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  1. ncbi A case study of an emerging community-based early hearing detection and intervention program: part I. Parents' compliance
    Jeffrey L Danhauer
    University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Am J Audiol 15:25-32. 2006
  2. ncbi Newborn hearing screening--a silent revolution
    Cynthia C Morton
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2151-64. 2006
  3. pmc Addressing the global neglect of childhood hearing impairment in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e74. 2007
  4. ncbi Screening for handicapping hearing loss in the elderly
    George A Gates
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 7923, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:56-62. 2003
  5. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss in children
    Richard J H Smith
    Molecular Otolaryngology Research Laboratories, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Lancet 365:879-90. 2005
  6. ncbi Current practice, accuracy, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the school entry hearing screen
    J Bamford
    Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-168, iii-iv. 2007
  7. ncbi The universal newborn hearing screening in Brazil: from identification to intervention
    Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:510-5. 2010
  8. ncbi The Gap in Noise test in 11 and 12-year-old children
    Ana Paula Perez
    Fonoaudióloga do Programa de Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Pro Fono 22:7-12. 2010
  9. ncbi Evaluation of hearing in children with autism by using TEOAE and ABR
    Abdullah Tas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Autism 11:73-9. 2007
  10. pmc Neonatal hearing screening: modelling cost and effectiveness of hospital- and community-based screening
    Eva Grill
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:14. 2006

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  1. ncbi A case study of an emerging community-based early hearing detection and intervention program: part I. Parents' compliance
    Jeffrey L Danhauer
    University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Am J Audiol 15:25-32. 2006
    ..Compliance was defined as parents' follow-through with professionals' recommendations and appointments for their infants' hearing health care...
  2. ncbi Newborn hearing screening--a silent revolution
    Cynthia C Morton
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2151-64. 2006
  3. pmc Addressing the global neglect of childhood hearing impairment in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 4:e74. 2007
  4. ncbi Screening for handicapping hearing loss in the elderly
    George A Gates
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195 7923, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:56-62. 2003
    ..To compare 2 screening methods for unrecognized handicapping hearing loss in the elderly...
  5. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss in children
    Richard J H Smith
    Molecular Otolaryngology Research Laboratories, Department of Otolaryngology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Lancet 365:879-90. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi Current practice, accuracy, effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the school entry hearing screen
    J Bamford
    Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, UK
    Health Technol Assess 11:1-168, iii-iv. 2007
    ..To describe and analyse in detail current practice of school entry hearing screening (SES) in the UK...
  7. ncbi The universal newborn hearing screening in Brazil: from identification to intervention
    Maria Cecilia Bevilacqua
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology at the School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:510-5. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi The Gap in Noise test in 11 and 12-year-old children
    Ana Paula Perez
    Fonoaudióloga do Programa de Saúde, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Pro Fono 22:7-12. 2010
    ..gap detection in 11 and 12-year-old children...
  9. ncbi Evaluation of hearing in children with autism by using TEOAE and ABR
    Abdullah Tas
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey
    Autism 11:73-9. 2007
    ..The mean III-V interpeak latencies (IPLs) in both ears of children with autism were longer than those in the control group. Hearing loss may be more common in children with autism than in typically developing children...
  10. pmc Neonatal hearing screening: modelling cost and effectiveness of hospital- and community-based screening
    Eva Grill
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Munich, Germany
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:14. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi Characteristics associated with marginal hearing loss and subjective well-being among a sample of older adults
    M J Scherer
    Institute for Matching Person and Technology, Inc, Webster, NY 14580, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 35:420-6. 1998
    ..It is concluded that marginal degrees of hearing loss in older persons can influence subjective well-being, which suggests the importance of a renewed emphasis on audiological rehabilitation for this population...
  12. ncbi Gaps-in-Noise test: gap detection thresholds in 9-year-old normal-hearing children
    Carolina Finetti Marculino
    Undergraduate Program in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, School of Medicine, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Soc Bras Fonoaudiol 23:364-7. 2011
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  13. ncbi Maternal concern about positive test results in universal newborn hearing screening
    V Weichbold
    Department of Hearing Voice and Speech Disorders, University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    Pediatrics 108:1111-6. 2001
    ..In addition, we checked whether mothers who are informed by an audiologist about the low predictive validity of positive test results in hearing screening are less concerned about a positive result than mothers who are not informed...
  14. ncbi Systemic steroid for chronic otitis media with effusion in children
    Ellen M Mandel
    ENT Research Center, Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Pediatrics 110:1071-80. 2002
    ..The efficacy of 2 weeks versus 4 weeks of amoxicillin with and without steroid was also assessed...
  15. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of neonatal hearing screening program in China: should universal screening be prioritized?
    Li hui Huang
    Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:97. 2012
    ..To provide significant evidence for health policy making in China, this study aims to determine the cost-effectiveness of NHS program implementation in case of eight provinces of China...
  16. ncbi The impact of early identification of permanent childhood hearing impairment on speech and language outcomes
    Hannah Pimperton
    Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Arch Dis Child 97:648-53. 2012
    ..Future research needs to encompass a wider range of outcomes and to assess the impact of UNHS in adolescents and young adults...
  17. ncbi Screening for hearing loss in childhood: issues, evidence and current approaches in the UK
    John Bamford
    Audiology and Deafness Group, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK
    J Med Screen 12:119-24. 2005
    ..Some of the current research efforts to address these are outlined...
  18. ncbi Prospective study of inner ear radiation dose and hearing loss in head-and-neck cancer patients
    Charlie C Pan
    Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:1393-402. 2005
    ..To determine the relationship between the radiation dose to the inner ear and long-term hearing loss...
  19. ncbi Comparison of costs and referral rates of 3 universal newborn hearing screening protocols
    B R Vohr
    Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905-2499, USA
    J Pediatr 139:238-44. 2001
    ..As a result, the total costs of newborn hearing screening and diagnosis are similar among the 3 methods studied...
  20. ncbi [Cost analysis of a universal newborn hearing screening for clinics using the State of Hesse as an example]
    P Bottcher
    Neugeborenen Hörscreening, Hessisches Kindervorsorgezentrum, Universitätsklinikum Frankfurt am Main, Feulgenstr 12, Postfach 100 353, 35333, Giessen
    HNO 57:21-8. 2009
    ..The implementation of a universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) in Germany in 2009 requires a realistic cost calculation for health insurance companies and participating clinics..
  21. ncbi Hearing screening in newborns: systematic review of accuracy, effectiveness, and effects of interventions after screening
    R Wolff
    Department of Medical Biometry and Statistics, University Hospital Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Arch Dis Child 95:130-5. 2010
    ..The authors aimed to evaluate the benefits and harms of universal newborn hearing screening programmes in the detection of hearing impairment...
  22. ncbi Evaluation of auditory perception skills development in profoundly deaf children following cochlear implantation
    - Zakirullah
    Department of ENT, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar, Pakistan
    J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad 20:94-7. 2008
    ..This prospective study was designed to evaluate the development of auditory perception skills and language in children, over a twelve months period, following cochlear implantation...
  23. ncbi Newborn hearing screening vs later hearing screening and developmental outcomes in children with permanent childhood hearing impairment
    Anna M H Korver
    Willem Alexander Children and Youth Center, Department of Social Pediatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands
    JAMA 304:1701-8. 2010
    ..To date, however, no strong evidence exists for universal introduction of newborn hearing screening...
  24. ncbi An analysis of the costs of implementing the National Newborn Hearing Screening Programme in England
    K Uus
    Audiology and Deafness Group, School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Med Screen 13:14-9. 2006
    ..A comparison of costs and outcomes associated with NHSP and IDTS was conducted...
  25. ncbi The need for long-term audiologic follow-up of neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) graduates
    Patricia J Yoon
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Lucile Packard Children s Hospital at Stanford, 725 Welch Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 67:353-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the adequacy of newborn hearing screening in the identification of hearing loss in post-neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) infants...
  26. ncbi Parental suspicion of hearing loss in children with otitis media with effusion
    Phoebe S Y Lo
    Division of Otorhinolaryngology, Department of Surgery and Institute of Human Communicative Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, People s Republic of China
    Eur J Pediatr 165:851-7. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi The accuracy of self-reported hearing loss in older Latino-American adults
    Peter Torre
    School of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences, SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Audiology, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182 1518, USA
    Int J Audiol 45:559-62. 2006
    ..This question can be easily implemented by physicians or other health-care employees to quickly screen for hearing loss...
  28. ncbi Infant hearing screening at immunization clinics in South Africa
    De Wet Swanepoel
    Department of Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1241-9. 2006
    ..The current study, therefore, investigates a hearing screening program implemented at two immunization clinics in a representative South African community...
  29. ncbi Screening for early childhood hearing loss in Nigeria
    B O Olusanya
    Academic Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    J Med Screen 12:115-8. 2005
    ..Newborn hearing screening is therefore a potential early detection strategy for permanent childhood hearing loss in Nigeria...
  30. ncbi Identification of a monogenic locus (jams1) causing juvenile audiogenic seizures in mice
    Hidemi Misawa
    Department of Physiology, University of California at San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143 0444, USA
    J Neurosci 22:10088-93. 2002
    ..3 implicated in a familial form of juvenile febrile convulsions. Cloning the gene for audiogenic seizures in these mice may provide important insight into the fundamental mechanisms for developmentally regulated human epilepsy syndromes...
  31. ncbi The evolution of early hearing detection and intervention programs in the United States
    Karl R White
    National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management NCHAM, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 2880, USA
    Semin Perinatol 34:170-9. 2010
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  32. ncbi Universal newborn hearing screening: summary of evidence
    D C Thompson
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Box 359960, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 286:2000-10. 2001
    ..Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS) has been proposed as a means to speed diagnosis and treatment and thereby improve language outcomes in these children...
  33. ncbi The assessment of hearing organ of school children in Upper Silesia region
    Tatiana Gierek
    The Chair and the Department of Laryngology, Silesian Medical University, 40 027 Katowice, Poland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1644-9. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi Auditory neuropathy: three cases among a group with sensorineural hearing loss
    M D Mohd Khairi
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Health Campus, Kubang Kerian, Kota Bharu 16150, Malaysia
    Singapore Med J 50:e324-5. 2009
    ..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...
  35. pmc Discrimination and identification of azimuth using spectral shape
    DANIEL E SHUB
    Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:3132-41. 2008
    ..The best monaural MAAs were less than 5 degrees. The MAAs were consistent with a theoretical analysis of the HRTFs, which suggests that monaural azimuthal discrimination is related to spectral-shape discrimination...
  36. ncbi External and middle ear status related to evoked otoacoustic emission in neonates
    K W Chang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 119:276-82. 1993
    ..It was hypothesized that vernix caseosa, debris in the ear canal, and middle ear fluid contribute to the OAE fail rate...
  37. ncbi Newborn hearing screening and strategy for early detection of hearing loss in infants
    Janka Jakubíková
    Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Department of Medical Faculty of Commenius University and Children s University Hospital, Limbova 1, 833 40 Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:607-12. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi Trends in age of identification and intervention in infants with hearing loss
    Melody Harrison
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill 27599 7190, USA
    Ear Hear 24:89-95. 2003
    ..This study was designed to identify trends in the age of identification and intervention for infants and young children with hearing loss in light of expanded implementation of newborn hearing screening...
  39. ncbi A pilot project on hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening: lessons learned
    S Z Mukari
    Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:843-51. 2006
    ..This paper reports the performance of a newly implemented hospital-based universal newborn hearing screening programme and the challenges to the effective implementation...
  40. ncbi Hearing again with two ears: recovery of spatial hearing after bilateral cochlear implantation
    Elena Nava
    Centre for Mind Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
    Neuropsychologia 47:928-32. 2009
    ..In addition, they suggest that previous auditory experience can constrain the time course of this recovery...
  41. ncbi Age at diagnosis of deaf babies: a retrospective analysis highlighting the advantage of newborn hearing screening
    A Canale
    Department of Clinical Physiopathology, II Section of ENT, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:1283-9. 2006
    ....
  42. ncbi Contribution of head shadow and pinna cues to chronic monaural sound localization
    Marc M Van Wanrooij
    Department of Medical Physics and Biophysics, University of Nijmegen, 6525 EZ Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 24:4163-71. 2004
    ..Thus, monaural listeners strongly rely on the ambiguous HSE, which may help them to cope with familiar acoustic environments...
  43. pmc Qualitative analysis of parents' experience with early detection of hearing loss
    S A Russ
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 89:353-8. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Increasing knowledge about a screening test: preliminary evaluation of a structured, chart-based, screener presentation
    Holly Baker
    Psychology and Genetics Research Group, King s College London, Thomas Guy House, Guy s Campus, London SE1 9RT, UK
    Patient Educ Couns 52:55-9. 2004
    ..Overall knowledge was high. For women with lower levels of education, the structured presentation resulted in significantly higher levels of knowledge than the standard presentation only...
  45. ncbi The current status of EHDI programs in the United States
    Karl R White
    National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management NCHAM, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322 2880, USA
    Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 9:79-88. 2003
    ..Although substantial progress has been made, many gaps remain with current EHDI programs...
  46. ncbi Evaluating loss to follow-up in newborn hearing screening in Massachusetts
    Chia Ling Liu
    Center for Community Health, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e335-43. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to examine loss to follow-up on the use of diagnostic or intervention services for Massachusetts infants and children screened or diagnosed with hearing loss and risk factors for becoming lost to follow-up...
  47. ncbi Late diagnosis of congenital hearing impairment in children: the parents' experiences and opinions
    M Magnuson
    Department of Education and Psychology, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Patient Educ Couns 41:285-94. 2000
    ..All parents in the present study would have wished to participate in a hearing screening program for new-borns, had the opportunity been present...
  48. ncbi Optic atrophy and sensorineural hearing loss in a family caused by an R445H OPA1 mutation
    Chunmei Li
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 138:208-11. 2005
    ..This understanding will ultimately lead to novel treatments directed toward preventing the visual loss and disability associated with this inherited disease...
  49. ncbi [Universal newborn hearing screening (UNHS): is it possible to successfully implement it nationwide?]
    I Brockow
    Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit, Oberschleißheim
    Gesundheitswesen 73:477-82. 2011
    ..2 years after its introduction in Bavaria, we now evaluate whether the UNHS has been implemented successfully,and if the quality criteria of the guidelines have been met...
  50. ncbi Interdisciplinary approach to design, performance, and quality management in a multicenter newborn hearing screening project. Discussion of the results of newborn hearing screening in Hamburg (part II)
    Anna Katharina Rohlfs
    Department of Voice, Speech, and Hearing Disorders, University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrase 52, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1453-63. 2010
    ..But the implementation of a newborn hearing screening only makes sense if there exists an efficient tracking system. Sad to say, we are still a long way from the implementation of such a tracking system...
  51. ncbi Bilateral sensorineural hearing disorders in children: etiology of deafness and evaluation of hearing tests
    C Walch
    ENT Hospital, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 20, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 53:31-8. 2000
    The purpose of this study was to determine the etiology of bilateral sensorineural hearing disorders in children and to evaluate the performed hearing tests by comparison of the results of the objective and subjective tests.
  52. ncbi Autism and hearing loss
    U Rosenhall
    Department of Audiology, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Autism Dev Disord 29:349-57. 1999
    ....
  53. ncbi Highlights of the new WHO Report on Newborn and Infant Hearing Screening and implications for developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Community Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 75:745-8. 2011
    ..However, any effort in this direction must be backed by greater professional engagement, appropriate national policies and strong involvement of WHO regional offices in developing countries...
  54. ncbi Mutations in the connexin 26 gene (GJB2) among Ashkenazi Jews with nonsyndromic recessive deafness
    R J Morell
    Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    N Engl J Med 339:1500-5. 1998
    ..We assessed the contribution of mutations in GJB2 to the prevalence of the condition among Ashkenazi Jews...
  55. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors of hearing impairment among primary-school children in Shebin El-kom District, Egypt
    Azza A Taha
    Menoufia University, Shebin El Kom, Egypt
    Am J Audiol 19:46-60. 2010
    ..This study examined the feasibility of screening hearing loss in rural and urban schools in Egypt, and investigated the prevalence and causes of hearing impairment (HI) in Egyptian primary-school students...
  56. ncbi Universal hearing screening
    P Nagapoornima
    St John s Medical College Hospital, Bangalore, India
    Indian J Pediatr 74:545-9. 2007
    ..To determine the weighted incidence of hearing impairment in a standardized population of at risk and not at risk neonates seeking care at a tertiary level hospital in India...
  57. ncbi Bilateral or unilateral cochlear implantation for deaf children: an observational study
    R E S Lovett
    Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Arch Dis Child 95:107-12. 2010
    ....
  58. ncbi Effectiveness of population-based newborn hearing screening in England: ages of interventions and profile of cases
    Kai Uus
    Audiology and Deafness Research Group, School of Psychological Sciences, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Pediatrics 117:e887-93. 2006
    ....
  59. ncbi Newborns at risk of sensorineural hearing loss in low-income countries
    B O Olusanya
    Unit of Audiological Medicine, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, University College London, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 94:227-30. 2009
    ..To identify factors placing newborns at risk of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) in hospital settings and evaluate their usefulness for targeted screening where resources for universal newborn hearing screening are limited...
  60. pmc The cost-effectiveness of universal newborn screening for bilateral permanent congenital hearing impairment: systematic review
    Stephen Colgan
    Deakin Health Economics, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia
    Acad Pediatr 12:171-80. 2012
    ..We conducted a formal systematic review of studies of newborn hearing screening that considered both costs and outcomes to produce a summary of the available evidence and to determine whether there was a need for further research...
  61. pmc Progress towards early detection services for infants with hearing loss in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Institute of Child Health and Primary Care, College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:14. 2007
    ..This article investigates the initiatives and progress towards early detection of infants with hearing loss in developing countries against the backdrop of the dearth of epidemiological data from this region...
  62. pmc Developmental outcomes after early or delayed insertion of tympanostomy tubes
    Jack L Paradise
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:576-86. 2005
    ..However, the effect on the outcomes of school-age children is unknown...
  63. ncbi Neural and receptor cochlear potentials obtained by transtympanic electrocochleography in auditory neuropathy
    Rosamaria Santarelli
    Department of Medical and Surgical Specialities, Service of Audiology and Phoniatrics, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, I 35128 Padua, Italy
    Clin Neurophysiol 119:1028-41. 2008
    ..Transtympanic electrocochleography (ECochG) was recorded bilaterally in children and adults with auditory neuropathy (AN) to evaluate receptor and neural generators...
  64. ncbi Newborn hearing screening in Hong Kong
    B C C Lam
    Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    Hong Kong Med J 12:212-8. 2006
    ....
  65. ncbi Follow-up after newborn and infant hearing screening
    Jian Guo Tang
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital, Medical School of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, People s Republic of China
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:810-3. 2006
  66. ncbi Incorporating vision and hearing tests into aged care assessment: methods and the pilot study
    Jeanette Jee
    School of Applied Vision Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 11:427-36. 2004
    ..assessment center at Westmead Hospital, Sydney, who were randomly allocated to one of four groups: vision and hearing tests, vision tests only, hearing tests only, or neither...
  67. ncbi Diagnostics of the cochlear amplifier by means of distortion product otoacoustic emissions
    Thomas Janssen
    Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Deutschland
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 68:334-9. 2006
    ..Extrapolated DPOAE I/O functions provide a tool for a fast automated frequency-specific and quantitative evaluation of hearing loss...
  68. ncbi Correlation of hearing screening with developmental outcomes in infants over a 2-year period
    Charlotte Chiong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, College of Medicine Philippine General Hospital, Philippine National Ear Institute, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:384-8. 2007
    ..Evoked otoacoustic emission (OAE) and auditory brainstem response (ABR) results for hearing screening among infants have good concordance. However, good correlation with the Griffiths Developmental Scales remains to be desired...
  69. ncbi Early hearing screening, detection and intervention (EHDI) in Rhode Island
    Betty Vohr
    Rhode Island Department of Health, USA
    Med Health R I 85:369-72. 2002
    ..Currently, professionals and parents are working collaboratively to refine and develop a seamless and effective system for screening, detection, intervention, and education in Rhode Island...
  70. ncbi Readiness of paediatric audiology services for newborn hearing screening: findings and implications from the programme in England
    Kai Uus
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Int J Audiol 44:712-20. 2005
    ..The study has implications for paediatric audiology services that are yet to start NHSP in the UK, as well as for services and professionals in other countries...
  71. ncbi Universal newborn hearing screening: a 27-month experience in the French region of Champagne-Ardenne
    Marianne Leveque
    Department of Otolaryngology and ENT Surgery, Robert Debre Hospital, Reims, France
    Acta Paediatr 96:1150-4. 2007
    ..This article reports the creation of a Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) program in a French region, Champagne-Ardenne, and the results of its first 27 months...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of universal newborn hearing screening in Japan: an analysis of the literature
    Suguru Okubo
    School of Health Sciences and Nursing, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7 3 1 Hongo Bunkyo ku Tokyo 113 0033, Japan
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 52:928-33. 2005
    ..In Japan, approximately 27,000 neonates (2.5% of newborn) are screened annually through public-funded programs. While foreign literature highlights the need for assessment, in Japan this has hitherto not been evaluated in detail...
  73. ncbi Comparison of hearing screening programs between one step with transient evoked otoacoustic emissions (TEOAE) and two steps with TEOAE and automated auditory brainstem response
    Hung Ching Lin
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hearing and Speech Center, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Laryngoscope 115:1957-62. 2005
    ..We investigated their differences in referral rate, the accurate identification rate of congenital hearing loss (HL), and cost effectiveness...
  74. ncbi Immune deficiency and hearing loss in CHARGE Association
    Demetrios S Theodoropoulos
    Pediatrics 111:711-2; author reply 711-2. 2003
  75. ncbi [Early detection and intervention of hearing impairment in Cuba: outcome after 20 years]
    M C Perez-Abalo
    Centro de Neurociencias de Cuba CNC, Cubanacan, Playa La Habana, Cuba
    Rev Neurol 41:556-63. 2005
    ..Therefore many countries worldwide have become aware of the need for hearing screening programs. The optimal protocols depending on the local conditions of health care as well as the availability of technological and human resources...
  76. ncbi [Early detection of hearing impairment in newborns using automatic otoacoustic emission in Virovitica County Hospital Maternity Ward]
    Jadranko Segregur
    Odjel za zenske bolesti i porodnistvo Opće bolnice Virovitica
    Lijec Vjesn 130:55-7. 2008
    ..To investigate the prevalence of hearing impairment in newborns and its successful early detection using automatic otoacoustic emission (A-OAE)...
  77. ncbi Sensitivity and specificity of portable transient otoacoustic emission (TEOAE) in newborn hearing screening
    A Abdullah
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Faculty, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Yaakub Latif, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur
    Med J Malaysia 60:21-7. 2005
    ..This study showed that TEOAE is a very sensitive but moderately specific screening tool...
  78. ncbi Principal component analysis as a method to facilitate fast detection of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions
    Paolo Ravazzani
    Istituto di Ingegneria Biomedica CNR, Piazza Leonardo da Vinca 32, 20133 Milan, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:249-52. 2003
    ..Results of the application of this approach in comparison with responses recorded from the same subjects with the classical technique will be shown...
  79. ncbi Gender differences among newborns on a transient otoacoustic emissions test for hearing
    J W Cassidy
    Louisiana State University, USA
    J Music Ther 38:28-35. 2001
    ..6 kHz, most sensitive hearing recorded at 3.2 kHz). A significant two-way interaction indicated that differences in hearing sensitivity between genders increased as the frequency increased...
  80. ncbi [Screening project of identification of hearing deficits in newborns]
    Troels Reinholdt Møller
    Arhus Universitetshospital, Arhus Sygehus, Audiologisk afdeling, Arhus C
    Ugeskr Laeger 169:900-3. 2007
    ..During the first year of screening, 6154 children have been tested and 12 newborns with hearing deficits have been identified...
  81. ncbi Hearing loss in congenital toxoplasmosis detected by newborn screening
    Gláucia Manzan Queiroz de Andrade
    Depto Pediatria, FM, UFMG, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 74:21-8. 2008
    ..Congenital toxoplasmosis may cause sensorineural deficit in up to 20% of the patients and proper treatment in the first year improves prognosis. In Brazil, this infections impact on hearing impairment is unknown...
  82. ncbi [Hearing screening with evoked otoacoustic emission in the neonatal period are logistically and economically feasible]
    J Diez-Delgado Rubio
    Unidad Neonatal Servicio de Pediatría Complejo Hospitalario Torrecárdenas Almería España
    An Esp Pediatr 57:157-62. 2002
    ..To design, carry out and assess a protocol for the early diagnosis of hearing loss based on the detection of evoked otoacoustic emissions (EOAE) in the neonatal period...
  83. ncbi Newborn hearing screening project using transient evoked otoacoustic emissions: Western Sicily experience
    F Martines
    Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Mediche e Medicina Legale, Sezione di Audiologia, Italy
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:107-12. 2007
    ....
  84. pmc Six year effectiveness of a population based two tier infant hearing screening programme
    S A Russ
    Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Dis Child 86:245-50. 2002
    ....
  85. ncbi Cost savings from universal newborn hearing screening
    Scott D Grosse
    Pediatrics 118:844-5; author reply 845-6. 2006
  86. ncbi Effects of bone oscillator coupling method, placement location, and occlusion on bone-conduction auditory steady-state responses in infants
    Susan A Small
    School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ear Hear 28:83-98. 2007
    ....
  87. ncbi Pilot study of universal newborn hearing screening in Japan: district-based screening program in Okayama
    Kunihiro Fukushima
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Okayama University Postgraduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Science, Japan
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 117:166-71. 2008
    ..Nearly 50,000 infants have been screened to date, and an observational study and more than 2 years of follow-up of this population are described in this report...
  88. ncbi Contemporary issues in audiology: a hearing scientist's perspective
    David J Parker
    Human Communication and Deafness Group, University of Manchester, UK
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 37:367-79. 2002
    ..The aim is to provide state-of-the-art information to those working with children and adults with communication disorders, particularly speech and language therapists...
  89. ncbi [Recent advances in childhood deafness]
    E N Garabedian
    Arch Pediatr 9:107-9. 2002
  90. ncbi [Early diagnosis of deafness and severe hearing loss]
    Hans H Elverland
    Øre nese halsavdelingen Universitetssykehuset Nord Norge 9038 Tromsø
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2194-7. 2002
    ..Universal neonatal hearing screening can now be done by practical application of hearing physiology and automated techniques for registration of otoacoustic emissions and auditory brainstem responses...
  91. pmc Low prevalence of hearing impairment among very low birthweight infants as detected by universal neonatal hearing screening
    D Ari-Even Roth
    Speech and Hearing Center, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel 52621
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 91:F257-62. 2006
    ....
  92. ncbi Evaluation of low-frequency biasing as a diagnostic tool in Menière patients
    Nanda J Hof-Duin
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Faculty of Medicine of University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Hear Res 231:84-9. 2007
    ..An explanation could be that with increasing hearing loss the gain of the cochlear amplifier decreases, leading to smaller modulation depths...
  93. ncbi Tone-evoked ABR in full-term and preterm neonates with normal hearing
    Flávia Martins Ribeiro
    Hospital Sao Luiz, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Int J Audiol 47:21-9. 2008
    ..Preterm neonates' ABRs showed significantly longer latencies than those of the full-term infants. Tone-ABR evaluation was found to be both feasible and reliable as a measure of auditory function in neonates...
  94. ncbi Universal newborn hearing screening: a question of evidence
    A Durieux-Smith
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Audiol 47:1-10. 2008
    ..It is argued that early access to hearing should be the desired primary outcome of NHS. The numerous studies demonstrating improved ages of diagnosis resulting from NHS programs constitute adequate evidence to support these initiatives...
  95. ncbi A comparison of transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions and automated auditory brainstem responses for pre-discharge neonatal hearing screening
    Paul Clarke
    Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Hope Hospital, Salford, UK
    Int J Audiol 42:443-7. 2003
    ..At our institution, one-step screening resulted in a lower referral rate compared with a two-step approach. The performance of aABR screening may be affected by prior TEOAE screening...
  96. ncbi Universal newborn hearing screening: are we achieving the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) objectives?
    James L Connolly
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:232-6. 2005
    ....
  97. ncbi Neonatal hearing screening model: an Italian regional experience
    M G Calevo
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics Service, G Gaslini Institute, Genoa, Italy
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 20:441-8. 2007
    ..To produce a model for routine centralized hearing screening including all aspects of the screening, from diagnosis to psychological counseling and early rehabilitation...
  98. ncbi Neonatal hearing screening: a combined click evoked and tone burst otoacoustic emission approach
    Vicky W Zhang
    Centre for Communication Disorders, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:351-60. 2008
    ..This study evaluated an alternative transient evoked otoacoustic emissions method for screening hearing in newborn babies that may reduce the referral rate of initial screening...
  99. ncbi Universal Newborn Hearing Screening introduced to NICU infants in Canterbury Province, New Zealand
    Mark Flynn
    University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    N Z Med J 117:U1183. 2004
    ....
  100. ncbi [Diagnostics of the cochlear amplifier by means of DPOAE growth functions]
    T Janssen
    Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik der Technischen Universität München
    HNO 53:121-33. 2005
    ..However, DPOAE diagnostics is limited to a hearing loss of 50 dB HL. Thus, a combined measurement of DPOAE and AMFR would be useful...
  101. ncbi [About the BOEL test]
    Elisabeth Faber
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3624; author reply 3624. 2004

Research Grants62

  1. The Experience of Hearing Impairment
    Margaret Wallhagen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Furlow Palatoplasty with Tensor Tenopexy for Otitis Media
    Joseph E Losee; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..tympanometry) will be done at regular intervals and at the 3-year endpoint with inclusion of ETF and hearing tests. Primary outcomes include ETF and the incidences and prevalences of OME and hearing loss after palatoplasty ..
  3. Peripheral Auditory System Function in Humans: Continuum of Maturation and Aging
    Carolina Abdala; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in the pediatric population will help specify which cochlear regions are evaluated during routine DPOAE hearing tests and, thus, have the potential to increase accuracy of hearing diagnoses in children...
  4. Anatomical and Functional Properties of Auditory Nerve Synapses
    MARIA EULALIA RUBIO; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To achieve these goals, we will combine hearing tests (auditory brainstem responses, ABRs) to analyze the ability of the brainstem to respond to sound stimuli in ..
  5. Automated Hearing Tests
    ROBERT H contact MARGOLIS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Incorporated to develop hearing testing products that will increase access, efficiency, and accuracy of hearing tests. The methods are based on behavioral science and statistical validation to provide automated tests of hearing ..
  6. Telephone screening test for hearing using three-digit sequences in noise.
    Charles Watson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..validate a telephone-based screening test for impaired hearing, modeled after the highly successful National Hearing Tests currently in use in the Netherlands and the United Kingdom...
  7. Role of Spiral Ligament Fibrocytes in Inner Ear Inflammation
    Sung K Moon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..because ultrahigh-frequency SNHL and transient hearing threshold shifts are hard to detect with routine hearing tests. However, it is not well known which type of inner ear cells involved in inner ear inflammation by recognizing ..
  8. New APEX diagnostic for hereditary sensorineural hearing loss
    Phyllis Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..analysis may diminish the need for expensive and invasive testing or deep sedation required to perform hearing tests in young children...
  9. Noise, Solvents, and Hearing Loss
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This data set contains both detailed exposure information regarding noise and solvents as well as hearing tests on employees in U.S. Alcoa facilities...
  10. Automated Method for Measurement of Hearing Sensitivity
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2001
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Every year millions of hearing tests are conducted in the U.S...
  11. A Telephone Screening Test of Cognitive Function
    Valerie Crooks; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..sample of 300 individuals who will take the new instrument and a battery of standard neuropsychological and hearing tests to validate the new instrument...
  12. Development of a School-Based Hearing Conservation Prog*
    GREGORY FLAMME; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The fourth grade program will include hearing tests and an educational program designed to provide knowledge about auditory anatomy and physiology, knowledge ..
  13. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  14. Presbycusis: Biomedical Risk Factors
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. 2008 Conference on Cell Replacement in the Inner Ear
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This interchange should invigorate and focus research in inner ear hearing regeneration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  17. Barany Society XXII Regular Meeting, Seattle, WA USA
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e., hair cell regeneration vs. development of a vestibular prosthesis. Younger scientists will have the opportunity to present their own work in either the platform or poster session. ..
  18. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Fellowships will be available for attendees with a demonstrated commitment to clinical research as evidenced by a preliminary research project and letters of support in their applications. ..
  19. PERCEPTUAL COHERENCE IN LISTENERS WITH HEARING LOSS
    Andrea Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results may improve our understanding of why hearing-impaired listeners have difficulty perceiving speech in degraded listening environments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Considerations of covariates in biomarker studies
    Margaret S Pepe; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Programs written in Stata will be made available through the Stata archive, the EDRN and through a 'Diagnostics and Biomarkers Statistical Center'web site. ..
  21. EARLY OTITIS AND LITERACY AND ATTENTION AT 9 TO 11 YEARS
    JACK PARADISE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Automated Test of Word Recognition - Phase II
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A pilot study will test the method on a Spanish-language speech-recognition test. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. DISCRIMINATING SLI AND APD IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN
    Carol Miller; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will form the foundation for further research employing larger, more stringently selected samples and both behavioral and electrophysiological measures. ..
  24. Development of Improved Earphone for Hearing Testing
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..project, an earphone will be developed that 1) minimizes the occlusion effect permitting pure tone and speech hearing tests to be conducted with a single transducer arrangement and facilitating automated test methods; 2) increases ..
  25. Perception of Sources of Environmental Sounds
    Valeriy Shafiro; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings of the study will be relevant to cochlear implant design, and will provide an empirical basis for a theory of environmental sound perception. ..
  26. Complex Sound Processing in the Human Temporal Lobe
    Dana Boatman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Clinical implications include elucidating the relationship between temporal lobe representations of complex sound processing and individual auditory processing abilities. ..
  27. Assessment of right hemisphere auditory speech function
    Dana Boatman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Completion of this initial research project will provide the basis for future investigations. ..
  28. Assessing Auditory Capacity in Hearing-Impaired Children
    Laurie Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will be analyzed to explain and model auditory perceptual development in terms of multiple contributing variables and their interactions. ..
  29. Hinxton Retreat Workshop on Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type II
    Richard Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. LOCALIZATION OF SOUND BY HUMAN LISTENERS
    William Hartmann; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..at the top of each printed page and each continuation page. RESEARCH GRANT TABLE OF CONTENTS Page Numbers Face Page 1 Description, ..
  31. Advanced DSP-Based Hearing Simulator
    Rafael Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is expected to impact public health by improving the quality of services provided by medical personnel using audiometric equipment. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  32. ACOUSTIC RESPONSES OF THE HUMAN COCHLEA AND MIDDLE EAR
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  33. Auditory training and neural plasticity in older adults
    Kelly Tremblay; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Because the largest proportion of the population with communication disorders is elderly, it is important to determine if older adults can benefit from auditory training, or, if age limits the capacity for neural and perceptual change. ..
  34. Hinxton Conference of Excellence - Dense Deposit Disease: Therapeutic Options
    Richard Smith; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will also publish the proceedings of this meeting and hope this publication will foster continued interest in developing DDD-specific therapies to treat patients with this disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. TREATMENT OF AGITATION IN THE NURSING HOME
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..PHS 398 (Rev. 05/01) Page 2 Principal Investigator/Program Director (Last, first, middle): Cohen-Mansfield, Jiska ..
  36. Optimized Conditioned Processing for Cochlear Implants
    Jay T Rubinstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In unilateral implantees, this work has already demonstrated substantial benefit in a limited number of subjects;it is our goal to deliver these benefits to the broader population of implant recipients. ..
  37. Developing techniques for studying tinnitus in animals
    Henry Heffner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Knowing the pitch of an animal's tinnitus is necessary to distinguish between physiological changes due to hearing loss from those due to tinnitus. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. OTOREFLECTANCE ASSESSMENT OF MIDDLE-EAR FUNCTIONING
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Outcomes from Phase II will evaluate whether OR is more accurate than conventional tests to screen and diagnose middle-ear dysfunction in clinical applications of important societal concern. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Reverberation and Masking Interactions with Cochlear Im*
    SARAH POISSANT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work will ultimately aid in developing habilitative strategies that can improve function within these environments and relieve some of the burden of profound deafness on Cl users in their everyday lives. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  40. Molecular Development of the Endolymphatic Duct and Sac
    Daniel Choo; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Significantly, this proposal includes challenging but achievable goals that will provide important knowledge to the field of inner ear development. ..
  41. CREATION OF A DNA REPOSITORY TO IDENTIFY DEAFNESS GENES
    Walter Nance; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  42. OTIC PROBE FOR NEUROCOCHLEAR INTRAOPERATIVE MONITORING
    Rafael Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. Aging and susceptibility to hearing loss in zebrafish
    Michael Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To fulfill these goals, zebrafish will be exposed to specific sound exposures at various ages, and then pathology of the inner ear (via SEM) and hearing thresholds (via auditory brainstem response) will be examined. ..
  44. GENETICS OF A NEW MOUSE MODEL FOR DEAFNESS
    Qing Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Aim 2. Construct a physical contig of YACS and BACS clones across the minimal genetic region. Aim 3. Fully characterize the development and pathology of inner ears from hml/hml mice compared with hml/+ and +/+ controls. ..
  45. Quality of Life Conference in Head & Neck Cancer
    Bevan Yueh; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. BAEP SCREENING OF NEONATES
    MICHAEL CHURCH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This proposal will address these issues as well. Potentially confounding variables will be gathered and their influence assessed and statistically controlled. Appropriate clinical interventions for mother and infant will be made. ..
  47. Studies of cochlear mechanics: otoacoustic emissions
    Tianying Ren; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  48. Middle Ear Epithelial Response to Cytokine Stimulation
    Joseph Kerschner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  49. Multi-microphone long probe for OAE acquisition
    Rafael Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The optimal probe designed will be implemented along with the optimal noise cancellation algorithm and tested in a comprehensive clinical study incorporating the pressurization capabilities of the probe. ..
  50. Fast Audiogram Determination Using ASSRs
    Rafael Delgado; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A large-scale clinical trial will be conducted during the second year of Phase II involving three major testing sites. ..
  51. ENGAGEMENT OF PERSONS WITH DEMENTIA
    Jiska Cohen Mansfield; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In that way, it presents an exciting prospect for improving the quality of life in demented persons, thereby reducing their caregivers' burden. ..
  52. Hearing Loss and the Utility of Speech Information
    Benjamin Hornsby; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  53. Otosclerosis-A Molecular Genetic Study
    Richard Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  54. Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Workshop
    Richard Smith; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  55. Allocating attention to complex auditory stimuli
    Frederick Gallun; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By again employing the dual-task, the attentional resources used by hearing-impaired listeners will be compared with those used by normal-hearing listeners in the same tasks. ..
  56. PHYSIOLOGICAL BASES OF OTOTRAUMATIC INSULT
    Glen Martin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The third hypothesis tests whether susceptibility to hearing loss or the prevention from it is associated with specific molecules in the cochlea. ..
  57. DPOAE PHENOTYPING OF COCHLEAR FUNCTION
    Glen Martin; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The resulting data will be made widely available on the internet in the form of databases and the relevant training manuals. ..
  58. Transcriptome and Proteome Analysis of Mouse Inner Ears
    Qing Zheng; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Genes, proteins and their molecular pathways identified in this proposed research are potential targets of drug therapies for hearing loss that affects more than 28 million Americans. ..
  59. GENETIC STUDIES OF NONSYNDROMIC DEAFNESS
    Walter Nance; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, blood spots from all available students at the School for the Deaf in Ulaanbaatar will be screened for the mitochondrial mutation that is associated with sensitivity to streptomycin. ..