Margaret Skinner

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Speech recognition with the advanced combination encoder and transient emphasis spectral maxima strategies in nucleus 24 recipients
    Laura K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, 63110, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:681-701. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of equivalency in two recordings of monosyllabic words
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:350-66. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of improvements in adults' spoken word recognition six months after cochlear implant activation
    Gitry Heydebrand
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 12:254-64. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a structured group therapy intervention in improving communication and coping skills for adult cochlear implant recipients
    Gitry Heydebrand
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8134, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Audiol 44:272-80. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Vestibular dysfunction after cochlear implantation
    Manuela Fina
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8115, 660 S Euclid Ave St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:234-42; discussion 242. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo estimates of the position of advanced bionics electrode arrays in the human cochlea
    Margaret W Skinner
    Dept of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 N Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 197:2-24. 2007
  7. pmc Use of computed tomography scans for cochlear implants
    Bruce R Whiting
    Electronic Radiology Lab, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, 510 South Kingshighway, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Digit Imaging 21:323-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Audibility and speech perception of children using wide dynamic range compression hearing AIDS
    Lisa S Davidson
    Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Audiol 15:141-53. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between neural response telemetry thresholds, T- and C-levels, and loudness judgments in 12 adult nucleus 24 cochlear implant recipients
    Lisa G Potts
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 28:495-511. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Nucleus 24 advanced encoder conversion study: performance versus preference
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 23:2S-17S. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Speech recognition with the advanced combination encoder and transient emphasis spectral maxima strategies in nucleus 24 recipients
    Laura K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, 63110, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:681-701. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of equivalency in two recordings of monosyllabic words
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:350-66. 2006
    ..Acoustic analysis revealed that decreased performance was most likely due to reduced amplitudes of certain initial and final consonants. The new CNC lists can be used as more difficult test material for clinical research...
  3. ncbi request reprint Cognitive predictors of improvements in adults' spoken word recognition six months after cochlear implant activation
    Gitry Heydebrand
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 12:254-64. 2007
    ..These findings have relevance for research on auditory processing with cochlear implants as well as implications for clinical interventions...
  4. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of a structured group therapy intervention in improving communication and coping skills for adult cochlear implant recipients
    Gitry Heydebrand
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8134, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Audiol 44:272-80. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Vestibular dysfunction after cochlear implantation
    Manuela Fina
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8115, 660 S Euclid Ave St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:234-42; discussion 242. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence, symptom characteristics, and potential risk factors for vestibular symptoms after cochlear implantation...
  6. ncbi request reprint In vivo estimates of the position of advanced bionics electrode arrays in the human cochlea
    Margaret W Skinner
    Dept of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 N Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 197:2-24. 2007
    ..A new technique for determining the position of each electrode in the cochlea is described and applied to spiral computed tomography data from 15 patients implanted with Advanced Bionics HiFocus I, Ij, or Helix arrays...
  7. pmc Use of computed tomography scans for cochlear implants
    Bruce R Whiting
    Electronic Radiology Lab, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, 510 South Kingshighway, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Digit Imaging 21:323-8. 2008
    ..Validation experiments were performed to characterize a new methodology and its imaging performance...
  8. ncbi request reprint Audibility and speech perception of children using wide dynamic range compression hearing AIDS
    Lisa S Davidson
    Central Institute for the Deaf at Washington University, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Audiol 15:141-53. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Relation between neural response telemetry thresholds, T- and C-levels, and loudness judgments in 12 adult nucleus 24 cochlear implant recipients
    Lisa G Potts
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 28:495-511. 2007
    ..The secondary purpose was to determine the relation between NRT thresholds and loudness judgments obtained at the subject's MAP rate (250, 900, 1200, or 1800 pulses per second [pps]) and the NRT stimulus rate (80 pps)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nucleus 24 advanced encoder conversion study: performance versus preference
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 23:2S-17S. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Recognition of speech presented at soft to loud levels by adult cochlear implant recipients of three cochlear implant systems
    Jill B Firszt
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Ear Hear 25:375-87. 2004
    ..e., 60 and/or 50 dB SPL) in cochlear implant candidacy assessment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effect of frequency boundary assignment on vowel recognition with the Nucleus 24 ACE speech coding strategy
    Marios S Fourakis
    Ohio State University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:281-99. 2004
    ..The results suggest that Nucleus 24 recipients should be given an opportunity to compare a MAP that assigns more electrodes in vowel formant regions with the default MAP to determine which provides the most benefit in everyday life...
  13. ncbi request reprint Speech recognition with the nucleus 24 SPEAK, ACE, and CIS speech coding strategies in newly implanted adults
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 23:207-23. 2002
    ....
  14. pmc CT-derived estimation of cochlear morphology and electrode array position in relation to word recognition in Nucleus-22 recipients
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 3:332-50. 2002
    ..Because most patients' scores increased with SPEAK use, it is hypothesized that they accommodated to the shift in frequency of incoming sound to a higher pitch percept with the implant than would normally be perceived acoustically...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of stimulation rate with the Nucleus 24 ACE speech coding strategy
    Laura K Holden
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 23:463-76. 2002
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint An investigation of input level range for the nucleus 24 cochlear implant system: speech perception performance, program preference, and loudness comfort ratings
    Chris J James
    Cooperative Research Center for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, Melbourne, Australia
    Ear Hear 24:157-74. 2003
    ..In this study we evaluated the effects of varying the input range characteristics of the Nucleus 24 cochlear implant system on recognition of vowels, consonants, and sentences in noise and on listening in everyday life...
  17. ncbi request reprint Optimizing cochlear implant speech performance
    Margaret W Skinner
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 191:4-13. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of increased IIDR in the nucleus freedom cochlear implant system
    Laura K Holden
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:777-93. 2007
    ..Ceiling effects may have contributed to non-significant findings for sentences in quiet (50 dB SPL). The Freedom's increased IIDR allows better perception of soft speech and speech in noise...
  19. ncbi request reprint Blind deblurring of spiral CT images
    Ming Jiang
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    IEEE Trans Med Imaging 22:837-45. 2003
    ..Also, the blind deblurring algorithm works well in patient studies. After fully automatic blind deblurring, the conspicuity of the submillimeter features of the cochlea is substantially improved...
  20. ncbi request reprint Blind deblurring of spiral CT images-comparative studies on edge-to-noise ratios
    Ming Jiang
    Department of Information Science, School of Mathematics, Peking University, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Med Phys 29:821-9. 2002
    ..After automatic blind deblurring with the selected ratios, the spatial resolution of CT is substantially refined in all the cases tested...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of frequency boundary assignment on speech recognition with the Nucleus 24 ACE speech coding strategy
    Marios S Fourakis
    Department of Communicative Disorders, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1975 Willow Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:700-17. 2007
    ..e., 1-3). The results suggest that such frequency assignment flexibility should be made clinically available...

Research Grants1

  1. Strategies to Optimize Benefit with a Cochlear Implant
    Jill Firszt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Outcome of this research holds promise for marked improvement in clinical care of cochlear implant recipients. ..