R, Smith D, Tucci D. Effects of conductive hearing loss on auditory nerve activity in gerbil. Hear Res. 2002;164:127-37 pubmed
    The goal of this research was to define the effects of conductive hearing loss (CHL) produced by malleus removal (MR) on auditory nerve activity in the absence of acoustic stimulation...
  14. Tucci D, Cant N, Durham D. Conductive hearing loss results in changes in cytochrome oxidase activity in gerbil central auditory system. J Assoc Res Otolaryngol. 2002;3:89-106 pubmed
    b>Conductive hearing loss (CHL) restricts auditory input to an intact peripheral auditory system...
  15. Rosowski J, Mehta R, Merchant S. Diagnostic utility of laser-Doppler vibrometry in conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membrane. Otol Neurotol. 2003;24:165-75 pubmed
    ..More generally, we hypothesize that laser-Doppler vibrometry measurements of umbo velocity can give information about how differences in the impedance that the ossicles work against affect middle-ear function...
  16. Minor L, Carey J, Cremer P, Lustig L, Streubel S, Ruckenstein M. Dehiscence of bone overlying the superior canal as a cause of apparent conductive hearing loss. Otol Neurotol. 2003;24:270-8 pubmed
    To identify patients with superior semicircular canal dehiscence and apparent conductive hearing loss and to define the cause of the air-bone gap.
  17. Taşpinar F, Ucuncu H, Bishara S. Rapid maxillary expansion and conductive hearing loss. Angle Orthod. 2003;73:669-73 pubmed
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) on conductive hearing loss in 35 subjects (21 girls and 14 boys) with an average age of 14 years 6 months...
  18. Mikulec A, McKenna M, Ramsey M, Rosowski J, Herrmann B, Rauch S, et al. Superior semicircular canal dehiscence presenting as conductive hearing loss without vertigo. Otol Neurotol. 2004;25:121-9 pubmed
    The objective of this study was to describe superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) presenting as otherwise unexplained conductive hearing loss without vestibular symptoms.
  19. Penn T, Grantham D, Gravel J. Simulated conductive hearing loss in children. J Am Acad Audiol. 2004;15:300-10; quiz 334-5 pubmed
    ..and adults (n = 12) using monosyllabic words and nonsense syllables presented at two levels of simulated conductive hearing loss characteristic of OME...
  20. Orji F, Agu C. Patterns of hearing loss in tympanic membrane perforation resulting from physical blow to the ear: a prospective controlled cohort study. Clin Otolaryngol. 2009;34:526-32 pubmed publisher
    ..26; P = 0.000). Pure conductive hearing loss occurred in 39%, while 28% (14 patients) had mixed hearing loss...
  21. Rajan G, Leaper M, Goggin L, Atlas M, Boeddinghaus R, Eikelboom R. The effects of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on the labyrinth: does size matter?. Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:972-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The relationship found between the superior canal dehiscence size and the stimulator frequency has clinical implications in the diagnosis and management of patients with SSCD. ..
  22. Hiroual M, Zougarhi A, El Ganouni N, Essadki O, Ousehal A, Tijani Adil O, et al. [High-resolution CT of temporal bone trauma: review of 38 cases]. J Radiol. 2010;91:53-8 pubmed
    ..Clinical symptoms were mainly otorrhagia and conductive hearing loss. Oblique extra-labyrinthine fractures were most frequent. Two cases of pneumolabyrinth were noted...
  23. Cho Y, Kim J, Hong S, Chung W. A huge osteoma of the middle ear. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;69:1569-74 pubmed
    Osteomas of the middle ear are rare benign neoplasms. Most of the cases caused conductive hearing loss and others were asymptomatic and diagnosed incidentally...
  24. Hutson K, Durham D, Imig T, Tucci D. Consequences of unilateral hearing loss: cortical adjustment to unilateral deprivation. Hear Res. 2008;237:19-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Three weeks following a unilateral conductive hearing loss (CHL) or cochlear ablation (CA), animals were injected with 2-DG and exposed to an alternating auditory ..
  25. Ciorba A, Berto A, Borgonzoni M, Grasso D, Martini A. Pneumocephalus and meningitis as a complication of acute otitis media: case report. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital. 2007;27:87-9 pubmed
    ..The case is described of pneumocephalus and meningitis secondary to acute otitis media. Although the rate of intracranial complications related to middle ear disease is only 0.5 to 4%, mortality still ranges between 5 and 15%. ..
  26. Pereira P, Martins A, Vieira M, Azevedo M. [Newborn hearing screening program: association between hearing loss and risk factors]. Pro Fono. 2007;19:267-78 pubmed
    ..1% of the preterm infants -- with a statistically significant difference. Conductive hearing loss was the most frequent type of hearing loss in both groups, occurring in 14...
  27. Roth J, Pandit S, Soma M, Kertesz T. Ossicular chain reconstruction with a titanium prosthesis. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:1082-6 pubmed publisher
    ..8 per cent). Successful rehabilitation of conductive hearing loss (i.e...
  28. Babic B, Petakov M, Djukic V, Ognjanovic S, Arsovic N, Isailovic T, et al. Conductive hearing loss in patients with active acromegaly. Otol Neurotol. 2006;27:865-70 pubmed
    ..Our goal was to determine whether there is higher frequency of conductive hearing loss in acromegalics and what may cause it if there is any. Prospective study. Tertiary referral center...
  29. Melzer J, Eliason M, Conley G. Congenital stapes malformation: Rare conductive hearing loss in a patient with Waardenburg syndrome. Laryngoscope. 2016;126:992-5 pubmed publisher
    ..However, middle ear abnormalities as causes of conductive hearing loss are not typically seen in Waardenburg syndrome...
  30. Ramakrishnan Y, Davison T, Johnson I. How we do it: Softband--management of glue ear. Clin Otolaryngol. 2006;31:224-7 pubmed
  31. Zhou G, Schwartz L, Gopen Q. Inner ear anomalies and conductive hearing loss in children with Apert syndrome: an overlooked otologic aspect. Otol Neurotol. 2009;30:184-9 pubmed publisher
    To identify the occurrence of inner ear structural anomalies and conductive hearing loss (CHL) in children with Apert syndrome. Retrospective review. Pediatric tertiary referral center...
  32. Dougherty W, Kesser B. Management of Conductive Hearing Loss in Children. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2015;48:955-74 pubmed publisher
    b>Conductive hearing loss (CHL), far more common than sensorineural hearing loss in children, can be acquired or congenital, can range from mild to moderately severe, and can be caused by a simple cerumen impaction, middle ear fluid, or ..
  33. Zhuang X, Sun W, Xu Friedman M. Changes in Properties of Auditory Nerve Synapses following Conductive Hearing Loss. J Neurosci. 2017;37:323-332 pubmed publisher
    ..Decreased activity can result from conductive hearing loss (CHL) associated with otitis media, which may lead to long-term perceptual deficits...
  34. Arndt S, Kromeier J, Berlis A, Maier W, Laszig R, Aschendorff A. Imaging procedures after bone-anchored hearing aid implantation. Laryngoscope. 2007;117:1815-8 pubmed
  35. McDermott A, Barraclough J, Reid A. Unusual complication following trauma to a bone-anchored hearing aid: case report and literature review. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:348-50 pubmed publisher
    ..The patient's need for care continues long after the surgery is complete. ..
  36. Verhagen C, Hol M, Coppens Schellekens W, Snik A, Cremers C. The Baha Softband. A new treatment for young children with bilateral congenital aural atresia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;72:1455-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The aided hearing threshold with a Baha Softband is almost equal to that achieved with a conventional bone conductor. The speech development of the children studied with a Baha Softband is on a par with peers with good hearing. ..
  37. Christensen L, Smith Olinde L, Kimberlain J, Richter G, Dornhoffer J. Comparison of traditional bone-conduction hearing AIDS with the Baha system. J Am Acad Audiol. 2010;21:267-73 pubmed publisher
    ..was to compare functional gain at 500, 1000, 2000, and 4000 Hz for infants and children with bilateral conductive hearing loss who were initially fit with traditional bone-conduction devices then progressed to Baha with Softband and ..
  38. Wu G, Devine C, Xu A, Geelan Hansen K, Anne S. Is routine audiometric testing necessary for children with isolated preauricular lesions?. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;93:68-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Twelve were found to have abnormal hearing. Five patients had conductive hearing loss due to underlying Eustachian tube dysfunction...
  39. De Temmerman G. Trauma-related conductive hearing loss. JBR-BTR. 2005;88:126-7 pubmed
  40. Kucukyavuz Z, Ozkaynak O, Tuzuner A, Kisnisci R. Difficulties in anesthetic management of patients with micrognathia: report of a patient with Stickler syndrome. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2006;102:e33-6 pubmed
    ..It is vital to detect the syndrome in early stages so that adequate counseling and treatment may be given to avoid the potentially irreversible and disabling consequences. ..
  41. Wang M, Lee G. Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in middle ear effusion. Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127:700-4 pubmed
    ..The VEMP was either non-responsive or significantly delayed. However, after the conductive hearing loss (CHL) was significantly reduced with tympanic aspiration, the VEMP latencies and asymmetry ratio returned ..
  42. Gratton M, Bateman K, Cannuscio J, Saunders J. Outer- and middle-ear contributions to presbycusis in the Brown Norway rat. Audiol Neurootol. 2008;13:37-52 pubmed
    ..0 and 20.0 kHz and reached a maximum of approximately 15 dB. These results support the conclusion that there is an outer- and middle-ear contribution to the threshold loss defining presbycusis...
  43. Dawood M. Frequency Dependence Hearing Loss Evaluation in Perforated Tympanic Membrane. Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2017;21:336-342 pubmed publisher
    ..membrane perforation is a relatively common problem that predisposes patients to varying degrees of conductive hearing loss. Objective ?The objective of this study is to evaluate and analyze the frequency dependence ..
  44. Bernstein J, Sheehan P. An approach to bilateral bone-anchored hearing aid surgery in children: contralateral placement of sleeper fixture. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:555-7 pubmed publisher
    ..temporal bone instead of on the ipsilateral side in seven successive paediatric cases with bilateral conductive hearing loss requiring two-stage bone-anchored hearing aids, treated at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, UK...
  45. Møller P. Stapedectomy versus stapedotomy. Adv Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;65:169-73 pubmed
    ..02) at the 20-dB level in favor of the Teflon wire piston. Our results show that the small fenestra technique with a 0.4-mm piston causes better speech reception at high frequencies. ..
  46. Merchant S, Nakajima H, Halpin C, Nadol J, Lee D, Innis W, et al. Clinical investigation and mechanism of air-bone gaps in large vestibular aqueduct syndrome. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2007;116:532-41 pubmed
    ..The mechanism causing such a gap has not been well elucidated. We investigated middle ear sound transmission in patients with LVAS, and present a hypothesis to explain the air-bone gap...
  47. Choudhury N, Kumar G, Krishnan M, Gatland D. Atypical incus necrosis: a case report and literature review. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:1124-6 pubmed
    ..This is the first reported case of ossicular necrosis, particularly of the proximal long process of the incus, in the absence of chronic middle-ear pathology. ..
  48. Rajenderkumar D, Bamiou D, Sirimanna T. Audiological profile in Apert syndrome. Arch Dis Child. 2005;90:592-3 pubmed
    Apert syndrome is one of the craniosynostosis syndromes and is commonly associated with conductive hearing loss, but there are contradicting reports regarding the cause...
  49. Engdahl B, Eskild A. Birthweight and the risk of childhood sensorineural hearing loss. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2007;21:495-500 pubmed
    ..8, 1.7 and 1.4 for the birthweights 1500-1999, 2000-2499, 2500-2999 and 3000-3499 g respectively. The risk of both mild to moderate (MHL 35-70 dBHL) and severe/profound hearing losses (MHL >70 dBHL) were influenced by birthweight. ..
  50. Maillot O, Attyé A, Boutet C, Boubagra K, Perolat R, Zanolla M, et al. The relationship between post-traumatic ossicular injuries and conductive hearing loss: A 3D-CT study. J Neuroradiol. 2017;44:333-338 pubmed publisher
    ..In this retrospective study, we compared patients with post-traumatic conductive hearing loss (CHL) with those referred without CHL to evaluate the relationship between ossicular injuries and CHL...
  51. Schutt C, Kveton J. Posterior semicircular canal dehiscence secondary to jugular enlargement. Am J Otolaryngol. 2016;37:173-4 pubmed publisher
    ..entity often presenting with symptoms of noise or pressure induced vertigo, autophony, aural fullness and conductive hearing loss. Due to its varied presentation and mimic of other otologic conditions its consideration is of increased ..
  52. Zhang S, Ma F, Pan T, Ke J, Zhang K, Song Y, et al. [Clinical analysis of tympanosclerosis: characteristics and treatment]. Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2015;29:1238-42 pubmed
    ..24 ± 11.58) dB HL respectively, with success rate 83% (61/73). Most of the patients suffer from conductive hearing loss. Teatment of the sclerosis around stapes is a key point...
  53. Margolis R, Saly G. Distribution of hearing loss characteristics in a clinical population. Ear Hear. 2008;29:524-32 pubmed publisher
    ..This study was designed to characterize a large database of audiometric records from an academic health center Audiology clinic for the purpose of determining the distributions of hearing loss configuration, severity, and site of lesion...
  54. Robertson G, Mills R. Findings at exploratory tympanotomy for conductive hearing loss. J Laryngol Otol. 2009;123:1087-9 pubmed publisher
    Despite advances in imaging and other diagnostic tests, it is often impossible to establish with confidence a pre-operative diagnosis in a patient with a conductive hearing loss.
  55. Griz S, Cabral M, Azevedo G, Ventura L. Audiologic results in patients with Moebiüs sequence. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2007;71:1457-63 pubmed
    ..Moebiüs sequence is a pathology not very well understood regarding to the hearing status. The main goal of this study was to describe the audiologic findings in children and adolescent who carry Moebiüs sequence...
  56. Karlberg M, Annertz M, Magnusson M. Mondini-like malformation mimicking otosclerosis and superior semicircular canal dehiscence. J Laryngol Otol. 2006;120:419-22 pubmed
    ..Mondini-like cochlear dysplasia should be added to the causes of inner-ear conductive hearing loss.
  57. Ari Even Roth D, Hildesheimer M, Maayan Metzger A, Muchnik C, Hamburger A, Mazkeret R, et al. Low prevalence of hearing impairment among very low birthweight infants as detected by universal neonatal hearing screening. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2006;91:F257-62 pubmed
  58. Demir O, Cakmakci H, Erdag T, Men S. Narrow duplicated internal auditory canal: radiological findings and review of the literature. Pediatr Radiol. 2005;35:1220-3 pubmed
    ..boy with Klippel-Feil syndrome with a narrow double IAC with no sensorineural hearing loss but with conductive hearing loss. In this patient, the IAC consisted of two separate narrow bony canals clearly seen on 3D temporal bone ..
  59. Jang C, Park H, Cho Y, Choi C. The effect of Interceed for reducing adhesion as a middle ear packing agent: an experimental study. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;72:1517-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Interceed (oxidized regenerated cellulose) has been used to prevent postoperative abdominal adhesion. However, the efficacy and safety of using Interceed in middle ear surgery have not been thoroughly studied...
  60. Snik A, van Duijnhoven N, Mulder J, Cremers C. Evaluation of the subjective effect of middle ear implantation in hearing-impaired patients with severe external otitis. J Am Acad Audiol. 2007;18:496-503 pubmed
    ..The APHAB outcomes were not better than those reported for conventional devices...
  61. Alanay Y, Unal F, Turanli G, Alikasifoglu M, Alehan D, Akyol U, et al. A multidisciplinary approach to the management of individuals with fragile X syndrome. J Intellect Disabil Res. 2007;51:151-61 pubmed
    ..However, studies regarding other medical problems anticipated in individuals with FXS are limited. A multidisciplinary study evaluating various causes of morbidity in the same group has not been published yet...
  62. Lee H, Hong S, Hong S, Cho Y, Chung W. Ossicular chain reconstruction improves bone conduction threshold in chronic otitis media. J Laryngol Otol. 2008;122:351-6 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that the elevation in the bone conduction threshold in chronic otitis media is mainly caused by a change in the conductive mechanism in the middle ear...
  63. Makarem A, Linthicum F. Cochlear otosclerosis and endolymphatic hydrops. Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:571-2 pubmed publisher
  64. Parner E, Reefhuis J, Schendel D, Thomsen J, Ovesen T, Thorsen P. Hearing loss diagnosis followed by meningitis in Danish children, 1995-2004. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;136:428-33 pubmed
    ..We investigated whether children with hearing loss have an increased risk of meningitis...
  65. Endo K, Maruyama Y, Tsukatani T, Furukawa M. Aberrant internal carotid artery as a cause of objective pulsatile tinnitus. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2006;33:447-50 pubmed
    ..Computed tomography (CT) of the temporal bone revealed aberrant internal carotid artery passing through the middle ear. It is important to diagnose approximately this anomaly using with combination of high-resolution CT, MRI, and MRA...
  66. Jargalkhuu E, Erdenechuluun B, Mlynski R, Hagen R. [Middle ear surgery in Mongolia--first results with middle ear prostheses]. Laryngorhinootologie. 2009;88:387-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this work is to present the outcome of these operations in Mongolia...
  67. Kisilevsky V, Bailie N, Dutt S, Halik J. Hearing results of stapedotomy and malleo-vestibulopexy in congenital hearing loss. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;73:1712-7 pubmed publisher
    ..To analyze hearing results of surgical treatment of hearing loss associated with the congenital stapes ankylosis with or without malformations of ossicular chain...
  68. Sugimoto H, Ito M, Hatano M, Nakanishi Y, Maruyama Y, Yoshizaki T. A case of chronic otitis media caused by Mycobacterium abscessus. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2010;37:636-9 pubmed publisher
    ..After surgery the symptoms resolved and remained well without evidence of infection recurrence 12 months after the operation...
  69. Gierek T, Gwóźdź Jezierska M, Slaska Kaspera A, Senderski A. [The results of hearing screening in selected population of primary schoolchildren in Silesia]. Otolaryngol Pol. 2007;61:171-7 pubmed
    ..In the group aged 6 to 10 the conductive hearing loss occurred considerable more frequently...
  70. Ortore R, Bovo R, Ciorba A, Ceruti S, Martini A. Giant cell granuloma of the temporal bone: a case report. B-ENT. 2008;4:45-8 pubmed
    ..The importance of distinguishing GCG from GCT lies in the presumed difference in prognosis; GCTs have higher rates of recurrence, metastasis, and malignant transformation...
  71. Mlynski R, Goldberg E, Ebmeyer J, Scheich M, Gattenlohner S, Schwager K, et al. Histologic and morphologic evaluation of explanted bone anchors from bone-anchored hearing aids. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2009;266:745-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The morphologic analysis exposed structural areas of the implant with weak bone-to-metal contact. Optimized implant design with modified surface and threads may additionally improve osseointegration of hearing aid bone anchors...
  72. Goodyear P, Raine C, Firth A, Tucker A, Hawkins K. The Bradford bone-anchored hearing aid programme: impact of the multidisciplinary team. J Laryngol Otol. 2006;120:543-52 pubmed
  73. Vallino L, Zuker R, Napoli J. A study of speech, language, hearing, and dentition in children with cleft lip only. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. 2008;45:485-94 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the prevalence of speech, language, hearing, and dental problems in children with an initial diagnosis of isolated cleft lip only (CL), for which evidence-based practice can be developed...
  74. Cosetti M, Linstrom C, Alexiades G, Tessema B, Parisier S. Glomus tumors in patients of advanced age: a conservative approach. Laryngoscope. 2008;118:270-4 pubmed
    ..Assess and evaluate a conservative treatment strategy involving limited surgical resection and vigilant monitoring of the outcome measures of tumor control, peritreatment morbidity, symptom resolution, and hearing preservation...
  75. Ziemer C. [Tuning fork study in deafness. Thus function Rinne and Weber tests]. MMW Fortschr Med. 2006;148:18 pubmed
  76. Michael P, Raut V. Chorda tympani injury: operative findings and postoperative symptoms. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;136:978-81 pubmed
    ..This study aims to assess whether operative findings of chorda tympani nerve (CTN) trauma correlate with postoperative symptoms...
  77. Hol M, Cremers C, Coppens Schellekens W, Snik A. The BAHA Softband. A new treatment for young children with bilateral congenital aural atresia. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2005;69:973-80 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the validity of a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) Softband (fitted unilaterally and bilaterally) in young children with bilateral congenital aural atresia...
  78. Babić B, Arsović N. [Assessment of senses of hearing and balance in chronic suppurative otitis media]. Srp Arh Celok Lek. 2008;136:307-12 pubmed
    ..Existence and extent of conductive hearing loss or confirmation of tympanic membrane perforation by tympanometry can help a great deal...
  79. Lefebvre P, Martin C, Dubreuil C, Decat M, Yazbeck A, Kasic J, et al. A pilot study of the safety and performance of the Otologics fully implantable hearing device: transducing sounds via the round window membrane to the inner ear. Audiol Neurootol. 2009;14:172-80 pubmed publisher
    ..The safety and performance of the Otologics fully implantable hearing device were assessed in adult patients with mixed conductive and sensorineural hearing loss...
  80. Lo T, Zhang M, Young L, Antonelli P. Hearing loss with stapedotomy and treated otitis media. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2006;134:674-9 pubmed
    ..To determine if treated Pseudomonas aeruginosa otitis media (PA OM) increases the risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) with stapedotomy...
  81. Hullar T. Vascular pulsations on impedance audiometry as a sign of a third-mobile window lesion. Otol Neurotol. 2010;31:565-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Description of a new audiometric sign of a third-mobile window lesion...
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    ..To compare the effect of small fenestra stapedotomy and total stapedectomy in patients with otosclerosis...
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