bone conduction

Summary

Summary: Sound transmission through the bones of the skull to the inner ear.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The BAHA HC200/300 in comparison with conventional bone conduction hearing aids
    C T van der Pouw
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 24:171-6. 1999
  2. ncbi Effect of cochlear reserve on postoperative outcome in otosclerosis
    Bulent Satar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, GATA KBB Anabilim Dali, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:489-93. 2007
  3. ncbi Bone-conducted evoked myogenic potentials from the sternocleidomastoid muscle
    K Sheykholeslami
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:731-4. 2000
  4. pmc Evaluation of round window stimulation using the floating mass transducer by intracochlear sound pressure measurements in human temporal bones
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 31:506-11. 2010
  5. ncbi Partially implantable bone conduction hearing aids without a percutaneous abutment (Otomag): technique and preliminary clinical results
    Ralf Siegert
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Recklinghausen, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:41-6. 2011
  6. ncbi Acoustic and physiologic aspects of bone conduction hearing
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:10-21. 2011
  7. ncbi Evidence for early loading of osseointegrated implants for bone conduction at 4 weeks
    Claire Marie McLarnon
    Newcastle BAHA Programme, ENT Department, Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Otol Neurotol 33:1578-82. 2012
  8. pmc Inertial bone conduction: symmetric and anti-symmetric components
    Namkeun Kim
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 12:261-79. 2011
  9. ncbi Historical background of bone conduction hearing devices and bone conduction hearing aids
    Albert Mudry
    Department Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:1-9. 2011
  10. ncbi Assessment of more than 1,000 implanted percutaneous bone conduction devices: skin reactions and implant survival
    Catharina A J Dun
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 33:192-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi The BAHA HC200/300 in comparison with conventional bone conduction hearing aids
    C T van der Pouw
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 24:171-6. 1999
    ..89 patients from a consecutive series who received a BAHA HC200/300 after having previously used conventional bone conduction hearing aids...
  2. ncbi Effect of cochlear reserve on postoperative outcome in otosclerosis
    Bulent Satar
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, GATA KBB Anabilim Dali, Etlik, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 264:489-93. 2007
    Patients with elevated bone conduction (BC) thresholds are not considered a good candidate for otosclerosis surgery. Sometimes, it might be difficult to decide to operate these patients considering relatively poor cochlear function...
  3. ncbi Bone-conducted evoked myogenic potentials from the sternocleidomastoid muscle
    K Sheykholeslami
    Department of Otolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Japan
    Acta Otolaryngol 120:731-4. 2000
    ..It is concluded that loud auditory stimuli delivered by bone- as well as air conduction can evoke myogenic potentials from the SCM. These responses seem to be of vestibular origin...
  4. pmc Evaluation of round window stimulation using the floating mass transducer by intracochlear sound pressure measurements in human temporal bones
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima
    Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 31:506-11. 2010
    ..Round window (RW) stimulation with a floating mass transducer (FMT) can be studied experimentally and optimized to enhance auditory transduction...
  5. ncbi Partially implantable bone conduction hearing aids without a percutaneous abutment (Otomag): technique and preliminary clinical results
    Ralf Siegert
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Recklinghausen, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:41-6. 2011
    ..gaps who cannot be corrected successfully by tympanoplasty or with mixed hearing loss may be treated with bone conduction hearing aids...
  6. ncbi Acoustic and physiologic aspects of bone conduction hearing
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:10-21. 2011
    b>Bone conduction (BC) is the way sound energy is transmitted by the skull bones to the cochlea causing a sound perception...
  7. ncbi Evidence for early loading of osseointegrated implants for bone conduction at 4 weeks
    Claire Marie McLarnon
    Newcastle BAHA Programme, ENT Department, Freeman Hospital, Freeman Road, High Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Otol Neurotol 33:1578-82. 2012
    ..The purpose of our study was to directly measure the stability of the abutment using resonance frequency analysis (RFA) and to report on the change in stability over time for implants loaded 4 weeks postoperatively...
  8. pmc Inertial bone conduction: symmetric and anti-symmetric components
    Namkeun Kim
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 12:261-79. 2011
    Of the two pathways through which we hear, air conduction (AC) and bone conduction (BC), the fundamental mechanisms of the BC pathway remain poorly understood, despite their clinical significance...
  9. ncbi Historical background of bone conduction hearing devices and bone conduction hearing aids
    Albert Mudry
    Department Otolaryngology, Stanford University, Palo Alto, Calif, USA
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 71:1-9. 2011
    ..of this chapter is to present the different historical steps which have permitted the production of this new bone conduction hearing device. The recognition of bone conduction hearing is old and was known at least in Antiquity...
  10. ncbi Assessment of more than 1,000 implanted percutaneous bone conduction devices: skin reactions and implant survival
    Catharina A J Dun
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 33:192-8. 2012
    This study assesses soft tissue reactions and implant stability of 1,132 percutaneous titanium implants (970 patients) for bone conduction devices (BCDs). In addition, it examines BCD usage and comparisons between different patient groups.
  11. ncbi Mutual cancellation between tones presented by air conduction, by bone conduction and by non-osseous (soft tissue) bone conduction
    Shai Chordekar
    Department of Communication Disorders, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Hear Res 283:180-4. 2012
    ..A major component of auditory stimulation by STC may not induce actual skull bone vibrations and may not involve bulk fluid volume displacements...
  12. ncbi Bone conduction in a three-dimensional model of the cochlea
    Frank Bohnke
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 68:393-6. 2006
    ..To study the influence of bone conduction, a formerly developed finite element model was excited by harmonic pressure signals at the cochlea wall...
  13. ncbi A finite element model of the human head for auditory bone conduction simulation
    Henning Taschke
    Lumberg Connect GmbH and Co KG, Schalksmuhle, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 68:319-23. 2006
    In order to investigate the mechanisms of bone conduction, a finite element model of the human head was developed. The most important steps of the modelling process are described...
  14. ncbi Basilar membrane and osseous spiral lamina motion in human cadavers with air and bone conduction stimuli
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hear Res 181:131-43. 2003
    It is generally accepted that bone conduction (BC) stimuli yield a traveling wave on the basilar membrane (BM) and hence stimulate the cochlea by the same mechanisms as normal air conduction (AC)...
  15. ncbi Infant air and bone conduction tone burst auditory brain stem responses for classification of hearing loss and the relationship to behavioral thresholds
    Kathy R Vander Werff
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York 13244, USA
    Ear Hear 30:350-68. 2009
    ..1) frequency-specific tone burst auditory brain stem response (TBABR) thresholds by air conduction (AC) and bone conduction (BC) in early infancy used to classify type and severity of HL, (2) ear-specific behavioral thresholds for ..
  16. ncbi Bone conduction hearing level in patients with eosinophilic otitis media associated with bronchial asthma
    Yukiko Iino
    Department of Otolaryngology, Jichi Medical University Saitama Medical Center, Saitama, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 29:949-52. 2008
    ..EOM patients show gradual deterioration of hearing and sometimes become deaf suddenly. However, there have been no systemic studies of bone conduction hearing level (BCHL) of patients with EOM.
  17. pmc Evidence of inner ear contribution in bone conduction in chinchilla
    David Chhan
    Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology Program, Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA
    Hear Res 301:66-71. 2013
    We investigated the contribution of the middle ear to the physiological response to bone conduction stimuli in chinchilla...
  18. ncbi Hearing outcomes of atresia surgery versus osseointegrated bone conduction device in patients with congenital aural atresia: a systematic review
    Garani S Nadaraja
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California Division of Otolaryngology, Department of Surgery, and Division of Public Health, Study Design and Biostatistics Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, U S A
    Otol Neurotol 34:1394-9. 2013
    To perform a systematic review, comparing hearing outcomes of atresiaplasty versus osseointegrated bone conduction device (OBCD) in congenital aural atresia (CAA) patients.
  19. ncbi Fluid volume displacement at the oval and round windows with air and bone conduction stimulation
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:797-812. 2004
    ..This was done during air conduction (AC) stimulation in seven fresh human temporal bones, and with bone conduction (BC) stimulation in eight temporal bones and one human cadaver head...
  20. ncbi Round window membrane motion with air conduction and bone conduction stimulation
    Stefan Stenfelt
    Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, SE 41296 Goteborg, Sweden
    Hear Res 198:10-24. 2004
    ..a laser Doppler vibrometer in four specimens with air conduction (AC) stimulation and in four specimens with bone conduction (BC) stimulation...
  21. ncbi Stability of osseointegrated bone conduction systems in children: a pilot study
    Pasquale Marsella
    Bambino Gesu Children s Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Otol Neurotol 33:797-803. 2012
    To obtain objective data of bone conduction implant stability and osseointegration in children; to compare in pediatric subjects the stability and osseointegration of the novel TiOblast-coated implant system (BI300) to the previous ..
  22. ncbi A new semi-implantable transcutaneous bone conduction device: clinical, surgical, and audiologic outcomes in patients with congenital ear canal atresia
    Ralf Siegert
    Department of Oto Rhino Laryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Prosper Hospital, Recklinghausen, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 34:927-34. 2013
    ..We have developed a new partially implantable Bone Conduction Hearing Device (BCHD) without a percutaneous abutment and have been using them clinically for over 6 years...
  23. ncbi Impact of floating mass transducer coupling and positioning in round window vibroplasty
    Gunesh P Rajan
    Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Unit, School of Surgery, University of Western Australia, Australia
    Otol Neurotol 32:271-7. 2011
    ..We investigated the coupling efficiency between the FMT and the RWM and how the efficiency is altered by the FMT position, the degree of FMT-RWM contact, and the use of a soft tissue coupler...
  24. ncbi Perioperative recordings of vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials in otosclerosis
    Fabian Singbartl
    Department of Otolaryngology at Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin, Hospital of the University of Berlin, Charite Medical School, Berlin, Germany
    Otol Neurotol 27:1070-3. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate saccular function in patients with otosclerosis. Furthermore, the influence of stapedotomy on the vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials (VEMPs) should be demonstrated...
  25. 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
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether vestibular-evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) correlates with the progression of otosclerosis...
  26. ncbi Audiometric evaluation of bilaterally fitted bone-anchored hearing aids
    A J Bosman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiology 40:158-67. 2001
    ..Candidacy for bilateral fitting was primarily based on symmetry of bone conduction thresholds...
  27. pmc Vestibular activation by bone conducted sound
    M S Welgampola
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, Prince of Wales Hospital and UNSW Clinical School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:771-8. 2003
    ..To examine the properties and potential clinical uses of myogenic potentials to bone conducted sound...
  28. ncbi Vestibular primary afferent responses to sound and vibration in the guinea pig
    Ian S Curthoys
    Vestibular Research Laboratory, School of Psychology, The University of Sydney, NSW, Sydney, 2006, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 210:347-52. 2011
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  29. ncbi Consensus statements on the BAHA system: where do we stand at present?
    Ad F M Snik
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol Suppl 195:2-12. 2005
    ....
  30. ncbi Bone conduction impairment in chronic ear disease
    C J Linstrom
    Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, East Orange, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 110:437-41. 2001
    The preoperative and postoperative bone conduction (BC) thresholds were prospectively investigated in 24 patients with chronic ear disease in the form of cholesteatoma, chronic suppurative otitis media, or adhesive otitis media...
  31. ncbi The bone-anchored hearing aid in patients with a unilateral air-bone gap
    Ad F M Snik
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 23:61-6. 2002
    ..To study the benefit of the application of a bone-anchored hearing aid in patients with a unilateral air-bone gap...
  32. ncbi Ossicular chain reconstruction improves bone conduction threshold in chronic otitis media
    H S Lee
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Pundang Jesaeng Hospital, Daejin Medical Center, Sungnam, Korea
    J Laryngol Otol 122:351-6. 2008
    This study aimed to assess the elevation of bone conduction threshold in patients with chronic otitis media and to investigate the mechanism of this phenomenon...
  33. ncbi Unilateral deafness after acoustic neuroma surgery: subjective hearing handicap and the effect of the bone-anchored hearing aid
    Henrik Terkel Andersen
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Hellerup, Denmark
    Otol Neurotol 27:809-14. 2006
    ..To evaluate the subjective hearing handicap in patients with unilateral deafness after acoustic neuroma surgery and the effect of the Bone-anchored Hearing Aid (BAHA) on test band...
  34. ncbi The evidence base for the application of contralateral bone anchored hearing aids in acquired unilateral sensorineural hearing loss in adults
    D M Baguley
    Audiology Department, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Clin Otolaryngol 31:6-14. 2006
    ..It is perhaps only appropriate to insert a BAHA peg at the time of vestibular schwanoma tumour excision in patients with good preoperative hearing, as their hearing handicap increases most...
  35. ncbi Comparison of the bone anchored hearing aid implantable hearing device with contralateral routing of offside signal amplification in the rehabilitation of unilateral deafness
    John K Niparko
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Otol Neurotol 24:73-8. 2003
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  36. ncbi Bone conduction auditory brainstem responses in infants
    P E Campbell
    Plymouth Institute of Neuroscience, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 118:117-22. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the role of bone conduction auditory brainstem responses (BC-ABR)...
  37. ncbi The floating mass transducer at the round window: direct transmission or bone conduction?
    Andreas Arnold
    University Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Hear Res 263:120-7. 2010
    ..to the cochlear fluids of an FMT placed at the round window (rwFMT) with special attention to the role of bone conduction. A posterior tympanotomy was performed on eleven ears of seven human whole head specimens...
  38. ncbi Bone-anchored hearing aid in unilateral inner ear deafness: a study of 20 patients
    Myrthe K S Hol
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiol Neurootol 9:274-81. 2004
    ..To evaluate the benefit of a bone-anchored hearing aid (BAHA) contralateral routing of sound (CROS) in 20 patients with unilateral inner ear deafness...
  39. ncbi Bone-anchored hearing aids in unilateral inner ear deafness: an evaluation of audiometric and patient outcome measurements
    Myrthe K S Hol
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 26:999-1006. 2005
    ..To evaluate the benefit of a bone-anchored hearing aid contralateral routing of sound hearing aid (BAHA CROS hearing aid) in 29 patients with unilateral inner ear deafness...
  40. ncbi Further evidence for a fluid pathway during bone conduction auditory stimulation
    Haim Sohmer
    Department of Physiology, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, P O B No 12272, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Hear Res 193:105-10. 2004
    This study was designed to evaluate the suggestion that during bone vibrator stimulation on skull bone (bone conduction auditory stimulation), a major connection between the site of the bone vibrator and the inner ear is a fluid pathway...
  41. ncbi Influence of a totally open oval window on bone conduction in otosclerosis
    Andreas Arnold
    University Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Audiol Neurootol 16:23-8. 2011
    The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in bone conduction thresholds before, during and after total stapedectomy.
  42. ncbi Preliminary study on vestibular-evoked myogenic potential induced by bone-conducted stimuli
    Atsushi Miyamoto
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Nishinomiya, Japan
    Otol Neurotol 27:1110-4. 2006
    ..To study the relationship between vestibular-evoked myogenic potential evoked by air-conducted stimuli (A-VEMP) and those evoked by bone-conducted stimuli (B-VEMP)...
  43. ncbi Middle ear structure and bone conduction in Spalax, Eospalax, and Tachyoryctes mole-rats (Rodentia: Spalacidae)
    Matthew J Mason
    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Morphol 271:462-72. 2010
    ..Based on the observed anatomy, three hypothetical modes of bone conduction are argued to represent more likely mechanisms through which mole-rats can detect ground vibrations: ..
  44. ncbi New perspectives for middle ear implants: first results in otosclerosis with mixed hearing loss
    Frederic Venail
    ENT Department, Hopital Nord, APHM, Marseille, France
    Laryngoscope 117:552-5. 2007
    ..Audiologic results were similar to those obtained in cases of sensorineural HL. One case of postoperative labyrinthitis was observed...
  45. 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
    ..to sensorineural function did not significantly differ between the normal (air conduction) and affected ear (bone conduction)...
  46. ncbi Maturation of bone conduction multiple auditory steady-state responses
    Susan Anne Small
    School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, The University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6T1Z3, Canada
    Int J Audiol 47:476-88. 2008
    ..Different 'normal levels' for infants of different ages must be used and are proposed in this study...
  47. ncbi Bone conduction experiments in humans - a fluid pathway from bone to ear
    H Sohmer
    Department of Physiology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medicla School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Hear Res 146:81-8. 2000
    Animal experiments in this laboratory have led to the suggestion that a major pathway in bone conduction stimulation to the inner ear is via the skull contents (brain and CSF). This hypothesis was now tested in humans...
  48. ncbi Short- and long-term results with implantable transcutaneous and percutaneous bone-conduction devices
    A F Snik
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Nijmegen University Hospital, The Netherlands
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:265-8. 1998
    ....
  49. 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...
  50. ncbi Bone-conduction amplification with completely-in-the-canal hearing aids
    D E Hayes
    Audiology Services, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Audiol 9:59-66. 1998
    ..the physical vibrations of microphone and receiver components may be used to improve hearing aid gain through bone conduction. Three cases are presented that will introduce this phenomenon for two transcranial CROS fittings and for one ..
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi Video-oculography findings in patients with otosclerosis
    Juuso Kujala
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Otol Neurotol 26:1134-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the existence of vestibular irritation with video-oculography before and after stapes surgery and to examine whether there would be signs of specific end-organ irritation...
  54. ncbi Transient depression of inner ear function after stapedotomy: skeeter versus CO(2) laser technique
    T Somers
    University ENT Department, Sint Augustinus Hospital, Wilrijk, Belgium
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:267-72. 2007
    ..An early postoperative transient depression of the bone conduction thresholds is frequently detected after stapes surgery...
  55. ncbi Very far-advanced otosclerosis: stapedotomy or cochlear implantation
    Marie Noelle Calmels
    Department of Otology Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery, Purpan Hospital, Toulouse, CHU Toulouse, France
    Acta Otolaryngol 127:574-8. 2007
    ..This can justify our decision to propose stapedotomy at the initial treatment in patients with very far-advanced otosclerosis. In cases of hearing failure after stapes surgery, cochlear implantation is an option...
  56. 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...
  57. 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...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
    ..b>Bone conduction thresholds did not change significantly during the Bing test in any patient...
  60. 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
    ..The results of our study show that DPOAEs cannot replace behavioral threshold tests; they may only be included in a battery of tests for a complete clinical follow-up for efficiency monitoring after stapes surgery...
  61. ncbi Air and bone conduction change after stapedotomy and partial stapedectomy for otosclerosis
    Nicola Quaranta
    Otorhinolaryngology Clinic G Lugli, Otologic and Neurotologic Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology and Otorhinolaryngology, University of Bari, Italy
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:116-20. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze and compare the results obtained in otosclerosis patient undergoing stapedotomy and partial stapedectomy...
  62. ncbi First experience with a new stapes clip piston in stapedotomy
    W Grolman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 26:595-8. 2005
    ..This new type of stapes piston was designed to avoid the crimping onto the incus in stapedotomy. This one clip fits all designs and enables solid fixation by clicking the prosthesis onto the long process of the incus without crimping...
  63. ncbi Argon laser assisted small fenestra stapedotomy for otosclerosis
    Vivek Raut
    New Cross Hospital, Wednesfield Road, Wolverhampton WV10 0QP, UK
    Auris Nasus Larynx 32:11-5. 2005
    ..Preservation of cochlear function was assessed by comparing the average pre- and post-operative bone conduction thresholds. Complications arising were analysed. The post-operative air-bone gap at 0...
  64. ncbi ["One shot" CO2 laser stapedotomy]
    S Jovanovic
    Hals Nasen Ohren Klinik, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin
    HNO 54:842-50. 2006
    ..In order to further optimize the surgical technique with CO(2) laser in stapes surgery, a scanner system was used to obtain a footplate perforation of 0.5-0.6 mm with only one laser application ("one-shot" stapedotomy)...
  65. 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
    ..Implantable hearing aids have been developed for patients with perceptional HL and normal middle ear function but not for patients with middle ear disease or malformation...
  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
    ..6-mm platinum wire Teflon piston was used. The pre- and postoperative bone conduction thresholds were compared at the frequencies 250 Hz, 500 Hz, 1 kHz, 1.5 kHz, 2 kHz, 3 kHz and 4 kHz...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi Autogenic and xenogenic materials in stapes surgery: retrospective analysis of 350 cases
    Marcin Durko
    Otosurgery Department, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:179-83. 2007
    ..Retrospective analysis of the postoperative hearing results in stapes surgery using autogenic materials versus xenogenic materials at the 12-month follow-up...
  69. ncbi A new self-fixing and articulated malleus grip stapedectomy prosthesis
    Rudolf Hausler
    Department of ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:197-201. 2007
    ..It appears that with the new Clip Piston MVP the previously difficult surgery of malleus-grip stapedectomy has become straight forward and technically simpler...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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
    ..All the patients with stapes surgery had significant hearing gain and bone conduction thresholds did not differ significantly in any of the cases; the mean postoperative air-bone gap at the main ..
  73. ncbi Analysis of the long-term hearing results after the surgical repair of aural atresia
    Sun O Chang
    Department of Otolaryngology, Seoul National University National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Laryngoscope 116:1835-41. 2006
    ..The authors analyzed hearing results after CAA surgery with long-term follow-up (F/U) with respect to several clinical factors...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. ncbi Technical and clinical aspects of 'one-shot' CO(2) laser stapedotomy
    S Jovanovic
    ENT Department, Charite University Medical Center, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:255-66. 2007
    ..In order to further optimize the surgical technique with the CO(2) laser in stapes surgery, a scanner system was used to obtain a footplate perforation of 0.5-0.6mm with only one laser application ('one-shot' stapedotomy)...
  78. ncbi Bone conduction variation poststapedotomy
    Luca Moscillo
    ENT Department S Maria delle Grazie Hospital Pozzuoli, Naples, Italy
    Am J Otolaryngol 27:330-3. 2006
    We evaluated the variation in bone conduction auditory thresholds in patients undergoing surgical intervention for otosclerosis as part of our report on the use of surgery in patients with a small air-bone gap...
  79. ncbi Binaural hearing, atresia, and the masking dilemma
    Martin L Lenhardt
    Ceres Biotechnology, LLC, Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Int Tinnitus J 12:96-100. 2006
    ..This aspect of the bone audiogram should not be overlooked. We suggest two uses of binaural bone conduction hearing to help resolve the dilemma--one an auditory brainstem response variation, the other a high-frequency ..
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi [Long term results stape surgery]
    Tatiana Gierek
    Katedra i Klinika Laryngologii Sl AM w Katowicach
    Otolaryngol Pol 60:653-61. 2006
    ..Audiometric assessment for air and bone conduction was performed according to the European Academy of Otology and Neuro-Otology (EAO-NO) criteria...
  82. ncbi Audiological evaluation of patients with otosclerosis
    Rudolf Probst
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:119-26. 2007
    ..The measurement of pure-tone air and bone conduction thresholds has limitations that prevent an accurate diagnosis based solely upon these test results...
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi [Glasgow Benefit Plot for evaluation of stapedectomy result]
    Marcin Szymanski
    Klinika Otolaryngologii AM w Lublinie
    Otolaryngol Pol 57:403-6. 2003
    ..Evaluation of hearing tests using the Glasgow Benefit Plot enables to evaluate patient's hearing disability and to predict possible benefit from surgery for individual cases...
  85. ncbi Efficacy of evaluation of audiometric results after stapes surgery in otosclerosis. II. A method for reporting results from individual cases
    A J De Bruijn
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery and the Department of Audiology (Professor Dreschler, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:84-9. 2001
    ..This results in 2 plots, which we called the Amsterdam Hearing Evaluation Plots. Audiometric data from 451 stapes operations were used to demonstrate the use of the Amsterdam Hearing Evaluation Plots...
  86. ncbi [Results after erbium:YAG-laser stapedotomy]
    T Keck
    Universitäts HNO Klinik Ulm
    Laryngorhinootologie 82:157-61. 2003
    ..The analysis of postoperative results after Erbium : YAG-Laser stapedotomy in patients with otosclerosis...
  87. 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
    ..Untreated anterior mallear ligament fixation produced a persistent air-bone gap of approximately 10 dB after stapedioplasty...
  88. ncbi Fluoride therapy for cochlear otosclerosis? an audiometric and computerized tomography evaluation
    W Derks
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Acta Otolaryngol 121:174-7. 2001
    ..There was no clear relationship between the size and site of otospongiotic lesions on CT and the severity of SNHL. Follow-up with CT evaluation did not provide reliable information as to the efficacy of fluoride therapy...
  89. 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
    ..001). For most patients (74%), these improvements were maintained two years after active treatment...
  90. ncbi Retrospective analysis of early postoperative hearing results obtained after stapedotomy with implantation of a new titanium stapes prosthesis
    C L Zuur
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Academical Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 24:863-7. 2003
    ..To evaluate the early postoperative hearing results of a new titanium stapes prosthesis (K-Piston) implanted in patients with otosclerosis...
  91. ncbi Otosclerosis and chronic tinnitus
    Ronald E Gristwood
    Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, Australia
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 112:398-403. 2003
    ..Tinnitus has an association with gender (p < .0001), mean preoperative bone conduction (BC) level (p = .0012), mean air conduction (AC) level (p = .0192), and mean air-bone gap (p = .0075)...
  92. 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...
  93. ncbi Stapedotomy with microdrill or carbon dioxide laser: influence on inner ear function
    Thomas Somers
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Saint Augustine Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 115:880-5; discussion 886. 2006
    ..randomized audiological analysis of 336 otosclerosis operations was conducted to compare the evolution of bone conduction thresholds after primary stapedotomy with two different techniques to open the footplate: microdrill and ..
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. ncbi Long-term hearing results after stapes surgery: a 20-year follow-up
    Antti A Aarnisalo
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
    Otol Neurotol 24:567-71. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the results of stapes surgery after 20 years of follow-up and to compare the results between large fenestra versus small fenestra stapedotomy...
  97. 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...
  98. 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...
  99. 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
    Otosclerosis causes loss of air conduction (AC) but also bone conduction (BC) may be deteriorated. It is reported that also BC may improve after surgical treatment of otosclerosis...
  100. ncbi Stapedotomy for tympanosclerotic stapes fixation: is it safe and efficient? A review of 68 cases
    Robert Vincent
    Jean Causse Ear Clinic, Traverse de Béziers, Clombiers, France
    Otol Neurotol 23:866-72. 2002
    ..The procedure is traditionally considered to carry a high risk of postoperative sensorineural hearing loss. The aim of this study was to report the hearing results in surgically treated cases of stapes fixation...
  101. ncbi Preliminary ossiculoplasty results using the Kurz titanium prostheses
    Wesley W O Krueger
    The Otology Group, San Antonio, TX 78240, USA
    Otol Neurotol 23:836-9. 2002
    ..The effectiveness of these new prostheses is being tested in a prospective multicenter study...

Research Grants27

  1. Human middle-ear imaging, physiology, and biomechanics
    CHARLES RICHARD STEELE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..New methods to measure bone conduction sensitivity will be developed for high frequencies and combined with existing air conduction measurement ..
  2. For Hearing Component in the Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS)
    Lisa Lavange; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Mechanics of Human Middle & Inner Ear: Basic Science &Clinical Application
    Hideko Heidi Nakajima; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The measurements of BC-evoked DP will elucidate BC mechanisms and improve applications of BC for diagnosis and treatment. ..
  4. Multisensory foundations of speech perception in infancy
    Janet F Werker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Heard speech, both of the maternal voice via bone conduction and of external (filtered) speech through the uterus, is organized in part by this somatosensory/motor ..
  5. Structure and Function Relations in Middle Ears
    John J Rosowski; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Recent reports come to contradictory conclusions on the clinical significance of compressive bone conduction, and point to a sensitivity of this mechanism to inner-ear conductive pathology...
  6. Bone Conduction Testing for Newborn Hearing Screening
    Linda J Hood; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..hearing screening device that will incorporate novel testing procedures combining simultaneous air and bone conduction testing so that mild hearing losses (<35 dB nHL) are better and consistently detected...
  7. BIOMECHANICS OF THE MIDDLE EAR
    THOMAS HETHERINGTON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..This work is relevant to understanding pathways of vibratory and auditory stimulation of the inner ear that bypass the tympanum and auditory ossicular chain, such as those involved in the phenomenon of bone conduction hearing in humans.
  8. SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS--PERILYMPHATIC FISTULAS
    Robert Kohut; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..the presence of naturally occurring LCP of the fossula post fenestram in squirrel monkeys (b)feasibility of bone conduction ABR in the cat, and (c) unreliable fluorescein concentration in perilymph in the cat...
  9. Tooth Phone Auditory Device TPAD
    BARRY MERSKY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Device - TPAD ABSTRACT The Tooth Phone(R) Auditory Device - TPAD is new alternative device to the only direct bone conduction hearing aid currently accepted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of certain ..
  10. FEILD STUDY OF HEARING PROTECTOR EVALUATION PROCEDURE
    THOMAS RIMMER; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..A recently developed alternative procedure called bone conduction loudness balance (BCLB) seems to meet all requirements for universally usable field HPD attenuation ..
  11. Audiometric Earphone - Phase 1
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The occlusion effect necessitates that the test ear be uncovered during bone conduction testing...
  12. Echolocator for Blind Infants
    Douglas Richards; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..making a more natural sensory substitution; and (c) by presenting the sounds in the ultrasonic region through bone conduction, it does not interfere with hearing of speech or environmental sounds...
  13. 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]..
  14. Development of Improved Earphone for Hearing Testing
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The occlusion effect necessitates that the test ear be uncovered during bone conduction testing...
  15. Ear Biomechanics for Restoration of Hearing
    RONG GAN; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Thus, the results will be essential for improving the diagnosis of OME, assessing surgical treatment for conductive hearing loss, and potentially improve the quality of life for millions of people. ..
  16. ACOUSTIC RESPONSES OF THE HUMAN COCHLEA AND MIDDLE EAR
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  17. 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. ..
  18. MOLECULAR BASIS OF VESTIBULAR EFFERENT FUNCTION
    P Ashley Wackym; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Molecular biology of deafness in the Meniere's Model
    CLIFF MEGERIAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. 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. ..
  21. AUDITORY PROCESSING AND SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS
    W Summers; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Later studies apply these findings to tasks involving speech-like material and to running speech in order to clarify the role of the active mechanism in the processing of speech in competing sound. ..
  22. AUDITORY DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY-AMPLIFIED CHILDREN
    Yvonne Sininger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  23. 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. ..
  24. Ninth Symposium on Cochlear Implants for Children
    John Niparko; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..250) presentations. Panel discussions (n=3) will be scheduled, as will technical updates (n=3). Proceedings of the 9th Symposium will be published in the Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. ..
  25. 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. ..
  26. OTOREFLECTANCE ASSESSMENT OF MIDDLE-EAR FUNCTIONING
    DOUGLAS KEEFE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Outcomes from Phase II will evaluate whether OR is more accurate than conventional tests to screen and diagnose middle-ear dysfunction in clinical applications of important societal concern. [unreadable] [unreadable]..