pure tone audiometry

Summary

Summary: Measurement of hearing based on the use of pure tones of various frequencies and intensities as auditory stimuli.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A middle ear implant, the Symphonix Vibrant Soundbridge: retrospective study of the first 125 patients implanted in France
    Olivier Sterkers
    Hôpital Beaujon AP HP, INSERM EMI U0112, Faculte Xavier Bichat, Universite Paris, Clichy, France
    Otol Neurotol 24:427-36. 2003
  2. ncbi Volterra Slice otoacoustic emissions recorded using maximum length sequences from patients with sensorineural hearing loss
    Jessica de Boer
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton Outstation, Brintons Terrace Mailpoint OAU, Southampton SO14 0YG, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 219:121-36. 2006
  3. ncbi Hearing loss in Turner syndrome
    Noriko Morimoto
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pediatr 149:697-701. 2006
  4. ncbi Pure tone audiometry in children
    Yusuf Kemal Kemaloglu
    Department of ENT HNS, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:209-14. 2005
  5. ncbi Congenital middle ear cholesteatomas in children: our experience in 34 cases
    Vincent Darrouzet
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital of Bordeaux, France
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:34-40. 2002
  6. pmc Progressive auditory neuropathy in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
    B Ceranic
    Department of Neuro otology, Box 127, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1 3BG, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:626-30. 2004
  7. ncbi Benefits of amplification for speech recognition in background noise
    Christopher W Turner
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1675-80. 2002
  8. ncbi Aided perception of /s/ and /z/ by hearing-impaired children
    Patricia G Stelmachowicz
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    Ear Hear 23:316-24. 2002
  9. ncbi Preliminary results with the AVR ImpaCt frequency-transposing hearing aid
    H J McDermott
    Co-operative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation and the Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 12:121-7. 2001
  10. ncbi The effect of speech presentation level on measurement of auditory acclimatization to amplified speech
    Kevin J Munro
    Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:484-95. 2003

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  1. ncbi A middle ear implant, the Symphonix Vibrant Soundbridge: retrospective study of the first 125 patients implanted in France
    Olivier Sterkers
    Hôpital Beaujon AP HP, INSERM EMI U0112, Faculte Xavier Bichat, Universite Paris, Clichy, France
    Otol Neurotol 24:427-36. 2003
    ..A retrospective study was performed to assess the overall level of satisfaction of implanted patients and to investigate the potential determinants of postoperative success...
  2. ncbi Volterra Slice otoacoustic emissions recorded using maximum length sequences from patients with sensorineural hearing loss
    Jessica de Boer
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Royal South Hants Hospital, Southampton Outstation, Brintons Terrace Mailpoint OAU, Southampton SO14 0YG, Hampshire, United Kingdom
    Hear Res 219:121-36. 2006
    ..The findings suggest that VS OAEs may provide a better diagnostic and monitoring tool for hearing loss at high frequencies than the conventional DNL CEOAE...
  3. ncbi Hearing loss in Turner syndrome
    Noriko Morimoto
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Center for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan
    J Pediatr 149:697-701. 2006
    ..To address the characteristics of hearing loss in patients with Turner syndrome (TS), we evaluated hearing levels of patients with TS and analyzed causative factors...
  4. ncbi Pure tone audiometry in children
    Yusuf Kemal Kemaloglu
    Department of ENT HNS, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:209-14. 2005
    Our purpose was to evaluate performance of the children on pure tone audiometry (PTA), and role of age, concentration level (CL) and otitis media with effusion (OME) in testing process.
  5. ncbi Congenital middle ear cholesteatomas in children: our experience in 34 cases
    Vincent Darrouzet
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital of Bordeaux, France
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 126:34-40. 2002
    ..To evaluate clinical data, extensions, residual disease rate, and functional results in cases of congenital cholesteatoma in pediatric patients compared with cases of acquired forms...
  6. pmc Progressive auditory neuropathy in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy
    B Ceranic
    Department of Neuro otology, Box 127, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square, London WC1 3BG, UK
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:626-30. 2004
    ..To investigate auditory neural involvement in patients with Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON)...
  7. ncbi Benefits of amplification for speech recognition in background noise
    Christopher W Turner
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1675-80. 2002
    ....
  8. ncbi Aided perception of /s/ and /z/ by hearing-impaired children
    Patricia G Stelmachowicz
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    Ear Hear 23:316-24. 2002
    ..The overall goal of this study was to determine the accuracy with which hearing-impaired children can detect the inflectional morphemes /s/ and /z/ when listening to speech through hearing aids...
  9. ncbi Preliminary results with the AVR ImpaCt frequency-transposing hearing aid
    H J McDermott
    Co-operative Research Centre for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation and the Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 12:121-7. 2001
    ..In that test, the ImpaCt aids were programmed to attenuate parts of the noise. The decreased sentence recognition may have resulted from this program, which effectively reduced the bandwidth of the ImpaCt aids...
  10. ncbi The effect of speech presentation level on measurement of auditory acclimatization to amplified speech
    Kevin J Munro
    Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:484-95. 2003
    ..The results confirm the presence of acclimatization. In addition, the results show that acclimatization is evident at the higher presentation levels but not at the lowest...
  11. ncbi Effect of stimulus bandwidth on the perception of /s/ in normal- and hearing-impaired children and adults
    P G Stelmachowicz
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:2183-90. 2001
    ..For the male talker, optimum performance was reached at a bandwidth of approximately 4-5 kHz, whereas optimum performance for the female and child talkers did not occur until a bandwidth of 9 kHz...
  12. ncbi Using transposition to improve consonant discrimination and detection for listeners with severe high-frequency hearing loss
    Joanna D Robinson
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 46:293-308. 2007
    ..The perception of affricates was consistently improved. Averaged across subjects, the detection of word-final 's' and 'z' was significantly improved, with five subjects improving significantly individually...
  13. ncbi Linear and nonlinear hearing aid fittings--2. Patterns of candidature
    Stuart Gatehouse
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
    Int J Audiol 45:153-71. 2006
    ..Patterns of candidature include measures beyond auditory function in the domains of cognitive capacity and auditory ecology...
  14. ncbi Tonotopic organization and parcellation of auditory cortex in the FM-bat Carollia perspicillata
    K H Esser
    Abteilung Neurobiologie, Universitat Ulm, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 11:3669-82. 1999
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  15. ncbi Frequency-compression outcomes in listeners with steeply sloping audiograms
    Andrea Simpson
    Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Audiol 45:619-29. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the experimental frequency-compression scheme provided only limited benefit to these listeners with steeply sloping hearing losses...
  16. ncbi Chloroquine gestational use in systemic lupus erythematosus: assessing the risk of child ototoxicity by pure tone audiometry
    E F Borba
    Rheumatology Division, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Lupus 13:223-7. 2004
    ..b>Pure tone audiometry was performed in all children and high and low frequency threshold means were compared to evaluate the ..
  17. ncbi Effects of stimulus level on the speech perception abilities of children using cochlear implants or digital hearing aids
    Lisa S Davidson
    Central Institute for the Deaf, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 27:493-507. 2006
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  18. ncbi Characteristics of hearing loss in HDR (hypoparathyroidism, sensorineural deafness, renal dysplasia) syndrome
    Marjolein A J van Looij
    Department of ENT, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Audiol Neurootol 11:373-9. 2006
    ..b>Pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, speech in noise, auditory brainstem responses and transiently evoked otoacoustic ..
  19. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss in Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome
    Frank G Ondrey
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1873-6. 2006
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  20. ncbi Acoustic analysis of speech through a hearing aid: perceptual effects of changes with two-channel compression
    Louise Hickson
    Communication Disability in Ageing Research Unit, Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Queensland, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 14:414-26. 2003
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  21. ncbi Behavioral audiometry: protocols for measuring hearing thresholds in babies aged 4-18 months
    Monique Delaroche
    Pediatric Audiology Unit, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 68:1233-43. 2004
    ..This paper provides the first report in English of original behavioral audiometry protocols for measuring hearing thresholds in very young children, including the multiply handicapped...
  22. ncbi Combined electroacoustic stimulation in conventional candidates for cochlear implantation
    Chris J James
    CHU Purpan, Toulouse, France
    Audiol Neurootol 11:57-62. 2006
    ..To report on combined ipsilateral electrical and acoustic stimulation in a subset of conventional candidates for cochlear implantation where preoperative pure tone thresholds were </=60 dB HL for 250 and 500 Hz...
  23. pmc Audiological evaluation of affected members from a Dutch DFNA8/12 (TECTA) family
    Rutger F Plantinga
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 8:1-7. 2007
    ..As most test results reflect those found in middle-ear conductive loss in both families, the sensorineural hearing impairment may be characterized as a cochlear conductive hearing impairment...
  24. ncbi Frequency-modulation (FM) technology as a method for improving speech perception in noise for individuals with multiple sclerosis
    M Samantha Lewis
    VA National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland VAMC, Portland, Oregon 97239, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:605-16. 2006
    ..Test results revealed significant differences between the unaided and aided conditions at several signal-to-noise ratios...
  25. ncbi Cochlear function in facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
    Dimitrios G Balatsouras
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tzanion General Hospital, Piraeus, Greece
    Otol Neurotol 28:7-10. 2007
    ..Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) is commonly associated with high-frequency hearing impairment. Our objective was to evaluate a group of normally hearing patients with FSHD using otoacoustic emissions...
  26. ncbi Temporal bone results and hearing preservation with a new straight electrode
    Thomas Lenarz
    Department of Otolaryngology, Medical University of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Audiol Neurootol 11:34-41. 2006
    ..These results are very encouraging towards a concept of reliable hearing preservation with cochlear implantation...
  27. ncbi Otolaryngological manifestations of cleidocranial dysplasia, concentrating on audiological findings
    Ann Marie B Visosky
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1508-14. 2003
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the auditory function and head and neck manifestations of patients with cleidocranial dysplasia...
  28. ncbi Evaluation of hearing and cochlear function by DPOAE and audiometric tests in patients with ankylosing spondilitis
    Muharrem Dagli
    Otolaryngology Department, Ankara Numune Research and Training Hospital, Cemal Gursel Caddesi No 48 1 Cebeci, 06600, Ankara, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 27:511-6. 2007
    ..05). There is a damage of outer hair cells in patients with AS, and damaged outer hair cell regions mostly corresponds to the basal and mid-portions of the cochlea...
  29. ncbi Rehabilitation plasticity: influence of hearing aid fitting on frequency discrimination performance near the hearing-loss cut-off
    D Gabriel
    Unité CNRS UMR 5020, Laboratoire Neurosciences et Systemes Sensoriels, CNRS GDR 2213 Prothèses auditives, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon I, 50 Av Tony Garnier, 69366 Lyon, Cedex 07, France
    Hear Res 213:49-57. 2006
    ..A correlation between subject's age and alteration in DLF at 1 month was also found, suggesting that plasticity operates faster in younger patients...
  30. ncbi Distortion product otoacoustic emission (DPOAE) in tinnitus patients
    E Ozimek
    Institute of Acoustics, A Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:527-38. 2006
    ..The effect of age on the DPOAE level was clearly noted only for the tinnitus patients with clinically normal-hearing thresholds and was ambiguous for the tinnitus patients with hearing loss...
  31. ncbi Advantages of binaural hearing provided through bimodal stimulation via a cochlear implant and a conventional hearing aid: a 6-month comparative study
    C Morera
    ENT Department Universitary Hospital La Fe, University of Valencia, Spain
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:596-606. 2005
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  32. ncbi Audiological characteristics of some affected members of a Dutch DFNA13/COL11A2 family
    Els M R De Leenheer
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Center Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 113:922-9. 2004
    Members of a Dutch DFNA13/COL11A2 family were evaluated with pure tone audiometry, stapedial reflexes, otoacoustic emissions, loudness scaling, difference limen for frequency, gap detection, and speech perception in quiet and noise...
  33. ncbi Effects of glucocorticoid receptor antagonist on CAPs threshold shift due to short-term sound exposure in guinea pigs
    Takanori Mori
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, School of Medicine, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu 807 8555, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 31:395-9. 2004
    ..The effects of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) antagonist, mifepristone, on the cochlea sensitivity loss due to short-term sound exposure were studied in the guinea pig...
  34. ncbi Multiple-channel non-linear power hearing instruments for children with severe hearing impairment: long-term follow-up
    Mark C Flynn
    Oticon A S, Hellerup, Denmark
    Int J Audiol 43:479-85. 2004
    ..While performance increased over time, there was no statistically significant evidence to support continued acclimatization...
  35. ncbi Steady-state response audiometry in a group of patients with steeply sloping sensorineural hearing loss
    Charles Ballay
    Bobby R Alford Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:1243-6. 2005
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  36. ncbi Distortion product otoacoustic emissions for hearing threshold estimation and differentiation between middle-ear and cochlear disorders in neonates
    Thomas Janssen
    Hals Nasen Ohrenklinik, Technische Universitat Munchen, Ismaningerstrasse 22, D 81675 Munich, Germany
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:2969-79. 2005
    ..From a simple model it was concluded that the difference between the estimated DPOAE threshold and the DPOAE detection threshold is able to differentiate between sound conductive and cochlear hearing loss...
  37. ncbi Audiological features of Turner's syndrome in adults
    Adam Beckman
    Audiology Department, Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital, London, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:533-44. 2004
    ..The results are discussed with reference to previously published studies and to the lack of consensus on comparative definitional terms in audiology...
  38. ncbi Cochlear implantation in an adult patient with auditory neuropathy
    Akihiro Katada
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, Japan
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:449-52. 2005
    ..Postoperatively, his audiological performance was significantly improved. We conclude that cochlear implantation can be a valid option for patients with auditory neuropathy...
  39. ncbi Binaural-bimodal hearing: concomitant use of a unilateral cochlear implant and a contralateral hearing aid
    Michal Luntz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:863-9. 2005
    ..The benefit obtained with a contralateral hearing aid (HA) in unilateral cochlear implantees improves over time, at least during the first year after implantation...
  40. ncbi Behavioral audiometry: validity of audiometric measurements obtained using the "Delaroche protocol" in babies aged 4--18 months suffering from bilateral sensorineural hearing loss
    Monique Delaroche
    Pediatric Audiology Unit, CHU Pellegrin, Bordeaux, France
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 70:993-1002. 2006
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  41. ncbi Hearing assessment in pre-school children with speech delay
    George Psillas
    1st Academic ENT Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital 1, Stilponos Kyriakidi St, GR 540 06 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Auris Nasus Larynx 33:259-63. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to detect any underlying hearing loss among the healthy pre-school children with speech delay...
  42. ncbi Auditory brainstem responses in young males with Fragile X syndrome
    Joanne Roberts
    Frank Porter Graham Child Development InstituteUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 8180, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:494-500. 2005
    ..In summary, ABRs in young males with FXS were within normal limits...
  43. ncbi Otologics Middle Ear Transducer Ossicular Stimulator: performance results with varying degrees of sensorineural hearing loss
    Herman A Jenkins
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80202, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:391-4. 2004
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  44. ncbi Speech understanding in quiet and noise, with and without hearing aids
    Mathias Hällgren
    Division of Technical Audiology, Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 44:574-83. 2005
    ..There were no age effects on hearing aid benefit. In conclusion, hearing aid use may result in reduced effort in listening tasks that is not associated with improvement in objective scores...
  45. ncbi Speech perception in noise: directional microphones versus frequency modulation (FM) systems
    M Samantha Lewis
    University of Florida, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:426-39. 2004
    ..Directional microphone performance was significantly better than omnidirectional microphone performance. All aided listening conditions were significantly better than the unaided listening condition...
  46. ncbi The effect of presentation level and compression characteristics on sentence recognition in modulated noise
    Henrik L Olsen
    Unit of Technical and Clinical Audiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 43:283-94. 2004
    ..The variability in the results across different compression parameters was related to SNRT in SM noise. The results suggest an inverse relationship between benefit from compression and the severity of the suprathreshold hearing loss..
  47. pmc Audiometric predictions using stimulus-frequency otoacoustic emissions and middle ear measurements
    John C Ellison
    Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Ear Hear 26:487-503. 2005
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  48. ncbi The 500 Hz masking-level difference and word recognition in multitalker babble for 40- to 89-year-old listeners with symmetrical sensorineural hearing loss
    Richard H Wilson
    James H Quillen VA Medical Center, Mountain Home, Tennessee 37684, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:367-82. 2005
    ..8 dB (80- to 89-year-old group) poorer for the older listeners with hearing loss. Neither pure-tone thresholds nor word-recognition abilities in quiet accurately predicted word-recognition performance in multitalker babble...
  49. ncbi Otologic disease in turner syndrome
    Ingeborg J M Dhooge
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 26:145-50. 2005
    ..This study involved the assessment of the otologic and audiologic characteristics of a group of patients with Turner syndrome...
  50. ncbi Auditory deprivation in adults with asymmetric, sensorineural hearing impairment
    Carol A Silverman
    Communication Sciences Program, Hunter College, CUNY, 425 East 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:747-62. 2006
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  51. ncbi The minimum speech test battery in profound unilateral hearing loss
    E W Sargent
    Divisions of Otology and Neurotology, St. Louis University, MO 63110, USA
    Otol Neurotol 22:480-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The MSTB may be useful in measuring the hearing difficulty of patients with monaural hearing...
  52. ncbi Evaluation of a cognitive test battery in young and elderly normal-hearing and hearing-impaired persons
    M Hallgren
    Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Linkoping University, Sweden
    J Am Acad Audiol 12:357-70. 2001
    ..The test battery has proven useful in assessing the relative contribution of different input signals and the effects of age, hearing impairment, and visual contribution on functions important for speech processing...
  53. ncbi Application of frequency importance functions to directivity for prediction of benefit in uniform fields
    Todd A Ricketts
    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ear Hear 26:473-86. 2005
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  54. ncbi Preoperative functional assessment of auditory cortex in adult cochlear implant users
    P S Roland
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390-9035, USA
    Laryngoscope 111:77-83. 2001
    ..These data suggest that functional brain imaging provides a useful tool for exploring the responsiveness of the auditory cortex in cochlear implant candidates...
  55. ncbi A test to measure subjective and objective speech intelligibility
    Gabrielle H Saunders
    National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research, Portland, Oregon 97207, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 13:38-49. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that the measure is potentially a valuable clinical tool...
  56. ncbi Distribution of hearing loss characteristics in a clinical population
    Robert H Margolis
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Ear Hear 29:524-32. 2008
    ..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...
  57. ncbi Children's speech recognition scores: the Speech Intelligibility Index and proficiency factors for age and hearing level
    Susan D Scollie
    School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ear Hear 29:543-56. 2008
    ..Proficiency corrections for age and hearing loss were explored...
  58. ncbi Effects of expansion algorithms on speech reception thresholds
    Christi L Wise
    Dynamic Hearing Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 19:147-57. 2008
    ..The current practice of prescribing expansion algorithms based on hearing thresholds alone is questioned, and other rationales are discussed...
  59. ncbi The contribution of family history to hearing loss in an older population
    Catherine M McMahon
    Centre for Language Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Ear Hear 29:578-84. 2008
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  60. ncbi Pure-tone threshold description of an elderly French screened population
    Catherine Blanchet
    Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Hopital Gui de Chauliac, France
    Otol Neurotol 29:432-40. 2008
    ..To establish age- and sex-adjusted normative hearing thresholds based on results of subjects free of noise and ototoxic drug exposure and to compare them with hearing thresholds of exposed (E) subjects...
  61. ncbi Audiologic aspects of the search for DFNA20: a gene causing late-onset, progressive, sensorineural hearing loss
    J L Elfenbein
    Department of Audiology and Speech Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    Ear Hear 22:279-88. 2001
    ..The locus of the gene, the 20th for autosomal dominant hearing loss, is at band 17q25 of chromosome 17...
  62. ncbi Contralateral suppression of transient evoked otoacoustic emissions in patients with cerebello-pontine angle tumor
    M A Ferguson
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research Clinical Section, University Hospital, Nottingham, England
    Ear Hear 22:173-81. 2001
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  63. ncbi No association between hearing loss due to bilateral otitis media with effusion and Denver-II test results in preschool children
    Bulent Serbetcioglu
    Dokuz Eylul Medical School, Department of Otolaryngology, Inciralti Izmir 35340, Turkey
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:215-22. 2008
    ..In this study, children with an evidently recurrent otitis media were investigated. The present study examines the association between hearing loss versus developmental screening test parameters of preschool children...
  64. ncbi Sensorineural hearing loss in chronic otitis media
    Zoltan Papp
    University of Debrecen Health Science Center Medical School, Clinic of Otorhinolaryngology, Debrecen, Hungary
    Otol Neurotol 24:141-4. 2003
    ..To determine whether chronic suppurative otitis media may cause sensorineural hearing loss...
  65. ncbi Intraoperative ossicular loading with the Otologics fully implantable hearing device
    Herman A Jenkins
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO, USA
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:360-4. 2007
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  66. ncbi The influence of the footplate-perilymph interface on postoperative bone conduction
    Wolfgang Arnold
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Technical University of unich, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:155-7. 2007
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  67. ncbi Factors underlying the speech-recognition performance of elderly hearing-aid wearers
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1112-32. 2002
    ..The latter approach proved to be the most successful, accounting for about two-thirds of the variance in speech-recognition performance, with the primary predictive factors being measures of hearing loss and cognitive function...
  68. ncbi Evaluation of an adaptive, directional-microphone hearing aid
    Todd Ricketts
    Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Int J Audiol 41:100-12. 2002
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  69. ncbi U.S. Phase I preliminary results of use of the Otologics MET Fully-Implantable Ossicular Stimulator
    Herman A Jenkins
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:206-12. 2007
    ..The safety of the Otologics Fully-Implantable MET Ossicular Stimulator was assessed in adult patients with bilateral moderate to severe sensorineural hearing loss...
  70. ncbi User preference and reliability of bilateral hearing aid gain adjustments
    Benjamin W Y Hornsby
    Department of Hearing and Speech Science, Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Room 8310 Medical Center East, South Tower, 1215 21st Ave, South, Nashville, TN 37232 8242, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 19:158-70. 2008
    ..Speech testing results, however, showed no significant difference across the different gain settings suggesting that the gain deviations introduced in this study were not large enough to significantly affect speech understanding...
  71. ncbi The factors associated with a self-perceived hearing handicap in elderly people with hearing impairment--results from a community-based study
    Hsin Pin Chang
    Community Medicine Research Center, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ear Hear 30:576-83. 2009
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  72. ncbi Evaluation of hearing organ in patients with Turner syndrome
    Wojciech Gawron
    University of Wroclaw, Faculty of Medicine ENT Department, ul Chałubinskiego 2, 50 368 Wroclaw, Poland
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:575-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the work was subjective and objective evaluation of hearing organ with an attempt to set the correlation between the results and the genotype of the patients with Turner syndrome (Ts)...
  73. ncbi Audiologic and vestibular findings in a sample of human immunodeficiency virus type-1-infected Mexican children under highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Gerardo C Palacios
    Departamento de Infectologia, Hospital de Pediatria, Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social IMSS, Cuauhtemoc 330 Colonia Doctores, Delegacion Cuauhtemoc, Mexico City 06720, Mexico
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:1671-81. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate audiologic and vestibular disorders in a sample of HIV-1-infected children receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy...
  74. ncbi Vestibular function in auditory neuropathy
    K Sheykholeslami
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo University, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:849-54. 2000
    ..We suggest the use of the term "cochlear neuropathy" to characterize those patients with involvement of only the auditory branch of the VIIIth cranial nerve and its innervation...
  75. pmc Statistical analysis of pure tone audiometry and caloric test in herpes zoster oticus
    Jin Kim
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol 1:15-9. 2008
    b>Pure tone audiometry and caloric test in patients with herpes zoster oticus were performed to determine the biologic features of the varicella zoster virus (VZV) and the pathogenesis of vestibulocochlear nerve disease in herpes zoster ..
  76. ncbi Retinal microvascular abnormalities and age-related hearing loss: the Blue Mountains hearing study
    Gerald Liew
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    Ear Hear 28:394-401. 2007
    ..Microvascular disease may contribute to hearing loss. We tested this hypothesis by examining the relation of retinal microvascular abnormalities and hearing loss...
  77. ncbi Improved treatment of sudden hearing loss by specific fibrinogen aphaeresis
    Heidrun Ullrich
    Institute of Transfusion Medicine, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Apher 19:71-8. 2004
    ..b>Pure tone audiometry was carried out immediately before and after each aphaeresis as well as at 2 and 4 weeks and 6 months after ..
  78. doi [Transient evoked otoacustic emission in children with juvenile idiopatic arthritis]
    Piotr Muszyński
    Katedra i Klinika Otolaryngologii Collegium Medicum Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego w Krakowie
    Otolaryngol Pol 61:972-8. 2007
    ..This study was preceded by examination of hearing with pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, high frequency audiometry and impedance audiometry...
  79. ncbi Comparison of pure-tone audiometry analysis in sudden hearing loss studies: lack of agreement for different outcome measures
    Stefan K Plontke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Tübingen Hearing Research Center THRC, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 28:753-63. 2007
    ..Different methods of pure-tone audiometry analysis in sudden hearing loss studies show a lack of agreement with respect to outcome, and the choice of outcome measure influences sample size calculation...
  80. ncbi Transient-evoked otoacoustic emissions in a group of professional singers who have normal pure-tone hearing thresholds
    Abdul Latif Hamdan
    American University of Beirut Medical Center, Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon
    Ear Hear 29:360-77. 2008
    ....
  81. ncbi Patient selection for incus body coupling of a totally implantable middle ear implant
    Hans Peter Zenner
    Department of Otolaryngology, The University of Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:683-96. 2003
    ..To evaluate audiologic selection criteria for incus body coupling (IBC) of a totally implantable middle ear implant (TI-MEI) for the treatment of sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  82. pmc Development of guideline for rating the physical impairment of otolaryngologic field
    Chul Won Park
    Department of Otolaryngology, College of Medicine, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 24:S258-66. 2009
    ..Assessment of hearing disturbance and tinnitus required physical examination, pure tone audiometry, speech audiometry, impedance audiometry, brainstem evoked response audiometry, Bekesy audiometry, ..
  83. ncbi Effect on hearing of ganciclovir therapy for asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection: four to 10 year follow up
    A Lackner
    Department of Neurotology, ENT University Hospital, Graz Medical University, Austria
    J Laryngol Otol 123:391-6. 2009
    ..However, preventative therapy of asymptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus disease with ganciclovir is controversial, as side effects such as severe neutropenia may occur during treatment...
  84. ncbi Linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery for bilateral vestibular schwannomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2
    Otto W M Meijer
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Vrije Universiteit University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 62:A37-42; discussion A42-3. 2008
    ..We studied our treatment results in patients with NF2 with bilateral VS, treated with linear accelerator-based RS and SRT...
  85. ncbi Evidence of subtle auditory deficit in a group of patients recovered from bacterial meningitis
    Mike Mulheran
    Medical Research Council, Center for Mechanism of Human Toxicity, Leicester University, Leicester, England, UK
    Otol Neurotol 25:302-7. 2004
    ..This study investigated whether postbacterial meningitic patients with no apparent clinical sensorineural hearing loss had any evidence of more subtle subclinical cochlear deficit...
  86. ncbi Familial auditory neuropathy
    Qiuju Wang
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, China People Liberation Army Institute of Otolaryngology, China People Liberation Army General Hospital, Beijing
    Laryngoscope 113:1623-9. 2003
    ..Four Chinese pedigrees with familial auditory neuropathy were presented to demonstrate involvement of genetic factors in the etiology of auditory neuropathy...
  87. ncbi Hearing loss in migrant agricultural workers
    Peter M Rabinowitz
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College St, 3rd Floor, New Haven, CT, 06510, USA
    J Agromedicine 10:9-17. 2005
    ..Farmers have high rates of hearing loss, yet little is known about the hearing status of migrant agricultural workers. We performed a cross-sectional survey to assess the prevalence and impact of hearing loss in this population...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi Closed tympanoplasty in middle ear cholesteatoma surgery
    Eugenijus Lesinskas
    Clinic of Ear, Nose, Throat and Eye Diseases, Vilnius University, Santariskiu 2, 08406 Vilnius, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 40:856-9. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of closed tympanoplasty surgery for middle ear cholesteatoma and to compare the postoperative results with the outcomes of canal-wall-down mastoidectomy...
  90. ncbi The aging ear: an otomicroscopic and tympanometric study
    Niels Christian Stenklev
    ENT Department, University Hospital of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Acta Otolaryngol 124:69-76. 2004
    ..To analyze changes in tympanometric measures with age and to study some otitis-related issues in the elderly (> or = 60 years) population...
  91. ncbi [Destruction of ossicular chain and its impact on hearing of patients with chronic suppurative otitis media]
    Fugao Zhu
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Affiliated Hospital of Medical College, Qingdao University, Qingdao, 266003, China
    Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 22:312-4. 2008
    ..To study the characteristic of destructive ossicular chain and to evaluate integrity of ossicular chain and its impact on bone-conduction hearing of patients with chronic suppurative otitis media...
  92. ncbi Speech perception with the ACE and the SPEAK speech coding strategies for children implanted with the Nucleus cochlear implant
    Manuel Manrique
    Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Avda de Pío XII, 36 31008 Pamplona, Spain
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:1667-74. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether implanted children using the ACE speech coding strategy demonstrate superior performances compared to implanted children using the SPEAK speech coding strategy over time...
  93. ncbi Prognostic model for predicting hearing recovery in idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss
    Ljiljana Cvorovic
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia
    Otol Neurotol 29:464-9. 2008
    ..To aid in realistic counseling of patients at the time of their first visit concerning their chances for recovery, we created a simple prognostic model for predicting hearing recovery in idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss (ISSHL)...
  94. ncbi [Tinnitus diagnosis and treatment on the basis of our experiences]
    Jurek Olszewski
    Klinika Otolaryngologii i Onkologii Laryngologicznej II Katedry Otolaryngologii UM w Łodzi
    Otolaryngol Pol 62:76-81. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analise tinnitus diagnosis and treatment on the basis of our experiences...
  95. ncbi Does hearing loss after spinal anesthesia differ between young and elderly patients?
    Süreyya Gültekin
    Department of Anesthesiology, Ministry of Health, Menemen State Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
    Anesth Analg 94:1318-20, table of contents. 2002
    ..5% isobaric bupivacaine was administered. Patients were evaluated by pure tone audiometry (LdB [low frequencies], 125-500 Hz; SdB [speech frequencies], 500-2000 Hz; HdB [high frequencies], 2000-..
  96. ncbi Role of oxidative stress in hearing impairment in patients with type two diabetes mellitus
    I Aladag
    Department of ORL, Faculty of Medicine, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 123:957-63. 2009
    ..In the present study, we hypothesised that oxidative stress may be a cause of hearing loss in diabetic patients...
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi Otoacoustic emissions, ear fullness and tinnitus in the recovery course of sudden deafness
    Ieda M Ishida
    Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, 65, Tsurumai cho, Showa Ku, Nagoya 466 8550, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 35:41-6. 2008
    This study aimed to investigate how the symptoms of ear fullness, tinnitus and otoacoustic emissions (OAE) change in relation to the recovery course of pure tone audiometry thresholds (PTA) in sudden deafness (SD).
  99. ncbi Preoperative speech and pure-tone audiometry in four types of patients with acoustic neuroma
    Thierry Morlet
    Univeriste Claude Bernard Lyon I, Neurosciences et Systemes Sensoriels, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Benite Cedex, France and Kresge Hearing Research Laboratory of the South, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 24:297-305. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi Abnormal electronystagmography in rheumatoid arthritis
    Sema Yilmaz
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Konya Teaching and Research Center, Baskent University, Turkey
    Auris Nasus Larynx 34:307-11. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the vestibular system in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  101. ncbi Prevalence of hearing disorders in Singapore military conscripts: a role for routine audiometry screening?
    S T Toh
    Medical Classification Centre, Ministry of Defence, Central Manpower Base, 3 Depot Road, 03 17, Singapore 109680
    Singapore Med J 43:622-7. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of hearing disorders in Singapore military conscripts and describe the profile of hearing loss and associated risk factors...

Research Grants66

  1. Molecular Genetics of Nonsyndromic Auditory Neuropathy
    MARCI LESPERANCE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Routine pure tone audiometry can distinguish conductive from sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL)...
  2. ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND RISK OF AGE-RELATED MACULOPATHY
    KAREN CRUICKSHANKS; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  3. For Hearing Component in the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS)
    Lisa Lavange; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..hearing examination will include otoscopy, acoustic immittance and both air-conduction and bone-conduction pure tone audiometry. The NHLBI is the representative to the Steering Committee and conducts this role with input from each ..
  4. Hearing Impairment in Long-Term Type 1 Diabetes
    David S Schade; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We propose to utilize both a hearing questionnaire and pure tone audiometry testing to define the auditory capability of the entire DCCT/EDIC cohort, to be compared with the results ..
  5. CHANGES IN HEARING FOLLOWING DAMAGE TO THE COCHLEAR APEX
    David Moody; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Developing test that could better detect such damage is an additional goal of this research...
  6. SYMPOSIA FOR ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY
    JUDY DUBNO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. 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]..
  8. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that by doing so new Insights into the complex nature of the problem might lead to novel approaches to the improvement of speech communication in older adults. ..
  9. Development of Improved Earphone for Hearing Testing
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this project an earphone is being developed that can be used in both automated and manual testing and will significantly increase the efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Hearing Loss and the Utility of Speech Information
    Benjamin Hornsby; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality study
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..
  12. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed conference should lead to further progress in understanding and remedying the speech-communication difficulties of older adults. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Presbycusis: Biomedical Risk Factors
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. 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. ..
  15. 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. ..
  16. HEARING AIDS, COCHLEAR IMPLANTS AND SPEECH RECOGNITION
    Christopher Turner; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. 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]..
  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. 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. ..
  20. SEARCH FOR NEW GENES CAUSING NON-SYNDROMIC DEAFNESS
    Xue Liu; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This knowledge is an essential prerequisite to the development and provision of molecular diagnostic services for families with NSHL, as well as the further delineation of the functional genomics of the cochlea. ..
  21. Perception of Competing Talkers by the Hearing-Impaired
    CAROL MACKERSIE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. TEMPORAL PROPERTIES OF AUDITORY MASKING
    SID BACON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary goal of this line of research is to gain a better understanding of the processing underlying this change in response growth. ..
  23. Longitudinal follow-up of hearing in construction workers
    Noah Seixas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. Optimizing Hearing Aid Fitting for Older Adults
    Robyn Cox; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For these individuals, resources presently allocated to hearing aid purchase would be used more effectively for alternate rehabilitation methods. Outcomes of 100 bilateral hearing aid fittings will be evaluated. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  25. Implications of OAE Cochlear Source Contribution
    Tiffany Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..4) The role of fine structure (thought to arise from the complex summation of distortion- and reflection-source energy for DPOAEs) in prediction and diagnostic errors will be evaluated. ..
  26. Training and Reinforcement on HPD Use
    Noah Seixas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Results will be presented for scientific publication and developed into guidance and training materials for use by the industry and trades. ..
  27. Speech Production in Phonological Impairment
    Benjamin Munson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  28. DEVELOPMENT OF A MIDDLE EAR BALLOON IMPLANT
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..There is a large market potential for this implant, estimated at over 65,000 devices annually in the U.S. alone. ..
  29. AUDITORY NEUROBIOLOGY AND BIOPHYSICS
    DUCK KIM; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The information to be obtained from this research should ultimately contribute to improving prosthetic devices (cochlear and brain-stem implants and hearing aids) for people with sensorineural hearing impairment. ..
  30. The Effects of Resveratrol on Presbyacusis
    Michael Seidman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, these data will provide novel strategies to impart greater wellness in the elderly population and perhaps have a positive effect on health care expenses. ..
  31. Noise, Solvents, and Hearing Loss
    Peter Rabinowitz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A nested case control study will match cases of hearing loss identified in the cohort with controls by age at hire, year of hire, sex, and gender, to further explore these relationships. ..
  32. AUDITORY MECHANISMS UNDERLYING SPEECH UNDERSTANDING
    Amy Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results should provide fundamental new information with direct relevance for the design and implementation of signal processing strategies to improve communication by listeners with high-frequency hearing loss. ..
  33. PEAK EXPOSURES IN ALUMINUM SMELTING
    Noah Seixas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. A statistical learning model for predicting noise-induced hearing loss in humans
    Roger P Hamernik; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Statistical learning models will be developed to achieve this goal. ..
  35. HEARING AID CHARACTERISTIC SELECTION
    GERALD STUDEBAKER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will be interpreted within the framework of audibility theory, an extension of the classical articulation index theories of Fletcher & Galt (1950) and French & Steinberg (1947). ..
  36. WISCONSIN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEAS
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  37. Novel Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The new data may provide insights into the relative protective value of low levels of these markers on the incidence CKD in an aging population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  38. AUDITORY ANALYSIS IN ELECTRIC HEARING
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings should enhance our understanding of spatial phenomena in electrical hearing and lead to improved strategies for mapping speech processors in individual patients. ..
  39. AUDITORY ANALYSIS AND SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS
    David Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of the acoustic biasing experiments may lead to better differential diagnoses of underlying cochlear pathologies in individual patients and thereby point the way to more effective treatment. ..
  40. 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. ..
  41. Genetic Analysis of Age Related Hearing Impairment
    Rick A Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This improved knowledge base can be anticipated to constitute fertile ground for developing new evidence-based preventive and therapeutic approaches to treating ARHI. ..
  42. Lateral Asymmetry in the Human Auditory System
    Yvonne S Sininger; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will help to reveal the true nature of the disability imparted to individuals with unilateral deafness and how such disability relates to the side of the deafness. ..
  43. COCHLEAR IMPLANT--AUDITORY FUNCTION & SPEECH PERCEPTION
    Michael Dorman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  44. Optotrack Motion Analysis System
    Timothy Hain; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Motion analysis equipment is critical to all of our research faculty, and we have also recently added investigators to the department who need motion analysis capabilities. ..
  45. SPECTRAL CUES FOR SOUND LOCALIZATION
    Bradford May; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Consequently, this research will enhance our current understanding of the processes and perceptions that shape directional hearing, speech processing, and compensation for hearing loss in humans. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. 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. ..
  47. Auditory processing of signals in noise
    Bradford May; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A better understanding of the brain's signal processing solutions will lead to improved designs for assistive listening devices that now show poor performance in noisy environments. ..
  48. Imaging gray matter structure in human auditory cortex
    Jennifer Melcher; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  49. NEW TEST FOR PREDICTING HEARING AID USE
    ANNA NABELEK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The prediction of hearing aid use will permit realistic counseling, reduction of false expectations, and possible therapeutic paradigms aimed at increasing acceptance of background noise. ..
  50. Predicting speech intelligibility of deaf children
    Rosalie Uchanski; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  51. SFOAE VARIABILITY AND INTENSITY DISCRIMINATION
    Kim Schairer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This research has implications for models of cochlear mechanics, which have not taken variability into account. Further, it suggests that cochlear variability limits intensity coding. ..
  52. WEARABLE ARTIFICIAL LABYRINTH IN MOTION SICKNESS/VERTIGO
    WESLEY KRUEGER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  53. Retinal Microvascular Characteristics/Vascular Disorders
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Eye Study
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..insights into the relative contribution of microvascular disease to the pathophysiology and natural history of subclinical and clinical cardiovascular disease, in representative populations of men and women of diverse ethnicities ..
  55. Audiological and Genetic Resource for Pediatric Hearing Research
    Judith Gravel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..at high risk for congenital or late onset hearing loss, directed assessment of the audiologic and otologic features of children with all forms of hearing loss, and characterization of the genetic basis for hearing loss ..
  56. EPIDEMIOLOGY OF AGE-RELATED HEARING LOSS
    KAREN CRUICKSHANKS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  57. Hearing in Belgian Waterslager Canaries
    AMANDA LAUER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Thus, the proposed experiments will increase our understanding of the functional consequences of hearing impairment in these birds, and of hearing impairment in general. ..
  58. Hearing Therapies for the Future
    Gabrielle Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..S. population over the age of 65 years, and most (83%) individuals over the age of 70 years. By targeting NIHL, therefore, this conference has potential to benefit all Americans. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. Infant hearing for modulated tones
    Barbara Cone Wesson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will also result in methods for assessing threshold sensitivity and sound discrimination in infants that can be applied to those at risk for hearing loss or other auditory dysfunction. ..
  60. Iron Status: A Pathway Analysis in Multiple Ethnicities
    Christine McLaren; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Potential study results could be used to identify individuals at risk for iron deficiency and to develop innovative prevention and treatment strategies. ..
  61. Brain Correlates of Auditory Processing in the Blind
    Alexander Stevens; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....