Duration Discrimination in Listeners With Cochlear Hearing Loss: Effects of Stimulus Type and Frequency
- Topographic spread of inferior colliculus activation in response to acoustic and intracochlear electric stimulation. Snyder, Russell L.; Bierer, Julie A.; Middlebrooks, John C. // JARO - Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology;Sep2004, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p305
The design of contemporary multichannel cochlear implants is predicated on the presumption that they activate multiple independent sectors of the auditory nerve array. The independence of these channels, however, is limited by the spread of activation from each intracochlear electrode across the...
- Successful Cochlear Implantation in a Patient With Bilateral Progressive Sensorineural Hearing Loss After Traumatic Subarachnoid Hemorrhage and Brain Contusion. Fujimoto, Chisato; Ito, Ken; Takano, Shingo; Karino, Shotaro; Iwasaki, Shinichi // Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology;Dec2007, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p897
Objectives: We address the proper indications for cochlear implantation for profound deafness with possible retrocochlear involvement by reporting successful implantation in a patient with traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage and brain contusion. Methods: We present a patient (55-year-old man) who...
- A Little Bit Louder, Please. Noonan, David; Ulick, Josh; Springen, Karen; Scelfo, Julie // Newsweek;6/6/2005, Vol. 145 Issue 23, p42
Focuses on Americans with hearing loss. Experience of former punk rocker Kathy Peck, who is hearing impaired; Number of Americans who have some degree of hearing loss, from mild to severe; Expectation that the number will soar in the coming years; How the threat of hearing loss and the need for...
- HIGH-FREQUENCY DEAFNESS AND THE HYBRID COCHLEAR IMPLANT IN CHILDREN. Lesinski-Schiedat, Anke; Schuessler, Mark; lllg, Angelika; Büchner, Andreas; Lenarz, Thomas // Journal of Hearing Science;Dec2011, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p66
High-frequency deafness in children requires different surgical approaches in order to preserve the intracochlear structure for future therapies. This investigation proved that the residual hearing could be preserved and that the auditory development of the younger children is comparable to the...
- HEARING LOSS--IT'S NOT JUST THE EARBUDS. // Mix;Nov2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p19
The article cites key research findings indicating that 16.1% of adults had speech-frequency hearing loss in the U.S. from 2003 to 2004. The incidence of speech-frequency hearing loss was observed to be increasing among people who are 20 to 29 years old. It also occurred earlier in people who...
- Minimizing Acquired Sensorineural Hearing Loss. Kujawa, Sharon G. // ASHA Leader;4/13/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 7, p10
Discusses ways to prevent sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL). Use of hearing aids and cochlear implants; Molecular bases of hearing losses; Genetic contributions to acquired SNHL susceptibility.
- Dehiscence of Bone Overlying the Superior Semicircular Canal as a Cause of an Air-Bone Gap on Audiometry: A Case Study. Cox, Kenneth M.; Lee, Daniel J.; Carey, John P.; Minor, Lloyd B. // American Journal of Audiology;Jun2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p11
Describes a patient with bilateral superior canal dehiscence who had bilateral low-frequency conductive hearing loss, normal middle ear function and intact vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials. Case study; Evaluation of responses to vestibular-evoked myogenic potentials; Discussion.
- 10d Hearing Loss and screening. Rodgers, Rosemary W. // Practice Nurse;5/23/2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p75
Presents guidelines for nurses on the diagnosis of hearing loss. Categories of the causes of deafness; Screening process for patients with a hearing loss; Discussion of the use of audiograms as part of a hearing assessment. INSETS: OBJECTIVE TESTING TO IDENTIFY HEARING...
- hearing loss. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p363
A definition of the term "hearing loss" is presented, which refers to a deterioration in the ability to perceive sound.