conductive hearing loss

Summary

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

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Conductive hearing loss in individuals with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
    C E Levy
    Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Am J Audiol 8:29-33. 1999
  2. ncbi Fixation of the anterior mallear ligament: diagnosis and consequences for hearing results in stapes surgery
    Alexander Huber
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:348-55. 2003
  3. ncbi "Second ear" stapedotomy: is it safe?
    Ch G Albrechet
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Campinas State University, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 58:109-11. 2004
  4. ncbi Surgical findings and long-term hearing results in 3,050 stapedotomies for primary otosclerosis: a prospective study with the otology-neurotology database
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 27:S25-47. 2006
  5. pmc Conductive hearing loss caused by third-window lesions of the inner ear
    Saumil N Merchant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:282-9. 2008
  6. pmc Diagnostic utility of laser-Doppler vibrometry in conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:165-75. 2003
  7. pmc Measurement of conductive hearing loss in mice
    Zhaobing Qin
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:93-103. 2010
  8. ncbi Sensorineural and conductive hearing loss associated with lateral semicircular canal malformation
    J Johnson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0342, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:1673-9. 2000
  9. ncbi Fully implantable hearing device as a new treatment of conductive hearing loss in Franceschetti syndrome
    Stephane Tringali
    Service d Oto neurochirurgie, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, 69495 Pierre Benite Cedex, France
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:513-7. 2008
  10. ncbi Value of digital volume tomography in patients with conductive hearing loss
    C V Dalchow
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Deutschhausstr 3, 35037, Marburg, Germany marburg de
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:92-9. 2006

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Publications269 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Conductive hearing loss in individuals with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva
    C E Levy
    Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    Am J Audiol 8:29-33. 1999
    ..The findings of both studies indicate that individuals with FOP are at risk for hearing loss and that the type of loss is predominantly conductive in nature, similar to that seen in individuals who have otosclerosis...
  2. ncbi Fixation of the anterior mallear ligament: diagnosis and consequences for hearing results in stapes surgery
    Alexander Huber
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:348-55. 2003
    ..of the study were to identify effective methods for the diagnosis of PMF and experimentally assess the conductive hearing loss that results from PMF...
  3. ncbi "Second ear" stapedotomy: is it safe?
    Ch G Albrechet
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Campinas State University, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Belg 58:109-11. 2004
    ..During the follow-up, there were no incapacitating complications. Based on these findings, we can conclude Our study concluded that second ear stapedotomy is a safe procedure with good results...
  4. ncbi Surgical findings and long-term hearing results in 3,050 stapedotomies for primary otosclerosis: a prospective study with the otology-neurotology database
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Colombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 27:S25-47. 2006
    ..To study the effect of specific operative findings (obliterative otosclerosis and simultaneous malleus ankylosis) and age at the time of surgery on the long-term outcome...
  5. pmc Conductive hearing loss caused by third-window lesions of the inner ear
    Saumil N Merchant
    Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:282-9. 2008
    Various authors have described conductive hearing loss (CHL), defined as an air-bone gap on audiometry, in patients without obvious middle ear pathologic findings...
  6. pmc Diagnostic utility of laser-Doppler vibrometry in conductive hearing loss with normal tympanic membrane
    John J Rosowski
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:165-75. 2003
    ..More generally, we hypothesize that laser-Doppler vibrometry measurements of umbo velocity can give information about how differences in the impedance that the ossicles work against affect middle-ear function...
  7. pmc Measurement of conductive hearing loss in mice
    Zhaobing Qin
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Hear Res 263:93-103. 2010
    In order to discriminate conductive hearing loss from sensorineural impairment, quantitative measurements were used to evaluate the effect of artificial conductive pathology on distortion-product otoacoustic emissions (DPOAEs), auditory ..
  8. ncbi Sensorineural and conductive hearing loss associated with lateral semicircular canal malformation
    J Johnson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, 94143 0342, USA
    Laryngoscope 110:1673-9. 2000
    ..patients with LSCC malformation suggested that LSCC malformation may be associated with both SNHL and conductive hearing loss (CHL). The auditory phenotype associated with LSCC malformation is not well delineated...
  9. ncbi Fully implantable hearing device as a new treatment of conductive hearing loss in Franceschetti syndrome
    Stephane Tringali
    Service d Oto neurochirurgie, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, 69495 Pierre Benite Cedex, France
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 72:513-7. 2008
    The objective is to investigate a new therapeutic option for treatment of conductive hearing loss in children with Franceschetti syndrome...
  10. ncbi Value of digital volume tomography in patients with conductive hearing loss
    C V Dalchow
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Deutschhausstr 3, 35037, Marburg, Germany marburg de
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 263:92-9. 2006
    ..Digital volume tomography delivers a small radiation dose with a high resolution and a low purchase price for the equipment...
  11. ncbi Effects of conductive hearing loss on gerbil central auditory system activity in silence
    D L Tucci
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3805, Durhan, NC 27710, USA
    Hear Res 155:124-32. 2001
    Animal models of conductive hearing loss (CHL) show altered structure and function in the central auditory system (CAS), particularly following unilateral deprivation...
  12. ncbi When is a conductive hearing loss not a conductive hearing loss? Causes of a mismatch in air-bone threshold measurements or a "pseudoconductive" hearing loss
    Manohar Bance
    Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS
    J Otolaryngol 33:135-8. 2004
    The otolaryngologist is sometimes faced with a patient with an apparent conductive hearing loss on audiometric testing who appears to have normal and mobile middle ear structures on ear exploration...
  13. pmc Conductive hearing loss results in changes in cytochrome oxidase activity in gerbil central auditory system
    Debara Tucci
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 3:89-106. 2002
    b>Conductive hearing loss (CHL) restricts auditory input to an intact peripheral auditory system...
  14. ncbi Three novel mutations in the ANK membrane protein cause craniometaphyseal dysplasia with variable conductive hearing loss
    Uwe Kornak
    Institute of Medical Genetics, Charite Universitatsmedizin, Berlin, Germany
    Am J Med Genet A 152:870-4. 2010
    ..Cys339Arg) mutation found in Patient A was associated with congenital facial palsy, early-onset conductive hearing loss, and a generalized undermodeling of the long bones. The c.1172T>C (p...
  15. pmc Cochlear nucleus neurons redistribute synaptic AMPA and glycine receptors in response to monaural conductive hearing loss
    B Whiting
    Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, CT 06269 3156, USA
    Neuroscience 163:1264-76. 2009
    ..These results show that cochlear nucleus neurons innervated by the auditory nerve, are able to respond to small changes in sound levels by redistributing specific AMPA and glycine receptor subunits...
  16. ncbi Conductive hearing loss disrupts synaptic and spike adaptation in developing auditory cortex
    Han Xu
    Center for Neural Science, New York University, New York, New York 10003, USA
    J Neurosci 27:9417-26. 2007
    ..We induced conductive hearing loss (CHL) in developing gerbils, reared the animals for 8-13 d, and subsequently assessed the temporal ..
  17. ncbi Responses of ventral cochlear nucleus neurons to contralateral sound after conductive hearing loss
    Christian J Sumner
    Kresge Hearing Research Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0506, USA
    J Neurophysiol 94:4234-43. 2005
    b>Conductive hearing loss (CHL) is an attenuation of signals stimulating the cochlea, without damage to the auditory end organ. It can cause central auditory processing deficits that outlast the CHL itself...
  18. ncbi Congenital conductive hearing loss
    Eyal Raveh
    Departments of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    J Laryngol Otol 116:92-6. 2002
    Congenital conductive hearing loss due to ossicular deformities can be treated by either rehabilitation with a hearing aid or surgical reconstruction...
  19. ncbi Noggin heterozygous mice: an animal model for congenital conductive hearing loss in humans
    Chan Ho Hwang
    Lab of Molecular Biology, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 5 Research Court, Rm 2B34, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 17:844-53. 2008
    b>Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound waves are not relayed efficiently to the inner ear...
  20. ncbi Dehiscence of bone overlying the superior canal as a cause of apparent conductive hearing loss
    Lloyd B Minor
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:270-8. 2003
    To identify patients with superior semicircular canal dehiscence and apparent conductive hearing loss and to define the cause of the air-bone gap.
  21. ncbi Superior semicircular canal dehiscence presenting as conductive hearing loss without vertigo
    Anthony A Mikulec
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, and the Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:121-9. 2004
    The objective of this study was to describe superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) presenting as otherwise unexplained conductive hearing loss without vestibular symptoms.
  22. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion and conductive hearing loss
    Fatma Taşpinar
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 73:669-73. 2003
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) on conductive hearing loss in 35 subjects (21 girls and 14 boys) with an average age of 14 years 6 months...
  23. ncbi Does the bone-anchored hearing aid have a complementary effect on audiological and subjective outcomes in patients with unilateral conductive hearing loss?
    Myrthe K S Hol
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiol Neurootol 10:159-68. 2005
    To study the effect of a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) in patients with unilateral conductive hearing loss.
  24. ncbi Conductive hearing loss and otopathology in cleft palate patients
    Steven Goudy
    Department of Otolaryngology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:946-8. 2006
    Assess incidence of conductive hearing loss, ear pathology, and associated communicative disorders in cleft palate patients.
  25. ncbi The neonate has a temporary conductive hearing loss due to fluid in the middle ear
    R Priner
    Department of Physiology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Audiol Neurootol 8:100-10. 2003
    ..On the day of birth there were signs of a conductive hearing loss: negative middle ear pressure, auditory nerve brainstem evoked response (ABR) threshold elevation, ABR ..
  26. ncbi Vestibular evoked myogenic potential induced by bone-conducted stimuli in patients with conductive hearing loss
    Toru Seo
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:639-43. 2008
    ..These results suggest that vestibular function can be evaluated with B-VEMPs, even in patients with conductive hearing loss.
  27. ncbi BAHA in children and adolescents with unilateral or bilateral conductive hearing loss: a study of outcome
    Claudia Priwin
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 71:135-45. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi Conductive hearing loss in osteopathia striata-cranial sclerosis
    Leonard Berenholz
    Department of Otolaryngology, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, Holon, Israel
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 127:124-6. 2002
  29. ncbi Audiological evaluation and self-assessed hearing problems in subjects with single-sided congenital external ear malformations and associated conductive hearing loss
    Claudia Priwin
    The Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Goteborg University, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 46:162-71. 2007
    ..Furthermore, a high degree of hearing difficulty was reported. Therefore, active treatment, surgery, or hearing amplification, might be considered...
  30. ncbi Effects of conductive hearing loss on auditory nerve activity in gerbil
    Raymond D Cook
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Hear Res 164:127-37. 2002
    The goal of this research was to define the effects of conductive hearing loss (CHL) produced by malleus removal (MR) on auditory nerve activity in the absence of acoustic stimulation...
  31. ncbi Simulated conductive hearing loss in children
    Terrey Oliver Penn
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:300-10; quiz 334-5. 2004
    ..and adults (n = 12) using monosyllabic words and nonsense syllables presented at two levels of simulated conductive hearing loss characteristic of OME...
  32. ncbi Vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials in patients with otosclerosis using air- and bone-conducted tone-burst stimulation
    Tsung Lin Yang
    Department of Otolaryngology, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan
    Otol Neurotol 28:1-6. 2007
    Otosclerosis is a progressive disease with a remodeling process causing ossicular malformation and conductive hearing loss. The aim of this study was to investigate whether vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) correlates with the ..
  33. ncbi Role of stapes surgery in improving hearing loss caused by otosclerosis
    M R Marchese
    Institute of Otorhinolaryngology, Policlinico A Gemelli, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
    J Laryngol Otol 121:438-43. 2007
    ..60 to 47.66 dB at early post-operative assessment and to 52.98 dB at late post-operative assessment. Our study suggests that the technique of microtomy of the oval window is able to improve hearing results especially at high frequencies...
  34. ncbi Phenotype-genotype correlations in otosclerosis: clinical features of OTSC2
    Frank Declau
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Disorders, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:114-8. 2007
    ..Identifying a genetic susceptibility would allow us to dissect out possible environmental factors that prevent the expression of clinical otosclerosis in those that carry the mutated gene and yet retain normal hearing...
  35. ncbi Audiological evaluation of patients with otosclerosis
    Rudolf Probst
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:119-26. 2007
    ..For both of these aims, speech audiometric tests such as a speech reception threshold should be included in the preoperative audiological evaluation of patients with otosclerosis...
  36. ncbi Distortion product otoacoustic emissions in otosclerosis: intraoperative findings
    R Filipo
    Department of Neurology and Otolaryngology, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:133-6. 2007
    ..Changes in the hearing thresholds and in the DPOAE amplitudes were compared. Preoperative tests showed conductive hearing loss, with a mean air-bone gap of 36.6 dB HL ranging from 0...
  37. ncbi Histologic changes on stapedial footplate in otosclerosis. Correlations between histologic activity and clinical findings
    Anton Gros
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Cervicofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Otol Neurotol 24:43-7. 2003
    ..To quantify the relationship between the stage of histologic changes of the stapedial footplate in otosclerosis and the magnitude of preoperative hearing loss, tinnitus, vestibular disorder, and postoperative improvement of hearing...
  38. ncbi [Change in otosclerosis presentation over two decades]
    Marcin Szymanski
    Klinika Otolaryngologii AM w Lublinie
    Otolaryngol Pol 56:557-60. 2002
    ..001). In the last decade patients with otosclerosis presented with smaller hearing loss, smaller air-bone gap and had bilateral disease less frequently than patients in eighties...
  39. 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
    ....
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: the malleus to oval window wire-piston technique
    Darius Kohan
    Department of Otolaryngology, New York University, School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1520-4. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the malleus to oval window wire-piston revision stapes surgery technique...
  42. ncbi Tympano-ossiculoplasty utilizing the Spiggle and Theis titanium total ossicular replacement prosthesis
    Brian A Neff
    The Lippy Group for Ear, Nose, and Throat, Warren, Ohio, USA
    Laryngoscope 113:1525-9. 2003
    ..We will compare these results to our previously published results using the porous polyethylene TOP...
  43. ncbi A prospective evaluation of the Essen titanium stapes prosthesis
    P Dost
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, University of Duisburg Essen, Essen, Germany
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:21-4. 2005
    ..This is the first clinical trial to evaluate the suitability of a new titanium stapes prosthesis, which we developed jointly with the Kurz Company (Dusslingen)...
  44. ncbi A two-step scenario for hearing assessment with otoacoustic emissions at compensated middle ear pressure (in children 1-7 years old)
    J R Hof
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 69:649-55. 2005
    ..Secondly, we analysed the influence of 12 different pass definitions on the pass rates...
  45. ncbi Combined tuning fork tests in hearing loss: explorative clinical study of the patterns
    K Bhat Vikram
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Vidyanagar Hubli, India
    J Otolaryngol 33:227-34. 2004
    ..To combine the tuning fork tests of Rinne, Weber, and absolute bone conduction, explore their clinical patterns, and study their combined specificity, sensitivity, and validity in assessing the hearing status of an individual...
  46. 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...
  47. ncbi Bone and air conduction after stapedectomy
    Kamal Morshed
    Otolaryngology Department, Medical University of Lublin, Lublin, Poland
    Ann Univ Mariae Curie Sklodowska Med 58:33-7. 2003
    ..Hearing tests were carried out before and 2-4 months after the operation by the same technician Partial. Only patients with air-bone gap closure were included in the study. Stapedectomy was performed under local anaesthesia...
  48. ncbi Hearing loss in patients with enlarged vestibular aqueduct: air-bone gap and audiological Bing test
    Tamie Mimura
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    Int J Audiol 44:466-9. 2005
    ....
  49. ncbi Estimating air-bone gaps using auditory steady-state responses
    Fuh Cherng Jeng
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:67-78. 2004
    ..This means BC stimulation may be appropriate only for subjects with normal or mildly impaired cochlear sensitivity...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi Relationship between CT densitometry with a slice thickness of 0.5 mm and audiometry in otosclerosis
    Setsuko Kawase
    Department of Radiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai Cho, Nagoya, Japan
    Eur Radiol 16:1367-73. 2006
    ..These results suggest the semi-automated diagnosis of otosclerosis may be possible...
  52. ncbi Effects of hearing level on habitual sniffing in patients with cholesteatoma
    Jun Hasegawa
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 126:577-80. 2006
    ..Quality of hearing is one of the key conditions promoting habitual sniffing associated with closing failure of the Eustachian tube and sniffing may stop with deterioration of hearing due to progression of the disease...
  53. ncbi Rehabilitation of patients with conductive hearing loss and moderate mental retardation by means of a bone-anchored hearing aid
    Sylvia J W Kunst
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 27:653-8. 2006
    To evaluate whether the bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) can be applied successfully to patients with conductive hearing loss and moderate mental retardation.
  54. ncbi [Analysis of results of stapedotomy in patients with obliterative otosclerosis]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii Sl AM w Katowicach
    Otolaryngol Pol 60:377-83. 2006
    ..In the case of obliterative otosclerosis the only effective way of treatment is surgery...
  55. ncbi Predictive role of Carhart's notch in pre-operative assessment for middle-ear surgery
    H Yasan
    Ear Nose and Throat Head and Neck Surgery Department, School of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    J Laryngol Otol 121:219-21. 2007
    ..To evaluate the predictive role of the audiometric Carhart's notch for the assessment of middle-ear pathology prior to surgical intervention...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi A comparison of the audiometric performance of bone anchored hearing aids and air conduction hearing aids
    Manohar Bance
    Department of Otolaryngology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Otol Neurotol 23:912-9. 2002
    ....
  58. ncbi X-linked mixed deafness syndrome with congenital fixation of the stapedial footplate and perilymphatic gusher (DFN3)
    C W R J Cremers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 61:161-7. 2002
  59. ncbi Safety of the erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser in stapes surgery in otosclerosis
    T Keck
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 23:21-4. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to present early and late bone-conduction hearing thresholds and data about cochlear and vestibular disturbances in patients after erbium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Er:YAG) laser stapedotomy in otosclerosis...
  60. ncbi Posterior and attic wall osteoplasty: hearing results and recurrence rates in cholesteatoma
    Gregorio Babighian
    Department of Otosurgery and Otoneurosurgery, Az Ospedaliera Università, Padua, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 23:14-7. 2002
    ..To assess the efficacy of a surgical technique, the temporary attic and posterior canal wall osteoplasty, in preventing cholesteatoma recurrence...
  61. ncbi Binaural hearing, atresia, and the masking dilemma
    Martin L Lenhardt
    Ceres Biotechnology, LLC, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int Tinnitus J 12:96-100. 2006
    ..Masking can be extended above 10 kHz, but this is not generally within the capacity of commercial audiometers, a feature that should be included...
  62. ncbi [Long term results stape surgery]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii Sl AM w Katowicach
    Otolaryngol Pol 60:653-61. 2006
    ..Hearing improvement post stapes surgery which included the "over closure" effect was obviously better. The authors indicate the necessity of standardization of audiometric results post ear surgery...
  63. ncbi Fully implantable hearing aids in patients with congenital auricular atresia
    Ralf Siegert
    Prosper Hospital, Academic Teaching Hospital of Ruhr University Bochum, Recklinghausen, Germany
    Laryngoscope 117:336-40. 2007
    Patients with congenital auricular atresia suffer from a conductive hearing loss (HL) with an air-bone gap of 50 to 60 dB...
  64. ncbi How to eliminate air-bone gaps audiometrically: use too much masking
    Maurice H Miller
    Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development of New York University, 665 Broadway, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 87:273-6. 2008
    ..use of the masking plateau method resulted in a reduction of the air-bone gap in an ear with a mild conductive hearing loss. The audiometric Weber test should be used in these cases, and nonmasked bone thresholds should be used ..
  65. ncbi [Laser stapedotomy--the modern solution of otosclerotic stapes fixation]
    Imre Gerlinger
    Pecsi Tudomanyegyetem, Altalános Orvostudományi Kar Fül orr gégészeti és Fej nyaksebészeti Klinika Pécs Munkácsy M u 2 7621
    Orv Hetil 148:2241-7. 2007
    ..Nowadays not only stapedectomy and partial stapedectomy, but stapedotomy can also be considered a well established otological procedure...
  66. ncbi Transient evoked and distortion product otoacoustic emissions following successful stapes surgery
    M Herzog
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, , Josef-Schneider-Strasse 11, , Germany
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 258:61-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Despite a subjective hearing improvement and a significant reduction of the conductive loss, otoacoustic emissions are only rarely evident after successful stapes surgery...
  67. ncbi Effects of rapid maxillary expansion on conductive hearing loss
    Nihat Kilic
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 78:409-14. 2008
    To test the null hypothesis that rapid maxillary expansion (RME) with a rigid bonded appliance has no effect on conductive hearing loss (CHL) in growing children.
  68. ncbi Efficacy of evaluation of audiometric results after stapes surgery in otosclerosis. I. The effects of using different audiologic parameters and criteria on success rates
    A J De Bruijn
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:76-83. 2001
    ..Also, choice of preoperative or postoperative BC in computing postoperative ABGs had a significant effect on the mean postoperative ABG levels, showing more favorable results with the use of preoperative BC thresholds...
  69. ncbi Outcomes for conservative management of traumatic conductive hearing loss
    Jonathan R Grant
    Department of Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Otol Neurotol 29:344-9. 2008
    To evaluate the natural history of traumatic conductive hearing loss.
  70. ncbi Revision stapes surgery: retrospective analysis of surgical findings in a series of 21 otosclerosis patients
    Marcin Durko
    Department of Otosurgery, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:273-7. 2007
    ..Retrospective analysis of surgical findings in revision stapes surgery in a group of 21 otosclerosis patients qualified for the secondary procedure at the Otosurgery Department of the Medical University of Lodz, Poland, from 1980 to 2002...
  71. ncbi Stapes surgery in the elderly
    Salvatore Iurato
    Centro di Otologia srl, Bari, Italy
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:231-6. 2007
    ..Although the success rate, defined as a postoperative air-bone gap within 10 dB, was lower in the older group (71%) than in the younger group (92%), stapedectomy remains an effective surgical procedure also in the elderly...
  72. 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...
  73. ncbi Stapedectomy versus stapedotomy
    Per Møller
    Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:169-73. 2007
    ..02) at the 20-dB level in favor of the Teflon wire piston. Our results show that the small fenestra technique with a 0.4-mm piston causes better speech reception at high frequencies...
  74. ncbi Audiological long-term results following stapedotomy with stapedial tendon preservation
    A Arnold
    HNO Klinik, Inselspital, Universitat Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:210-4. 2007
    ..These favorable results remained constant in long-term controls...
  75. ncbi Malleostapedotomy: the Marburg experience
    C V Dalchow
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, Marburg, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:215-21. 2007
    ..The surgical procedure for patients with otosclerosis routinely is incus stapedotomy. In case of otosclerosis with incus necrosis or a bony fixation of the malleus and incus, malleostapedotomy is performed...
  76. ncbi Carhart's notch: a finding in otitis media with effusion
    Ijaz Ahmad
    Department of Otolaryngology, Birmingham City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, UK
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 64:165-70. 2002
    ..This study was designed to estimate the incidence and assess the clinical significance of CN in cases of otitis media with effusion (OME) in children...
  77. ncbi Stapes surgery in osteogenesis imperfecta: a clinical study of 16 patients
    Malou Hultcrantz
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:222-5. 2007
    ..Of these 15 patients, only 4 had been operated on with stapes surgery. One of these patients needs a new operation. An indication for stapes surgery was found in about 50% of the investigated OI patients...
  78. ncbi [Results after rebuilding the ossicular chain using the autogenous incus, ionomer-cement-and titanium implants (tympanoplasty type III)]
    G Geyer
    Klinik für HNO Heilkunde, Kopf und Halschirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum Solingen
    Laryngorhinootologie 81:164-70. 2002
    ..Prospective clinical trial as well as collecting and evaluating relevant intraoperative and postoperative findings may be helpful to find the appropriate bone substitute in each case when rebuilding middle ear structures...
  79. 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...
  80. ncbi Stapes surgery in Japanese patients with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Katsumi Doi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Sensory Organ Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:226-30. 2007
    ..These data indicate that stapes surgery in OI can be performed safely with comparable functional predictability as in otosclerosis...
  81. ncbi Malleus fixation: clinical and histopathologic findings
    Jeffrey P Harris
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 111:246-54. 2002
    ..Certain audiometric findings may lead one to suspect the diagnosis. The surgical approach used depends on the individual anatomy, and surgery is usually highly effective in improving hearing...
  82. ncbi Clinical, experimental, and theoretical investigations of the effect of superior semicircular canal dehiscence on hearing mechanisms
    John J Rosowski
    Eaton Peabody Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:323-32. 2004
    ..that 1) lowers cochlear input impedance, 2) shunts air-conducted sound away from the cochlea resulting in conductive hearing loss, and 3) improves bone-conduction thresholds by increasing the difference in impedance between the ..
  83. ncbi The Colorado newborn hearing screening project, 1992-1999: on the threshold of effective population-based universal newborn hearing screening
    Albert L Mehl
    Colorado Infant Hearing Advisory Committee, Clinical Faculty, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
    Pediatrics 109:E7. 2002
    ....
  84. 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)...
  85. ncbi [Guidelines and their practical application in congenital hearing loss]
    M Schuster
    Abteilung fur Phoniatrie und Padaudiologie, Klinikum der Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
    Gesundheitswesen 65:566-71. 2003
    ..As part of quality management the purpose of this study is to discuss pedaudiological aspects and results of hearing - impaired children equipped with hearing aids against the background of guidelines from Germany and the US...
  86. ncbi Lateralization during the Weber test: animal experiments
    Jean Yves Sichel
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Laryngoscope 112:542-6. 2002
    ..Thus, the out-of-phase signal arriving through the bony pathways will be decreased, hence increasing the resultant sound intensity stimulating the cochlea...
  87. ncbi Prognostic indicators for sensorineural hearing loss in temporal bone histiocytosis
    I Saliba
    Otorhinolaryngology Department, Otology and Neurotology, Centre hospitalier universitaire Sainte Justine, Montreal University, Service ORL, Montreal, QC H3T 1C5, Canada
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 73:1616-20. 2009
    ....
  88. 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
    ..Copeman was the first who described transient conductive hearing loss in patients with exacerbated rheumatoid process--and he called it oto-arthritis...
  89. ncbi [Submucous cleft palate--an often late diagnosed malformation]
    R Reiter
    Univ Klinik Ulm, HNO, Sektion Phoniatrie, Frauensteige 12, Ulm
    Laryngorhinootologie 89:29-33. 2010
    ..Submucous cleft palate (SMCP) is often diagnosed very late and can cause velopharyngeal insufficiency with open nasal speech and Eustachian tube dysfunction...
  90. ncbi Management of tympanosclerosis with ossicular fixation: review and presentation of long-term results of 30 new cases
    Sertac Yetiser
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Gulhane Medical School, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    J Otolaryngol 36:303-8. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to review the previous reports and to analyze the long-term surgical outcome of 30 patients who have been operated on owing to tympanosclerosis...
  91. pmc Middle ear glandular neoplasms: adenoma, carcinoma or adenoma with neuroendocrine differentiation: a case series
    Issam Saliba
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Montreal University Hospital Center CHUM, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Cases J 2:6508. 2009
    ....
  92. ncbi [Imaging of postoperative failures and complications in stapes surgery for otosclerosis]
    O Naggara
    Département d Imagerie Morphologique et Fonctionnelle, CH Sainte Anne, Paris
    J Radiol 86:1749-61. 2005
    ..Progressive conductive hearing loss is the major clinical symptom, due to stapedovestibular ankylosis...
  93. ncbi [Surgical experience by 95 malformed stampedes and otosclerosis]
    Tongjia Leng
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Beijing Tongren Hospital of Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, 100730, China
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 19:9-11. 2005
    To investigate the effect of stapes surgery for conductive hearing loss with intact tympanic membrane and eustachian tube.
  94. ncbi A new approach for malleus/incus fixation: no prosthesis necessary
    Michael D Seidman
    Division of Otologic Neurotologic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System, West Bloomfield, Michigan 48323, USA
    Otol Neurotol 25:669-73. 2004
    ..To describe a novel approach to manage malleus/incus fixation...
  95. ncbi Hearing sensitivity and bone mineral density in older adults: the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study
    Elizabeth P Helzner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Osteoporos Int 16:1675-82. 2005
    ..08, 1.83), 1.39 (95% CI 1.07, 1.82) for femoral neck BMD and 1.65 (95% CI 1.26, 2.16) for trochanter BMD. Conductive hearing loss was associated with lower heel ultrasound measurements, though only among white men...
  96. ncbi Classification of childhood hearing impairment: implications for rehabilitation in developing countries
    Bolajoko O Olusanya
    Department of Paediatrics, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria
    Disabil Rehabil 26:1221-8. 2004
    ..To ascertain the rehabilitation needs of hearing impaired school entrants in developing countries based on current criteria for evaluating classification of childhood hearing impairment...
  97. ncbi Prevalence of histologic otosclerosis: an unbiased temporal bone study in Caucasians
    F Declau
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Communication Disorders, University Hospital of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:6-16. 2007
    ..Clinical otosclerosis' concerns the presence of otosclerosis at a site where it causes conductive hearing loss by interfering with the motion of the stapes or of the round window membrane...
  98. ncbi The role of atopy in otitis media with effusion among primary school children: audiological investigation
    F Martines
    Sezione di Otorinolaringoiatria, Dipartimento di Neuroscienze Cliniche, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Via del Vespro, 129, 90127 Palermo, Italy
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 267:1673-8. 2010
    ..for a minimum of 3 months; presence of B or C tympanogram; absence of ipsilateral acoustic reflex and a conductive hearing loss greater than 25 dB at any one of the frequencies from 250 Hz through 4 kHz. A total of 56 children (18...
  99. pmc Incudomalleal joint formation: the roles of apoptosis, migration and downregulation
    Susan Amin
    Department of Craniofacial Development and Orthodontics, King s College London, London, UK
    BMC Dev Biol 7:134. 2007
    ..Fusion of the malleus and incus is observed in a number of human syndromes and results in conductive hearing loss. Understanding how this joint forms during normal development is thus an important step in furthering our ..
  100. ncbi [The small fenestra vs large stapedectomy: comparative evaluation of failures and complications]
    G Motta

    Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 16:28-35. 1996
    ..7%) and sensorineural (6.6%); more precisely, conductive hearing loss points to revision surgery, while sensorineural lesions, often limited to high frequencies (5...
  101. ncbi Audiological results with Baha in conductive and mixed hearing loss
    Flurin Pfiffner
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:73-83. 2011
    ..thresholds and audiological results in speech understanding in quiet of 84 Baha users with unilateral conductive hearing loss, bilateral conductive hearing loss and bilateral mixed hearing loss...

Research Grants57

  1. Ear Biomechanics for Restoration of Hearing
    RONG GAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..used on middle ear diseases, and laser Doppler interferometry, a potential clinical tool for diagnosis of conductive hearing loss, can improve the diagnosis of otitis media with effusion (OME)...
  2. WIDEBAND CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS AND MONITORING OF MIDDLE-EAR AND COCHLEAR FUNCTION
    Douglas H Keefe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..improve the accuracy of newborn hearing screen programs to identify sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and conductive hearing loss (CHL)...
  3. Middle-ear Mechanics in Normal and Pathological Ears
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..S., are common causes of significant conductive hearing loss that range in severity up to 60 dB...
  4. Avian Middle Ear Development
    SUSAN CAROLINE CHAPMAN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..hearing loss is one of the most common birth defects (1 in 300-500 newborns affected), with about 10% conductive hearing loss. Middle and outer ear congenital and later anomalies resulting in conductive hearing loss include, ..
  5. Regulation of Inflammation by EGFR in Otitis Media
    Xiangbin Xu; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Otitis media (OM) is the most common childhood bacterial infection and also the leading cause of conductive hearing loss in children. Inflammation in the middle ear caused by microorganisms is a hallmark of OM...
  6. Ossicle vibration measurements in conductive hearing loss
    Steven L Jacques; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This new otoscope will greatly improve the non-invasive diagnosis of conductive hearing loss. Current practice relies on either indirect assessment of ossicle movement by measuring compliance of the ..
  7. Biomechanical Measurement and Modeling of Normal and Diseased Middle Ears
    Rong Z Gan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..As a consequence, the mobility of ossicular chain is reduced and significant conductive hearing loss occurs in otitis media ears...
  8. Mechanics of Human Middle & Inner Ear: Basic Science &Clinical Application
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Project Summary/Abstract Many patients suffer from conductive hearing loss (CHL) that is intractable to treatment, although their neurosensory system is intact...
  9. Up-regulation of Mucin Gene Transcription-Otitis Media
    Jian dong Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..applicant): Otitis media (OM) is the most common childhood bacterial infection and the leading cause of conductive hearing loss in children. Mucus overproduction is a hallmark of OM. S...
  10. Developmental effects of early hearing loss on auditory information processing
    Daniel J Tollin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..neural bases for the behavioral deficits in binaural hearing produced by early developmental exposure to conductive hearing loss (CHL)...
  11. Combinational regulation of inflammation in otitis media
    Jian dong Li; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Otitis media (OM) is the most common childhood bacterial infection and also the leading cause of conductive hearing loss in children. Inflammation is a hallmark of OM...
  12. DEVELOPMENT AND PLASTICITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED EARS
    Joseph W Hall; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..will investigate whether relatively complex monaural processing is impaired in the ear having history of conductive hearing loss. In patients receiving hearing loss intervention, the binaural and monaural abilities will be tracked ..
  13. Rescue of cortical inhibitory synapses following developmental hearing loss
    DAN HARVEY SANES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There are three related aims: Aim 1 will first determine whether the effect of developmental conductive hearing loss (CHL) on auditory cortex inhibitory synapse function persists into adulthood...
  14. Activity-Dependent Influences on Auditory Circuits
    Daniel B Polley; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Degraded hearing in the form of conductive hearing loss (CHL) such as otitis media with effusion is the most commonly diagnosed illness among children in the ..
  15. GENETIC REGULATION OF INNER EAR FORMATION
    Monte Westerfield; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Mutations or haploinsufficiency of FOXI1 or SOX9 in humans can lead to abnormal inner ear development and conductive hearing loss. The proposed study will test the hypothesis that these factors function as a molecular switch that ..
  16. Genes involved in ear development
    Suzanne L Mansour; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..signals required for normal ear development and reductions in FGF signaling cause sensorineural and/or conductive hearing loss in several human syndromes. Over activation of FGF signaling is also detrimental...
  17. Influence of moderate hearing loss on auditory perception &cortical processing
    DAN HARVEY SANES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..There are three related aims: AIM 1 will determine whether developmental conductive hearing loss disrupts the perceptual abilities of adult gerbils...
  18. Molecular neuroanatomy of the cochlear nucleus in deafness
    Maria E Rubio; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In Aim 2. we will determine whether conductive hearing loss leads to changes in the expression and subunit composition of glutamate, glycine and GABAA receptors at ..
  19. CYLD as a negative regulator for MUC5AC in NTHi-induced otitis media
    Erika Szymanski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bacterial infection directly provokes pain and conductive hearing loss by stimulating mucus overproduction in the middle ear...
  20. OTOREFLECTANCE ASSESSMENT OF MIDDLE-EAR FUNCTIONING
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..screening and diagnostic instruments in such areas as: (1) detecting otitis media, (2) predicting conductive hearing loss, (3) augmenting the newborn hearing screening protocol to test for middle-ear dysfunction, and (4) the ..
  21. ULTRASONIC MEASURMENT OF MIDDLE EAR FLUID VISCOSITY
    STEVEN AFRICK; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in the middle ear will permit early identification of those at highest risk for persistent effusion and conductive hearing loss. All acoustic excitation and measurements will be made through the tympanic membrane to minimize the ..
  22. Function of the human tympanic membrane
    JEFFREY CHENG; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..this work could open the door for new pre-surgical assessment techniques to determine the cause of conductive hearing loss in case of intact eardrums...
  23. ACOUSTICAL ASPECTS OF MIDDLE EAR RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..is a common, chronic inflammatory condition affecting the middle ear and mastoid that can result in a conductive hearing loss of up to 60 dB...
  24. Energy Reflectance Tympanometry in Infants
    Chris Sanford; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to middle ear disorders than traditional middle ear admittance, as well as being a good predictor of conductive hearing loss. The application of energy reflectance tympanometry in an infant population is of significant interest in ..
  25. Mapping Auditory Brain Function with Mn-Enhanced MRI
    DANIEL TURNBULL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..be detected with MEMRI, and that altered patterns of enhancement/activity can be quantified in mice with conductive hearing loss. The broad goals of this project are to further develop these approaches, optimizing MEMRI protocols for ..
  26. Otosclerosis-A Molecular Genetic Study
    Richard Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The disease is caused by abnormal bone homeostasis of the otic capsule, which usually results in a conductive hearing loss due to fixation of the stapes footplate, although sensorineural hearing loss also may occur...
  27. Hearing loss affects synaptic balance in auditory cortex
    Dan Sanes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The core hypothesis of this proposal is that sensorineural (SNHL) or conductive hearing loss (CHL) disrupts the balance between excitatory and inhibitory conductances, and severely limits the ..
  28. A Wide-band Reflectance - DPOAE (WR-DP)Screener
    PATRICIA JENG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..is to identify infants with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL), but most neonates who fail screening have conductive hearing loss (CHL) rather than sensorineural hearing loss, resulting in high false positive rate and costly follow-up ..
  29. IkB kinase-dependent regulation of mucin in otitis media
    Unhwan Ha; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Otitis Media, which is mainly characterized by mucin overproduction in the middle ear resulting in conductive hearing loss. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying S...
  30. DEPRIVATION EFFECTS ON CENTRAL AUDITORY SYSTEM FUNCTION
    Debara Tucci; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..This research will enhance our understanding of the impact of conductive hearing loss on the development of speech and language skills in the young child, and on sound processing in adults ..
  31. AUDITORY CORTEX
    JOHN BRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Similar experiments are carried out on animals reared from birth with conductive hearing loss or unilateral cochlear destruction...
  32. DEVELOPMENT OF A MIDDLE EAR BALLOON IMPLANT
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The implant is intended to correct the conductive hearing loss that occurs in chronic otitis media and some cases of otitis media with effusion...
  33. BASIC AND CLINICAL STUDIES OF THE AUDITORY SYSTEM
    M Charles Liberman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Engineering, physiological and clinical approaches are combined in Project 1 to study conductive hearing loss in humans...
  34. Building the researchers in audiology and hearing
    Debara Tucci; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  35. OTOREFLECTANCE ASSESSMENT OF MIDDLE-EAR FUNCTIONING
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..instruments to screen and diagnose middle-ear function: (1) detection of otitis media, (2) prediction of conductive hearing loss, (3) detection of middle-ear dysfunction in infants receiving a newborn hearing screening exam or follow-..
  36. Central Auditory system Effects of Auditory Deprivation
    Debara Tucci; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The clinical implications of this work are that many children experience conductive hearing loss during early development, in a time period that coincides with that of rapid acquisition of speech and ..
  37. 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]..
  38. 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]..
  39. DEVELOPMENT OF A MIDDLE EAR BALLOON IMPLANT
    SAUMIL MERCHANT; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The implant has significant potential as novel treatment for conductive hearing loss in patients with COM who have non-aerated ears, and in a subset of patients with OME when standard ..
  40. Herpesviruses in Vestibular Neuritis
    JEFFREY VRABEC; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This information can help determine why some individuals with latent virus in the vestibular ganglion develop clinical symptoms due to reactivation and some do not. ..
  41. 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. ..
  42. Function of Vestibular-Nerve Afferent Types
    Timothy Hullar; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Findings from this study will allow better understanding of pathologies of the peripheral vestibular system. ..
  43. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF MAMMALIAN BARREN (BRRN 1)
    John Belmont; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Elucidation of these events has broader implications for understanding chromosome non-disjunction and other human disorders associated with chromosome instability. ..
  44. ACOUSTIC RESPONSES OF THE HUMAN COCHLEA AND MIDDLE EAR
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  45. 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]..
  46. Evalution of Vestibular Function in Meniere's Disease
    John Carey; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Comparisons of angular and translational VOR deficits after intratympanic gentamicin should demonstrate whether or not the utricle is less susceptible than the semicircular canals to intratympanic gentamicin. ..
  47. Aged Middle Ear
    MICHAELANNE GRATTON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This is most likely due to limitations in the way conductive hearing loss is assessed rather than anything else...
  48. Middle-ear assessment via reflectance measurements
    Susan Voss; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This work will both strengthen the research environment at Smith College and provide substantial research experiences for undergraduate students. ..
  49. Development of a laser holography otoscope for diagnosis in the clinic
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    b>Conductive hearing loss, usually associated with middle-ear disorders, is the most common reason for otologic surgery...
  50. 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. ..
  51. VESTIBULAR EFFECTS OF INTRATYMPANIC GENTAMICIN
    John Carey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Johns Hopkins is uniquely suited to this training because it has a core group devoted to vestibular research, and the mentor's laboratory has successfully used all of the techniques required. ..
  52. Early Development of Auditory Temporal Processing
    Lincoln Gray; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  53. 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. ..
  54. Vestibular Recovery after Intratympanic Gentamicin
    John Carey; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Furthermore, the mechanisms of vestibular recovery may help us understand the potential for the inner ear to recover from a variety of injuries. ..
  55. 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. ..
  56. GENETIC STUDIES OF COMMON CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS
    John Belmont; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The proposed studies will provide a base on which to advance genetic analyses of a substantial group of congenital heart defects with the aim of reducing their occurrence and providing new treatment opportunities. ..