Sharon L Cushing

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of facial nerve stimulation in children with cochlear implants
    Sharon L Cushing
    Cochlear Implant Program, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Laryngoscope 116:1787-91. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Vestibular end-organ and balance deficits after meningitis and cochlear implantation in children correlate poorly with functional outcome
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 30:488-95. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Facial nerve electromyography: a useful tool in detecting nonauditory side effects of cochlear implantation
    Sharon L Cushing
    Cochlear Implant Program, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:157-65. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Vestibular end-organ dysfunction in children with sensorineural hearing loss and cochlear implants: an expanded cohort and etiologic assessment
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON Canada
    Otol Neurotol 34:422-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Evaluating postoperative pain in monopolar cautery versus harmonic scalpel tonsillectomy
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:710-5.e1. 2009
  6. doi request reprint A test of static and dynamic balance function in children with cochlear implants: the vestibular olympics
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:34-8. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Successful cochlear implantation in a child with Keratosis, Icthiosis and Deafness (KID) Syndrome and Dandy-Walker malformation
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:693-8. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Recruitment of a contralateral head turning synergy by stimulation of monkey supplementary eye fields
    Brendan B Chapman
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 107:1694-710. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Evidence of vestibular and balance dysfunction in children with profound sensorineural hearing loss using cochlear implants
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 118:1814-23. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Bioengineering pediatric scaffold-free auricular cartilaginous constructs
    Pedram Akbari
    Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope . 2016

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Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and characteristics of facial nerve stimulation in children with cochlear implants
    Sharon L Cushing
    Cochlear Implant Program, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Laryngoscope 116:1787-91. 2006
    ..Part A consisted of a prospective study of a randomized sample of 44 pediatric implant users. Part B consisted of a retrospective analysis of 121 children with previously recorded electrically evoked auditory brainstem responses (EABR)...
  2. doi request reprint Vestibular end-organ and balance deficits after meningitis and cochlear implantation in children correlate poorly with functional outcome
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 30:488-95. 2009
    ..Assess vestibular and balance function in meningitis-induced profound sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Facial nerve electromyography: a useful tool in detecting nonauditory side effects of cochlear implantation
    Sharon L Cushing
    Cochlear Implant Program, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 38:157-65. 2009
    ..For children with facial nerve stimulation, the long-term implications implant use are unclear...
  4. doi request reprint Vestibular end-organ dysfunction in children with sensorineural hearing loss and cochlear implants: an expanded cohort and etiologic assessment
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON Canada
    Otol Neurotol 34:422-8. 2013
    ..The current study examines vestibular function in a previously reported cohort (n = 40) augmented by 113 children with profound SNHL...
  5. doi request reprint Evaluating postoperative pain in monopolar cautery versus harmonic scalpel tonsillectomy
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 141:710-5.e1. 2009
    ..To compare postoperative pain between monopolar cautery tonsillectomy and harmonic scalpel tonsillectomy (HST)...
  6. doi request reprint A test of static and dynamic balance function in children with cochlear implants: the vestibular olympics
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:34-8. 2008
    ..To determine the incidence of static and dynamic balance dysfunction in a group of children with profound sensorineural hearing loss receiving a cochlear implant and to assess the impact of cochlear implant activation on equilibrium...
  7. doi request reprint Successful cochlear implantation in a child with Keratosis, Icthiosis and Deafness (KID) Syndrome and Dandy-Walker malformation
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 1X8
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:693-8. 2008
    ..She received a cochlear implant at the age of 12 months, using a small incision approach. Following an immediate minor wound infection, implantation has been successful without further complication over 4 years...
  8. doi request reprint Recruitment of a contralateral head turning synergy by stimulation of monkey supplementary eye fields
    Brendan B Chapman
    Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 107:1694-710. 2012
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  9. doi request reprint Evidence of vestibular and balance dysfunction in children with profound sensorineural hearing loss using cochlear implants
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 118:1814-23. 2008
    ..This hypothesis was studied in 40 children with severe to profound SNHL and unilateral cochlear implants...
  10. doi request reprint Bioengineering pediatric scaffold-free auricular cartilaginous constructs
    Pedram Akbari
    Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope . 2016
    ..In an effort to minimize such complications, we aim to generate human, scaffold-free auricular cartilaginous constructs...
  11. doi request reprint The management of acute mastoiditis in children with cochlear implants: saving the device
    Heather A Osborn
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cochlear Implants Int 14:252-6. 2013
    ..We propose a treatment algorithm emphasizing early but conservative operative intervention...
  12. doi request reprint Exploring the relationship between head anatomy and cochlear implant stability in children
    Blake C Papsin
    The Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Cochlear Implants Int 12:S14-8. 2011
    ..These results inform us as how to best proceed with implantation in children using future devices that have thinner and wider receiver-stimulators...
  13. doi request reprint Preliminary experience using a cochlear implant with a novel linear pedestal design
    William J Parkes
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 93:42-46. 2017
    ..To assess the safety and efficiency of cochlear implantation using a novel device with a linear silastic pedestal (2 mm wide, 2 mm deep, 10 mm long) on the flat undersurface...
  14. pmc Stimulation from Cochlear Implant Electrodes Assists with Recovery from Asymmetric Perceptual Tilt: Evidence from the Subjective Visual Vertical Test
    Joshua J Gnanasegaram
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick ChildrenToronto, ON, Canada The Institute of Medical Science, University of TorontoToronto, ON, Canada
    Front Integr Neurosci 10:32. 2016
    ..e., normal; p = 0.007). Importantly, this benefit was realized regardless of which ear was stimulated. These results suggest a role for CI stimulation beyond the auditory system, in particular, for improving vestibular/balance function. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Congenital cholesteatoma and cochlear implantation: Implications for management
    Janet Chung
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cochlear Implants Int 14:32-5. 2013
    ..Congenital cholesteatoma is a rarer entity yet with an incidence in the literature of 2‐4% of all cholesteatomas. We present lessons learned from our experience of congenital cholesteatoma in CI candidates...
  16. doi request reprint Low pediatric cochlear implant failure rate: contributing factors in large-volume practice
    Antoine Eskander
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, 190 Elizabeth St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:1190-6. 2011
    ..To evaluate the rate of cochlear implant (CI) failure and CI reimplantation (CIri) in our population of children receiving implants by means of a technique that includes device fixation with suture to cortical bone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuromuscular consequences of reflexive covert orienting
    Brian D Corneil
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research CIHR Group on Action and Perception, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, London, Ontario, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 11:13-5. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Unilateral Hearing Loss Is Associated With Impaired Balance in Children: A Pilot Study
    Nikolaus E Wolter
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Department of Otolaryngology, National Children s Hospital, San Jose, Costa Rica Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 37:1589-1595. 2016
    ..To determine if children with unilateral sensorineural hearing loss (UHL) demonstrate impaired balance compared with their normal hearing (NH) peers...
  19. doi request reprint Pediatric ossiculoplasty with titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis
    Nikolaus E Wolter
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Laryngoscope 125:740-5. 2015
    ..To assess the medium-term efficacy of total ossicular reconstruction with a titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis (TORP) in children...
  20. doi request reprint Infant sleep machines and hazardous sound pressure levels
    Sarah C Hugh
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada and
    Pediatrics 133:677-81. 2014
    ..We suggest that the consistent use of these devices raises concerns for increasing an infant's risk of noise-induced hearing loss. We therefore sought to determine the maximum output levels of these sleep machines...
  21. doi request reprint Ossicular fusion and cholesteatoma in auriculo-condylar syndrome: in vivo evidence of arrest of embryogenesis
    Evan J Propst
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Laryngoscope 123:528-32. 2013
    ..This is the first report of ossicular fusion and cholesteatoma in ACS and the most detailed in vivo evidence of disruption of embryogenesis during malleoincudal joint formation...
  22. doi request reprint Using Balance Function to Screen for Vestibular Impairment in Children With Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Cochlear Implants
    Modupe Oyewumi
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences and Ear, Nose and Throat, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 37:926-32. 2016
    ..2) To provide clinical recommendations for screening for vestibular impairment in children with SNHL...
  23. doi request reprint Characterization of retentive capacity of the subpericranial pocket in cochlear implants with and without a pedestal
    Blake C Papsin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto
    Laryngoscope 126:1175-9. 2016
    ..We hypothesize that device position can be controlled and resistance to movement can be improved with placement of a small pedestal on the base of the CI receiver stimulator...
  24. doi request reprint Assessment of Mastoid Function with Magnetic Resonance Imaging after Canal Wall Up Cholesteatoma Surgery
    William J Parkes
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Int Adv Otol 12:132-136. 2016
    ..To use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to assess the extent of mastoid opacification after canal wall up (CWU) cholesteatoma surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Vestibular and Balance Impairment Contributes to Cochlear Implant Failure in Children
    Nikolaus E Wolter
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory and Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 36:1029-34. 2015
    ..To determine the role of vestibular and balance dysfunction in children with cochlear implant (CI) failure...
  26. doi request reprint High-resolution cone-beam computed tomography: a potential tool to improve atraumatic electrode design and position
    Sharon L Cushing
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Acta Otolaryngol 132:361-8. 2012
    ..CBCT is a non-invasive approach yielding similar data to histopathological analyses, with encouraging potential for use in surgical, clinical and research settings...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hearing Benefit and Rated Satisfaction in Children with Unilateral Conductive Hearing Loss Using a Transcutaneous Magnetic-Coupled Bone-Conduction Hearing Aid
    Melissa J Polonenko
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Am Acad Audiol 27:790-804. 2016
    ..To overcome these complications, transcutaneous magnetic coupling systems were recently introduced...
  28. doi request reprint The combination of vestibular impairment and congenital sensorineural hearing loss predisposes patients to ocular anomalies, including Usher syndrome
    S Kletke
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Genet . 2016
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  29. doi request reprint Vestibular evoked myogenic potential testing as an objective measure of vestibular stimulation with cochlear implants
    William J Parkes
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Laryngoscope 127:E75-E81. 2017
    ..To determine if vestibular potentials could be elicited with electrical stimulation from cochlear implants...
  30. doi request reprint Prevention of auricular deformity in children with diastrophic dysplasia
    Sharon L Cushing
    Division of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, WA, United States Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:713-5. 2011
    ..This paper presents a novel but simple approach to the compression of auricular swelling in the setting of diastrophic dysplasia, using conforming molds with the goal of preventing permanent deformity. ..
  31. doi request reprint Impact of cleft palate type on the incidence of acquired cholesteatoma
    Luke Harris
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Toronto, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 77:695-8. 2013
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Non-accidental caustic ear injury: two cases of profound cochleo-vestibular loss and facial nerve injury
    Nikolaus E Wolter
    University of Toronto, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 76:145-8. 2012
    ..Both patients required blind-end sac closure of the injured ear and one required sural nerve interposition combined with transfer of the masseteric branch of the trigeminal nerve to the ipsilateral facial nerve...
  33. ncbi request reprint Widespread presaccadic recruitment of neck muscles by stimulation of the primate frontal eye fields
    James K Elsley
    Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group in Action and Perception, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 98:1333-54. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Generating Mechanically Stable, Pediatric, and Scaffold-Free Nasal Cartilage Constructs In Vitro
    Pedram Akbari
    1 Program in Developmental and Stem Cell Biology, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Tissue Eng Part C Methods 22:1077-1084. 2016
    ..We propose that this method of cartilage construct formation could be used to obtain readily available human scaffold-free cartilaginous constructs...
  35. ncbi request reprint Distinct Cortical Signatures Associated with Sedation and Respiratory Rate Depression by Morphine in a Pediatric Population
    Gaspard Montandon
    From the Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada S L C, F C, E J P, I N Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada G M, R L H and Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada R L H
    Anesthesiology 125:889-903. 2016
    ..The objectives of this study were to identify the electroencephalogram signatures of sedation and respiratory changes induced by morphine in a pediatric population after elective surgery...
  36. doi request reprint Taking the History and Performing the Physical Examination in a Child with Hearing Loss
    Sharon L Cushing
    Archie s Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X8, Canada Electronic address
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 48:903-12. 2015
    ..History-taking and physical examination in the setting of pediatric hearing loss are straightforward and should include an assessment of motor milestones, balance, and vestibular function. ..
  37. doi request reprint The top 10 considerations in pediatric ossiculoplasty
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 144:486-90. 2011
    ..Routinely and systematically addressing each of these factors prior to and during ossiculoplasty in every pediatric patient will both optimize and contribute to understanding the hearing results achieved...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Sharon L Cushing
    Department of Otolaryngology, Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X5
    Laryngoscope 114:2110-5. 2004
    ..To test the prognostic significance of standard clinicopathologic factors in patients with well-differentiated thyroid carcinoma (WDTC)...