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...
- BOX 9-5 DEAFNESS. Scanlon, Valerie C.; Sanders, Tina // Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology;Jan2007, p214
Information on deafness from Chapter 9 of the book "Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology" is presented. It defines deafness as the inability to hear properly. It explains how deafness is classified into different types. It identifies the cause of conduction deafness, nerve deafness, and central...
- 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.
- audiology. Peters, Michael // BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p79
A definition of the term "audiology" is presented. It refers to the study of hearing, particularly hearing disorders or impairment.
- 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.